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Pipes of all sizes are shipped by truck, rail, and boat, and most pipes are then stored in yard directly exposed to the elements. But what happens when pipes aren’t properly protected while getting from point A to point B? Anyone who works in the offshore oil industry or at a pipe storage facility knows
In the oil well industry, perforating guns are a standard tool used in connecting pipelines. Perforating guns are used in many industries but are commonly found in the oil and gas well industries. There are different types of perforating guns, depending on how they will be used. A perforating gun is used to create openings
Offshore drilling is a double-edged sword. Extracted crude oil and natural gases help turn the gears of society from powering the most common forms of transportation to making sure lights at home can be turned on to serving as raw materials for products people consume regularly. On the other hand, many people ask if offshore
Sucker rods are the primary parts of oil and gas production. These 25- to 30-foot-high grade steel rods use an up and down motion as part of a sucker rod pumping system. The rod is threaded at both ends, allowing a tight connection. This connection joins the above-ground and down-hole components of a well together.
Crude oil is the lifeblood of economies. Without oil, modern society would practically come to a halt. The United States is now the largest oil producer in the world. It’s responsible for 15% of crude oil production, followed by Russia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Canada. This feat did not happen overnight. The pioneer oil drillers
Pipe protectors and thread protectors are necessary investments for those in the oil business. Whether preparing your assets for rig use or moving them within your local yard, thread protection lowers the risk of pipe damage due to situations like rough weather, long-term storage, or rugged transportation. MSI Pipe Protection Technologies offers superior thread protection
Oil reserves are not only found on land. Thanks to modern offshore drilling rigs and platforms, societies can tap into the vast reserves of oil and natural gas in the world’s oceans. Once a proper survey has been conducted and the perfect spot for extraction identified, offshore drilling activities can commence. It’s a much more
The number of rigs around the world varies. The operation of oil rigs depends on the economic activity in a specific region or across the globe. The amount of oil in storage also matters because it signals whether the oil demand is rising or falling. MSI Pipe Protection Technologies reports on oil rig location maps
When you handle tubular products, you know how important they are to the overall success of your business, so it makes sense to protect them at all times. When you shop for pipe protection products you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of products, leaving you unsure of what products are best suited to
As you know, pipe threads are easily damaged when pipe is being transported for use and subjected to the rough environments the oil and gas industries are known for. Luckily, thread protectors can work to protect your pipe from harsh conditions. Choosing the right level of thread protection will extend the life of your pipe
As an asset to your business, pipe should be protected even when it is in your own yard. Using pipe protection products will work to extend the life of your tubular products, effectively protecting your bottom line. While it is easy to overlook thread protection when pipe is not in use or it is being
MSI is proud to offer a wide variety of pipe protection products that help protect tubular products to ensure they are always in the best working condition possible when they arrive on the job site. Not sure pipe protection products are something you need to invest in? Looking at how drill pipe is usually