All answers I gave were true and honest. Upon agreeing on the date in which I was to drive to the office in Midland, that was pretty much it until I arrived. Upon arriving, I did an intake interview, did the normal introductions,took an aptitude test, went for a drug test, and then proceeded to the beginning stage of the Training Program (3 days in the office, reading and taking quizzes and tests), then to was sent to my first rig. Although I felt extremely overwhelmed (as most do), I now look back and realize that is the best way to get your feet wet! Yes, they have high expectations for new employees, it is only to see if they have what it takes. Not everyone will survive in the oilfield. Being put 'on the spot', so to speak, is the best way to find out if that candidate will work out.