Trace Adkins, a former oil roughneck, has written and recorded a song called "Black Gold" that will open an upcoming truTV series of the same name.
The show, which premieres at 10 p.m. EDT June 18, follows three drilling crews in their quest for oil in West Texas.
Before he was a country star, Adkins, 46, of Sarepta, La., worked as a roughneck and derrickman on offshore drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.
Adkins has kept a high-profile in recent months. He was runner-up on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," appeared in CBS' "The Young and the Restless" and won best male video for "I Got My Game On" at the Country Music Television awards.
The singer's other hits include "You're Gonna Miss This," "Honky-tonk Badonkadonk" and "Ladies Love Country Boys."