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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Oil and Drill Pipe Protector Industries

All employees in the oil industry, including drill pipe protector suppliers, have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies have been forced to change their long-term plans or shift contracts, and employees have even lost jobs because of this. Offshore oil rigging companies are no exception, as construction and maintenance have slowed significantly. This is partly due to delays in

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MSI's Rhino Tubular System

The Ins and Outs of the Rhino Tubular Handling System

When your pipe handling needs require the maximum level of performance, strength, and endurance, you need the Rhino Tubular Handling System. Rhino systems have been perfected by MSI Pipe Protection Technologies over the past 40 years to make bundling, lifting, and transporting tubular stock easier and faster. Here are the top features and benefits of

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Tubular Handling: The Rhino Tubular Handling System

Transporting pipe is essential to the business as pipes are responsible for moving fluids, such as oil, from one location to another. When pipe is not in use it has to be carefully stored so that it will not be damaged.  The safe transportation and storage of pipe have long frustrated businesses because if it

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Why MSI’s High-Quality Manufacturing Standards Matter

As a global leader in the Oil Country Tubular Goods (OTCG) market, MSI Pipe Protection Technologies prioritizes high-quality standards in manufacturing processes. As the demand for crude oil globally is set to surpass pre-pandemic levels at an average of 99.7 million barrels, our precision piping products can’t fail. Keep reading to learn more about our

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MSI’s Commitment to Recycling Plastic Protectors

Those involved in the oil, gas, and drilling industries know how vital pipe thread protector products are. With how essential they are for rig operations, it’s easy to see how so many of these drill pipe protectors, amongst other pipe products, get tossed to landfills and improperly disposed of. Ethical decision-making is becoming more and

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4 Types of Technologies Used in Pipe Protection

When it comes to pipe protection, it’s important to understand what types of technology are available to you. From OCTG pipe protection to pipe end protectors, there are plenty of ways to get the job done. Let’s review a few of the most popular technologies being used to protect pipes from corrosion. Cathodic Pipe Protection

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MSI Pipe Storage

What You Need When Planning Your Pipe Storage Systems

If you run one of the drill pipe inspection companies in your region, you’re going to need pipe storage systems. These storage systems can hold all of your pipes and keep them all protected. According to, the global demand for crude oil is projected to increase to 96.5 million barrels per day in 2021.

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5 Things to Know About Modern Offshore Drilling Rigs and Platforms

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

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Pipe Protection: New Or Recycled?

If you have been shopping around for pipe protection products you know these products are an investment in your business.  When pipe is damaged,it can lead to projects being delayed or canceled as well as the potential for injuries to the people on the ground managing the project.  Protection products will help to ensure that

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MSI OCTG thread protectors

How Can Heavy Duty Thread Protectors Help Your Business?

Running a drilling company can involve a lot of different aspects. One of these aspects is making sure your pipes are protected with heavy duty thread protectors. There are many different pipe protection products and companies out there, but how can thread protector products help your business? What Are Thread Protector Products? Thread protectors for

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Inspection and Maintenance of Drill Pipes

Regular inspection and maintenance of drill pipes are crucial for the oil and gas industry. Billy Pugh Co. tallies 125 oil rigs in operation in the Gulf of Mexico, meaning drill pipe inspection companies stay busy. This article will explain why it’s important to get your OCTG pipes and drill pipes regularly inspected. The Importance

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MSI Pipe Storage

3 Critical Pipe Storage and Handling Products

In the petroleum industry, pipelines are critical to ensuring that oil and gas go from the drill sites to where they need to go, efficiently and without spillage. Many of these oilfields are in harsh or difficult-to-reach environments, posing challenges for moving pipes and other equipment to the drill site undamaged. This is where MSI

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