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What is Offshore Drilling?

What is Offshore Drilling?

If you aspire to invest in the oil and gas industry, you might wonder, “What is offshore drilling?” As offshore drilling becomes increasingly popular, it’s essential to understand how it works and the risks involved during the operations. It’s a bit different from...

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Why Are Pipe Rams Important?

Why Are Pipe Rams Important?

One big question that many people will ask when they visit a drilling site is, “Why are pipe rams important?” The straightforward answer is that they help prevent potential blowouts during drilling operations, hence the name blowout preventer (BOP) ram. It stops...

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Merry Christmas From BOP Products!

Merry Christmas From BOP Products!

2021 has zipped along to the end in the blink of an eye. During this Christmas season, we want to reminisce about this past year and all the topics we cover and anticipate the year to come. We want to highlight which blogs were our favorite posts this year. With that...

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5 Oilfield Safety Tips

5 Oilfield Safety Tips

Oil and gas extraction industries are at the highest risk of injuries, so workers should know the oilfield safety tips. The workers face a high pressure of efficient productivity, spend lots of time away from their families, and have long working days. These factors...

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Happy Thanksgiving from BOP Products!

Happy Thanksgiving from BOP Products!

All of us at BOP Products have so much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving! The season is here to spend quality time with the ones we love, share plenty of memories, and eat delicious food. Join the team at BOP Products in celebrating what you’re most thankful for...

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3 Benefits of Renting BOPs

3 Benefits of Renting BOPs

The benefits of renting BOPs exceed buying new ones, especially for a one-time project. As an oil well owner, you know how essential and expensive blowout preventers can be. You can first rent BOPs before buying yours, especially if you only need them temporarily. ...

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What is a Companion Flange?

What is a Companion Flange?

If you work in a drilling site, you may wonder, “What is a companion flange?” You are perhaps familiar with other flanges, but not this type of flange. Well, a companion flange connects a flange yoke to another connection to allow proper torque transfer. It is common...

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What Are Shear Blades Made Of?

What Are Shear Blades Made Of?

You may have heard that shear blades can cut drill pipes and now wondering, “What are shear blades made of?” Shear blades play a vital role in preventing blowouts during drilling operations. Whenever a potential blowout or ‘kick’ is about to happen, the shear blades...

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What Are The Benefits of Ram BOPs?

What Are The Benefits of Ram BOPs?

If you have never stopped or worked in any drilling site, you might wonder, “What are the benefits of ram BOPs?” Sometimes blowouts occur during drilling operations leading to a lot of destruction. BOPs play a vital role in preventing such certainties from happening,...

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Renting BOPs VS Buying BOPs

Renting BOPs VS Buying BOPs

A cost-benefit analysis offers valuable data when making an informed decision about renting BOPs vs. buying BOPs. But, a big question remains; why should one spend extra cash buying BOPs when they need them for a short time? So, it pays to explore and compare the...

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