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Causes & Warnings of a Kick in the Wellbore

Causes & Warnings of a Kick in the Wellbore

Even on a strictly monitored oil drill site, there’s always the potential for something to go wrong. Most people think about safety procedures in the event of a blowout. However, as with many disasters, it’s possible to stop a blowout before it becomes uncontrollable....

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Updated Licenses for BOP Products

Updated Licenses for BOP Products

Proper licensing is critical in any field, but it fills a special need in the oil and gas industry. Likewise, keeping those licenses updated shows that your company is still trustworthy and producing excellent equipment. BOP Products is proud to announce that all our...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Offshore Oil Rig Construction

The Impact of COVID-19 on Offshore Oil Rig Construction

The coronavirus needs no introduction. Everyone knows about it, and one way or another, everyone’s felt the impact it had on our lives. Entire industries have been affected by this historical pandemic. The effects of COVID-19 have been felt in the oil and gas industry...

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Blowout Prevention in Your Oilfield

Blowout Prevention in Your Oilfield

On an oilfield, safety is always a high priority. And perhaps one of the biggest dangers in an oilfield is the risk of a blowout. If an oil well’s seal or drilling equipment gave way to the immense pressure underground, oil could come flooding out and pose a serious...

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The Importance of Proper Oilfield Licensing

The Importance of Proper Oilfield Licensing

Any professional industry will hold itself and its members to high standards of excellence. The oil and gas fields are no exception to this rule. Whether you’re shopping for BOPs or trying to find a new business partner in the oil industry, you’re likely looking for...

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Annular BOPs Explained

Annular BOPs Explained

Annular BOPs are designed to provide the finishing touch essential to any oil drilling site. As the topper to a complete stack of oilfield equipment atop a well, annular BOPs pull a lot of weight to prevent leaks or disasters. The importance of annular BOPs can hardly...

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History of Ram BOPs Explained

History of Ram BOPs Explained

In nearly two years, the ram-type blowout preventer (BOP) will turn 100 years old. Its birth has greatly improved rig safety and oil control processing in the oilfield industry. Without the innovation of blow out preventers, drilling for oil could have hazardous...

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6 Types of Elastomers & What They Do

6 Types of Elastomers & What They Do

As anyone in the oil and gas industry knows, elastomers are an essential part of any BOP. These strong, rubber-like objects serve as excellent sealants for blowout preventers to keep leaks from occurring. But just like there are different types of BOPs suited for...

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