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When using thread protectors, you want to have the best quality possible to ensure your pipe is protected. But in the event the thread protector is not functioning as expected, you probably want to know that you can get replacement parts without hassle. Luckily, at MSI Pipe Protection Technologies we take our product quality seriously
When working with a drill pipe protection company, product quality and customer service can’t be overlooked. Without innovative product design and an available, understanding customer service team, your orders would fall through the cracks. That’s why our team at MSI Pipe Protection Technologies prioritizes these aspects of our business. Keep reading to learn more about
Owning a drilling company comes with all sorts of responsibilities, and one of the most important ways to keep your operations running smoothly is ensuring your thread protectors meet API specifications. With the United States alone producing over 635 million barrels of crude oil, it is important for every company to think about how to
Thread protectors are one of the most important products you should own. They can protect your OCTG and drill pipes from corrosion all year long as they’re being stored, transported, or during lifting. However, many companies tend to overlook the importance of quality. They try to save on costs by purchasing disposable or cheaper products.
A major concern of OCTG and drill pipe manufacturers is how to store and transfer your pipes without sustaining any damage. You need a safe method to bundle, lift, and transport your heavy-duty pipes, even in tough conditions. To help manufacturers, MSI offers our Rhino™ Tubular Handling Systems. They were designed for performance, strength, and
Almost every industry has been affected by the recent slowing in the global supply chain, and pipe protection products are not exempt. While there are numerous sources for thread protectors, many companies are facing longer lead times and rising costs. So, what are the specific issues that manufacturers are facing? Here are a few you
In the oil and gas industry, pipes are an important commodity that needs to be protected. But it can be challenging to find the right thread protectors. There are numerous sources, but they often have long lead times or issues with quality, due to global supply chain issues like delivery delays and labor shortages. At
Current global conditions are leading to an increase in oil production in Europe. The Russian/Ukrainian war is currently in its sixth month. The entire continent of Europe has had to look for oil closer to home to replace Russian oil. This increase in oil production in the North Seas will increase both your pipes and
Global players in the oil and gas industry understand one major thing: governments’ political statements and public posturing can directly impact their bottom line. From shipping lanes to supply and demand, every aspect of the market relies on the relationships and trade agreements countries and allies fostered after the 2nd World War. As new
Due to the perception that thread protectors and other pipe protections are just “mere commodities,” many companies buy cheaper protectors in an effort to save money. Whether they are aware of it or not, these companies are putting their organizations at risk. Pipe protectors that are too cheap or inferior can damage pipes or cause
In the coming decade, oil and gas operators will face new challenges and need to find additional efficiencies to retain their market position. According to Deloitte’s industry outlook, investment shortages and volatile demand growth will plague producers over the next few years. The technological innovations from the previous decade provided many positive returns. Those returns
When you can’t manufacture and store your products in-house, your business has to deal with the frustrations and challenges of a disrupted, global supply chain. But what’s causing these issues? One main challenge is that unpredictable product shortages from the pandemic are causing delivery delays. Last year, over 60% of manufacturers said they dealt with