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In the oil and gas industry, any unplanned downtime affects the bottom line. Lost time incidents (LTIs) not only stop production, but the subsequent investigations and safety audits become additional overhead. Consequently, since most industry leaders know that production is showing no sign of slowing at this time, operations must go on. In doing so,
The oil and gas industry can be perilous when you have defective pipe threads. Poor quality in pipe protection can lead to expensive problems and lengthy wait times for repairs that hinder business. Below, we discuss how pipe protection maintains the integrity of your drill pipe threads, and how you can ultimately save money. The
API standards and specifications are very important factors that can affect the success of your company operations. This is especially true if your company is engaged in the oil and gas production or drilling industries. As a matter of fact, API specifications refer to criteria for OCTG set by the American Petroleum Institute (API). In
ISO certifications, 9001 and 14001, play an important role in the manufacturing of pipe protection products in the O&G industry. If you’re considering multiple companies for these products, perhaps learning more about ISO certifications will help guide your decision. Below, we will break down what you need to know about these (ISO – International Organization
It can be mind-boggling the amount of oil that offshore oil rigs produce each month and year. And as it stands, the United States remains the top producer of oil and gas worldwide. Besides, it looks like the U.S. has made history once again in April of 2019. Crude oil production and lease condensate in
One way oil and gas producers and drilling operators can help protect our environment is through recycling thread protectors. Since U.S. drillers alone spend over $8 billion/year on steel piping equipment, pipe protection remains essential for safe operations worldwide. Yet, many companies may not exactly know how to properly dispose of these vital pipe protection
Many factors directly impact energy production. Four of the most significant influencers are the global economy, politics, consumption, and energy availability. The question is… ‘Which of these factors influence energy outcome expectations the most?’ In this article, you will gain insights into each of these influential factors, as well as have an opportunity to share
Oil and gas operators and end-users know how crucial having pipe thread protection can be. It is a key component for successfully operating any drilling site and oilfield. Top-quality manufacturers like MSI Pipe Protection Technologies design thread protectors to completely cover and protect screw threads. They can also protect pipe threads against damage from collision,
It wasn’t that long ago that experts thought the United States’ oil and gas reserves were running out. Today, however, our recoverable reserves are the largest in the world.1 That’s due primarily to new drilling techniques like hydraulic fracturing. And in the spirit of ‘Helping You Deliver All Day, Every Day’, MSI Pipe Protection Technologies
Oil and gas production is booming across the United States. New drilling methods and technologies are allowing companies to find and extract oil and gas from places previously inaccessible. And MSI is helping make it happen with high-quality drill pipe protectors. Drilling Technologies and Drill Pipe Protectors Just ten years ago, the industry thought that
Companies constantly make investments in drill pipe and tubular goods equipment for various types of operations. In fact, economists project that the global drill pipe market will grow at nearly 3.5% CAGR between the forecast period of 2018 and 2023.1 At the same time, they also invest wisely in the proper transporting of such valuable