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Over the past few decades, global supply chains opened many new options for manufacturing products. While most businesses sought lower-cost options overseas, recent economic events and changes in consumer preferences have led to a revitalization of American manufacturing. Today, the manufacturing industry is looking to become more sustainable, digital, skilled, and resilient, according to McKinsey
The oil and gas industry relies on pipes for nearly every operation, making them a central part of the industry. Even though they are made of hard materials like steel and aluminum, they are prone to damage, making pipe protection so vital. Pipes are manufactured to very precise measurements so that they can stand up
Every six or seven years, the American Petroleum Institute (API) releases an update to its standards for the oil and gas industry. With every release, oil and gas companies must adhere to the new standards closely since they promote safety and quality within the industry and their company’s work. While the new edition has not
Even though we have become a world of green economy, oil is still a valuable commodity that creates fortunes. China recently surpassed the United States in oil imports, and it seems that the situation will not change in the coming years.
The oil and gas industry continues to focus on its development and finding ways to improve safety. And one of the most important ways it does this is by holding semi-annual meetings where industry participants can give their input on the changes to standards for our industry. The API Winter Standards Meeting is coming up
What Are API Specifications? API specifications are set up to define how octg pipe should be manufactured and protected. The most common versions used are the API 10th Edition or API Annex I. These define in great detail how thread protectors can be manufactured to fit a wide variety of applications. The standards do more
MSI produces more thread protectors in North America than anyone else. There are three simple reasons for this: MSI is committed to having the largest library of product line options to meet your specific needs and making API-compliant options, we have an in-house production operation, and our facility is designed to produce inventory faster than
The threads on oil and gas pipe are the most critical part of each pipe. Damaged threads may result in ill-fitting pipe connections that could leak leading to environmental hazards and costly wellsite downtime. Fortunately, MSI’s thread protectors are widely used in the Canadian oil and gas market to minimize pipe problems. With a long
MSI Pipe Protection Technologies is headquartered in the United States with over 10 other oil and gas basin locations. However, we didn’t stop there. We have also loyally served Canada since 2000. MSI is located in Leduc of Alberta Province, right in the heart of the Alberta oil patch. Today, we have a total of