How Do BOPs Work?

How Do BOPs Work?

How Do BOPs Work?

One of the most critical questions for an oil drilling employee or well owner is “How do BOPs work?” Blowouts cause disasters in drilling operations leading to serious injuries and even death. However, a blowout preventer (BOP) prevents these costly and dangerous oil...
4 Essential Drilling Equipment

4 Essential Drilling Equipment

An oil drilling site is always busy with many moving parts, including essential drilling equipment, such as the oil rig. As a worker or stakeholder in the oil and gas industry, it’s vital to know the crucial components of an oil rig system, and where you can rent or...
What Happens to Old Offshore Rigs?

What Happens to Old Offshore Rigs?

Offshore oil drilling is one of the most popular drilling methods, but what happens to old offshore rigs when the oil wells become depleted. The oil rigs used in offshore drilling are enormous structures floating on the water surface like skyscrapers. When the oil...
What Causes a Blowout on an Oil Rig?

What Causes a Blowout on an Oil Rig?

Understanding what causes a blowout on an oil rig can help you devise strategies that ensure the workers’ safety during drilling operations. A blowout or oil rig explosion can be devastating and even cause deaths when not prevented. In 2017, CDC reported 69 fatalities...