Identifying Different Types of Annular BOP Packing Elements ​Annular BOP packing elements are used to seal the annular space between the wellbore and the BOP stack. There are several different types of annular BOP packing elements, each with its own unique set of characteristics. The first type of annular BOP packing element is the elastomeric […]

Five Benefits of Chiksan Joint and its Significance

Let us assist you in comprehending the world of chiksan joints if you’re new to it. It is a metal pipe fitting that works in conjunction with ball-bearing swivels. Our product possesses the technical specifications required by API 6A. The Chiksan swivel joint has an acme threaded connection. It makes the demolition easier. It is […]

What are the different types of tubing head adapters

The tubing head adapter specializes in carrying the pressure and fluids in the tubing bore. They are highly customizable and can be modified according to the project. The bottom connection bolts to the tube head, while the top connects to the lower master valve. There are numerous types of adapters available for single or dual […]

Essentials of a drilling project Annular BOP & Mud gate

Two commonly used machinery in an oil drilling and fracking site are the annular blowout preventer and mudgate or the mud valve. An annular blowout preventer or annular bop keeps the oil well contained and creates a seal around the drilling pipe. It stops the airflow, so unwanted products like mud don’t get extracted through […]

Importance of BOP accumulator system & mud pump spare parts

A BOP accumulator system is an essential part of the blowout preventer. This system or unit is in place to store energy for future purposes. It provides backup energy in emergencies and special drilling operations.  The BOP accumulator units also provide hydraulic support when pressure fluctuations occur in drilling. The accumulator can be canisters filled […]

“What is an annular blowout preventer?” If you’ve worked in a drilling site, someone has probably asked you that question. Simply put, an annular blowout preventer helps keep the oil well sealed to prevent disastrous blowouts. It operates differently from the ram blowout preventers. In this post, we’ll look at how the annular BOP works. […]

Question: My company uses a short flange x swivel flange spacer spool between the flange on our choke manifold hose and the studded cross in the center of our choke manifold. While the spool with the swivel flange remains connected, the gap between the swivel ring and the flange hub rusts and binds the flange […]

Question: How do I deal with API equipment with flanges thinner than specified minimum? Answer: API 6BX open face flanges all have raised faces while API 6B flanges may have raised faces omitted. All flanges included in API Spec 6A may have raised faces. With this understood, all flanges appearing in API Spec 6A that […]

Question: Why specify soft iron ring gaskets? Answer: At one time Soft Iron was available at a price competitive with Carbon Steel that had gone through an annealing process to make it about the same hardness as Soft Iron. Today the demand for Soft Iron has become so low that manufacturing it now has risen […]