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Riser Inspection

Riser Inspection

The riser forms a connection between the topside of an offshore platform and a pipeline that is located on the seabed. The pipeline system is equipped with the facilities to launch and clean the entire pigging of the pipeline. The riser is sometimes made of different material and constitute wall thickness. In recent times, offshore
Casing and Tubing Inspection

Casing and Tubing Inspection

Tubing inspection consists of electromagnetic inspection of the tube to locate internal and external pitting, cuts, and gouges that will be detrimental to the integrity of the pipe. The electromagnetic inspection utilizes the same unit that is used for the drill pipe inspection. Tube inspection just like thread inspection is used to establish the useability
Drill Pipe Inspection

Drill Pipe Inspection

The drill pipe is made from the welding of three separate pieces. These include the box tool joint, the pin tool joint, and the tube. The ends of the tubes are upset to increase the cross-sectional area of the ends. After upsetting the tubes goes into a heat-treating process. The drill pipe steel is commonly
BHA Inspection

BHA Inspection

Bottom Hole Assembly (BHA) inspection involves the inspection of drill collars, heavyweight drill pipe, cross subs, stabilizers, reamers, and bit subs. The equipment that is required for the BHA inspection includes magnetizing coil, black light, and various thread gauges. Inspection of the bottom hole assembly involves paying attention to the visual inspection of threads for
Rigger Training

Rigger Training

Rigging – the ABC of Lifting Operations In any lifting operational location, no matter what lifting appliance is being used, from the smallest mobile crane to the largest offshore pedestal crane, there is a certain amount of risk once a load is lifted off the ground. Safety is a crucial aspect of any lifting operation,

Banksman and Slinger Training

Effective partnership that guarantees efficient operations   Critical to safe crane and lifting operations is the Banksman and Slinger role. The Banksman role is primarily to relay instructions to the crane operator during lifting operations and the Slinger role is to prepare and sling loads for lifting and release the loads at their destination. The
Crane Supervisor Training

Crane Supervisor Training

Acquisition of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required for Responsible Supervision of Crane Lifting Operations   The Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulation 8 (1) (a), deals with the safety of the actual lifting operation and stipulates what must be done before, during and after the lift. The crucial part of the regulation focuses on planning and
Safe use of Lifting Equipment Training

Safe use of Lifting Equipment Training

The Golden Rule for Mechanical Handling & Lifting Working with any lifting equipment can be dangerous because equipment with moving parts can cause injuries in many ways: People can be hit and injured by moving/rotating parts of machinery or dropped material. Parts of the body can also be drawn in or trapped between rollers, belts,
Rigging Loft Controller Training

Rigging Loft Controller Training

The Key to Safe Management of Rigging Lofts   The rigging and lifting equipment used to conduct a variety of operations both onshore and offshore must be correctly managed and controlled throughout these operations. Rigging and lifting equipment must also be correctly inspected before and after operations to ensure there is no damage and confirm it is
Proof Load Testing The What, Why, When and How?

Proof Load Testing The What, Why, When and How?

Proof load test, proof test, overload test, and load testing are often terms that are used interchangeably in the industry but whilst the former 2 describes the scope definition, the latter 2 describes it as a process. The What:   In simple terms, a proof load test is a type of test that proves the