In any industry there is always going to be newer and better technology available on the market. However simply because it is new doesn’t mean that it would be useful. That is to say some equipment would be good to have if you have some spare cash, but rather than them you should be looking at investing in equipment that can significantly improve the capability and efficiency of your rig. Thorough the course of this article I shall give you a few tips that you should observe when looking to buy new equipment as well as discus with you, certain types of equipment that you should be looking at.
When buying any equipment, you need to make sure that you give proper specifications. It’s not the manufacture’s fault of something goes wring if the proper information was not provided. You should also make sure that the manufacturer that you are buying from has a good reputation. For this you can check with other rig owners to see the manufacturers that they use. You should also not be swayed by the low quotations that some manufacturers will give you. If it’s surprisingly low, then definitely something dodgy going on there. You can’t be having something like a Subsea safety valve malfunctioning at a crucial point of the operation.
So running a good background check on the manufacturer is very important for the continuity of your business. When it comes to new equipment robotics is being used a lot in rigs now. There are even fully automated drilling processes that really increase the efficiency level of the operation.
Even to existing robotic technology such as remote controlled vehicles there are newer additions available. For a good example Google ROV pressure testing equipment and you will see how much technology has advanced in the recent past. Some of the options are even up to military standard. They aren’t that hard to operate either. Only a small. Training is required to teach them how to operate it.
Another good price of equipment that can help you make your drill floor more efficient is a flush mounted spider. If you aren’t already aware of it read up a bit about it and you will see just how useful it can be for your rig. All in all, this is a big operation and there are so many things to keep track of. The last thing you want on your hands are malfunctioning equipment that you paid good money for. So make sure that you do your research properly before you buy any large or small price of equipment.