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4 Types of Ram BOPs

4 Types of Ram BOPs

If you plan to work on a drilling site, you should know the types of ram BOPs. A ram BOP is a blowout preventer that uses a pair of steel plungers that oppose each other (rams). The rams can extend towards the wellbore's center to restrict the flow of fluids or...

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3 Industry Goals to Set for 2021

3 Industry Goals to Set for 2021

Happy New Year! We can finally say goodbye to 2020 and look forward to new adventures in 2021. As the new year begins, it’s time to take a look at our personal and professional resolutions. Here are some industry goals to focus on in the upcoming year! [bctt...

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Happy Holidays from the BOP Team!

Happy Holidays from the BOP Team!

Most of us can agree 2020 was not a very pleasant year. But as the year draws to a close and the holiday season continues, it’s time to look toward 2021 with hopes for a better future. In the meantime, we should all take a moment to enjoy our time off with loved ones...

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When to Choose Blind Shear Rams for Your BOP

When to Choose Blind Shear Rams for Your BOP

If you’re an oilfield operator, you need to choose the right blind shear ram BOP to keep everyone on the drilling site safe. That means you have to understand how this blowout preventer works and when exactly you should get a new blind shear ram. How does the blind...

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Happy Thanksgiving from BOP Products!

Happy Thanksgiving from BOP Products!

Whether you’re new to BOP Products or you’ve been with us for a while, we want to wish you a happy Thanksgiving! It’s time to take time off work, enjoy a great meal, and spend time with your family. What are you thankful for this year? Here’s what the team at BOP...

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Shear Rams vs Blind Rams: What’s the Difference?

Shear Rams vs Blind Rams: What’s the Difference?

If you are safety personnel at a drilling site, it's imperative to understand the difference between shear rams vs. blind rams. The ram BOPs use pairs of opposing steel plungers to prevent potential blowouts in a wellbore. They provide the ability to shear off tubular...

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What are Pipe Rams & Why Would Someone Use One?

What are Pipe Rams & Why Would Someone Use One?

If you've never visited or worked in any drilling site, you are probably wondering, "What are pipe rams?" It's a type of Blowout Preventer (BOP) ram with a sealing component that closes the annular space between the drill pipe's outside and the wellbore. What’s the...

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Common Surface BOP Stack Configurations

Common Surface BOP Stack Configurations

One of the common risk factors in an oil drilling site is the fear of the occurrence of oil blowouts. The impacts of such occurrences are always catastrophic, and if the oil drilling site harbors a lot of workers, the death toll can be devastating. To avert this risk,...

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A Birds-Eye-View of Our BOPs

A Birds-Eye-View of Our BOPs

If you want to acquaint yourself with drilling operations, you must understand how BOPs work. As essential equipment in drilling sites, blowout preventers play a significant role in preventing the uncontrollable flow of oil and gas from the well. They have sets of...

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