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Oil Industry Bailout? Industry Leaders Say ‘No Way’

COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, has impacted people the world over, effectively stopping day-to-day life in many regions of the world.  Many industries are being impacted negatively by the spread of the virus, with the oil and gas industries among the hardest hit.  In recent days, White House Insiders have stated that the Trump Administration

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Why Oil Prices Are Crashing: What You Need to Know

Even people who are not generally aware of oil prices have likely heard that oil prices are dropping.  This is big news that is impacting not just the United States, but the world at large.  When you understand why oil prices are dropping, you understand why this is important news for everyone, including the everyday

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Get to Know Our Guardian Drill Pipe Protectors

Drill pipe protectors are a vital piece of equipment for oil and gas operators. The significant investment that Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) requires means that producers need the highest quality protective equipment available on the market today. With MSI Pipe Protection Technologies’ Guardian line of drill pipe protectors, operators can rest assured they are

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Addressing 8 Most Common Drill Pipe and Drilling Issues

Oil and gas industry operations cannot control all of the trials and tribulations that may come with exploration and drilling activities. However, operators can anticipate common problems and issues and be prepared for them with the necessary equipment and support in case something bad does occur. What types of drill pipe and drilling issues may

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All Things Drill Pipe Safety – What You Need to Know

Few working environments present a bigger risk to operational and occupational safety than the oil and gas industry. Due to the remote locations of rigs and the type of activities that take place during oil and gas operations, focusing on safety is a primary concern for regulators, producers, and other associations. According to the International

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Drill Pipe Protectors You’ll Love

Even after revising their forecasts for 2020, the EIA expects global liquid fuel demand to grow in the coming year. New well completions will continue to increase the industry’s daily yield, with the latest numbers suggesting an average production increase of 1 million b/d during 2020. As the EIA expects oil prices to trend downward

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Important Things to Know About Protecting Your Pipe Threads

Rising economic pressure on the oil and gas industry will require operators to revisit their market outlooks over the short and medium-term. OPEC’s revised industry outlook (released in November 2019) indicated that the energy sector continues to face “challenging” times as growth will slow from 1.4 million b/d to 0.5 million b/d by the end

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Today’s Pipe Thread Protector Manufacturers

In the coming decade, oil and gas operators will face new challenges and need to find additional efficiencies to retain their market posture. 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, but have

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Five Ways to Protect Pipe and Threads in the Oilfield

Maintaining efficient operations during oil and gas production requires staff to have access to reliable equipment. A failure in any section of the pipeline or ancillary devices can lead to well collapse, costly repairs, and extended downtimes. Operators need to protect pipe threads, ensure the integrity of casing tubes, and reduce the effects of corrosion

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Types of Oilfield Pipe Threads

Assembling drill strings that operate reliably requires detailed calculations and comprehensive well designs. One of the major factors that determine the efficiency of a well is determining kinds of oilfield pipe threads, their size, and what their strength should be for the different casings, tubes, and downhole equipment. In fact, it’s not always possible to

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