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offshore drilling

Benefits and Consequences of Offshore Drilling

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

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sucker rods

How Sucker Rods Play a Role in Oil Production

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.

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modern-day land rig

Modern-Day Land Rigs vs. Old-Fashioned Land Rigs

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

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titan thread protectors

Overview of Titan Thread Protectors

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

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oil rigs

A Complete Overview of MSI’s Rigs Around the World

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

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Pipe Thread Protection

Pipe Thread Protection: What Do I Need?

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

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tubular-handling-systems-storage-application

Top Reasons to Utilize Tubular Handling Systems

Working with pipe, you know that it is a very important asset. Without pipe, drilling could not be done. While it is one of the most important assets on any job, it is also exposed to rough elements and often rough handling.  So, many don’t think twice about how tubular products are transported or stored. 

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custom thread protection

Do You Have Custom Pipe Protection Needs?

Pipe protection has become standard in the oil and gas industry.  Companies want to protect their assets while they are in use, being transported, or in storage.  Technology is always improving, allowing pipe protection to become more advanced each year.  Despite the advances and your dedication to protecting your assets, you may notice that you

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MSI pipe protection

NOV Launches Sour Service Drill Stem Products

MSI is always on the lookout for new products and services that can work in conjunction with our pipe protection products.  NOV has recently launched their sour service drill stem product line that when paired with MSI’s product offering, can help oil and gas companies protect their pipe even in the most rugged regions of

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thread protectors

Making Thread Protection a Part of Your Business Success

As a business in the oil and gas industry, you know your equipment needs to be in great condition to perform well and safely.  This is precisely why more businesses have made thread protection a necessary part of their overall business plan and strategy for success.  When you protect assets consistently, you’ll find that business

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Pipe protection products

Choose Mega™ Thread Protectors for Optimum Protection

Thread protection is essential to protecting your tubular products.  If you have found that standard duty thread protection is not quite enough or you would like to up the ante on your protective measures, selecting the heaviest duty thread protection is always a great option.  MSI is proud to offer thread protection offerings, such as

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