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MSI news on hydraulic fracturing

MSI Discusses Latest Hydraulic Fracturing Technology

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

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Drill pipe protectors and trends

Drill Pipe Protectors for New Drilling Methods

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

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MSI pipe protection options

Your Custom Pipe Protection Options

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

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Pipe packaging frame solutions from MSI

Pipe Packaging Frames: A Quality Pipe Handling Solution

Most oilfield and drilling companies know that efficient pipe protection during transportation and storage requires a highly specialized solution. That’s why companies like MSI Pipe Protection Technologies provide innovative handling systems like Raptor™ Pipe Packaging Frames. Our frames maintain the integrity of drill pipe and other tubular goods that operators use during transport, storage, and

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Quality thread protectors from MSI

Are You Using Top-Quality Thread Protectors?

Every oilfield operation knows how crucial it is to ensure perfect and proper tubing connections during the installation process.  The only way operators can experience this is when they don’t have damaged or imperfect pipe thread ends. MSI’s top-quality thread protectors will go to work for your operations to protect your pipe threads prior to

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Shale gas oil rig production site

The US & Global Rise in Shale Gas Production

The activity and production of shale in the United States as a source of natural gas has and continues to increase exponentially over the years. This continued increase is due in large part to the discovery of new shale gas sources thanks to horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing technology applications. Geologists and surveyors…

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MSI perforating gun thread protection

MSI’s Role in Perforating Gun Thread Protection

Did you know that MSI Pipe Protection Technologies offers custom thread protection for perforating gun equipment? We also have the capacity to ensure your needs are met when it comes to protecting perforating guns and downhole drilling equipment for both standard and non-standard applications. Operating companies can always rely on our pipe and thread protection

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Hammer Union thread protection

See What’s New in MSI’s Thread Protection Line

Did you know that MSI Pipe Protection Technologies now offers 1502 hammer union protectors? We have high-quality thread protectors for both the male and female connections. At MSI, we understand how crucial your investments are, as well as your need to ensure that every operation runs smoothly. Our #1 goal is to help you deliver

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Threaded pipe caps and plugs

Pipe Caps and Plugs Built for Lasting Protection

Keeping oilfield equipment in good working condition helps to limit production time delays and ultimately saves on overall operating expenses. In fact, damaged tubulars and sucker rods can slow down operations and decrease production. And this is why protecting these investments is essential. Pipe caps and plugs from MSI Pipe Protection Technologies will protect your

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Pipe Protection NOV Acquisition

Essentra Pipe Protection Technologies (PPT) Acquired By NOV

To our valued Customers We are pleased to announce the transition in ownership from Essentra PLC to Houston-based, National Oilwell Varco (NOV), as of January 15, 2019. As an NOV company, we will reside in the Wellbore Technologies segment and operate as the MSI Pipe Protection Technologies product line within Tuboscope. Tuboscope’s ongoing commitment is

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Drill pipe protection stacked load

Quality Pipe Protection for All Seasons

Regardless of the time of year, or weather conditions under which you operate, if you work with tubulars, you need reliable and durable pipe protection. Oil, gas, and water well operations all require unique tubular goods and significant investment. Furthermore, that equipment must have protective applications during transport, storage, and handling prior to use. Fortunately,

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Texas oil rig count

2019 Projections for Oil Rigs & Production

Leading up to 2019, the oil and gas growth in the United States has steadily increased. Most of this growth has been attributed to an area known as the Permian Basin in West Texas. In fact, more than 40 percent of America’s active oil rigs are in this region. However, when it comes to sustainable

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