Oil - Gas Technology
Proper Assembly Steps for 37° Flare Fittings Using the Flats Method
Properly assembling your fitting connections help to ensure that your systems install and stay leak-free. This is why we have started a series of assembly posts/videos featuring the proper assembly of...
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Proper Assembly Steps for Parallel Thread Adjustable Style Port End Fittings
Properly assembling your fitting connections help to ensure that your systems install and stay leak-free. This is why we have started a series of assembly posts/videos featuring the proper assembly of...
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Western Canada Pressure Pumping Company Improves Reliability With PTS
One of the largest pressure pumping companies, (as measured by horsepower) worldwide was having problems coming up with a way to track hydraulic hose assembly history on their coil tubing and pressure...
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Assembly Instructions for Ensuring Leak-Free O-ring Face Seal Fittings
No matter what type of port, tube or hose ends your fittings have, it's important to know and use the proper assembly and installation steps. Today we are talking about O-ring Face Seal (ORFS)...
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Four Reasons Why Stainless Steel Is Perfect When Corrosion Resistance Is Vital
Hydraulic fitting materials need to have the strength and corrosion resistance necessary to safely withstand the challenges of hydraulic systems in harsh environments. Hose fittings aren't typically...
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Safety in the World of Exploration and Deep Drilling
Blowout prevention systems (BOP systems) are one of the most important pieces of equipment used in exploration and deep drilling applications. These large systems are vital to safety in both on- and...
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Beyond Stainless Steel: Corrosion Resistant Alloys in the Oil and Gas Industry
From surgical equipment to cooking pans to skyscrapers, stainless steel has transformed the world as we know it today. Stainless steel is present in our daily lives and has made a significant impact...
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Omega Profile: A More Robust PSA Backed Sealing Solution
Customers often call with various sealing challenges. But sometimes their dilemmas can be solved with more robust solutions instead of direct replacements. For example, when a customer is having...
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Filtration Requirements for Downstream Oil and Gas Processes
Downstream oil and gas operations include refineries and petrochemical plants where crude oil is processed into finished products such as jet fuel, diesel, lubricants, and gasoline. Refineries operate...
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Drilling Fleet Saves Time and Money with Asset and Document Management
In the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, time is money. Managers for companies that operate fleets of drilling vessels conducting offshore, deep-water oil extraction in countries around the...
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Pump Design Solves Dry Run Failures for Facility Operators in Oil and Gas
Facility operators in the oil and gas industry have raised concerns on how to solve their top failure modes: extremely short or non-existent dry run pump time limits and unacceptable levels...
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Making the Move to Weld-Free Piping and On-Site Support
There are numerous issues associated with modern welded pipes, not least those concerning accuracy, reliability and cost. As a result, moving to a weld-free piping solution presents many...
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Extend Downhole Drilling Time with Mud Motor Boot Sealing Technology
Advanced compounds extend downhole drilling time. Hydrogenated acrylonitrile butadiene (HNBR) compounds have been developed specifically for downhole mud motor boots. These compounds offer improved...
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Reliability Centered Maintenance Reduces Costly Downtime in Oil & Gas Applications
Downtime from equipment failures can cost oil and gas companies hundreds of thousands of dollars each day and pose significant risk to the safety of crew members. Systems do not break down and fail on...
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Avoiding Corrosion Offshore
If you are an instrumentation engineer designing systems for offshore oil and gas platforms, you don’t need us to tell you about corrosion damage. It’s a huge and well-recognized problem, especially...
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Parker Onsite Services Team Helps Oil and Gas Partners to Address Modern Business Challenges
While the recent sharp decline in crude oil prices is welcomed by many drivers who are experiencing lower prices at the pump, the shift is creating immense pressure for businesses throughout the oil...
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A Wealth of Worldwide Opportunities For High Pressure Technology
There are many different industries that work with pressures over 10,000 psi, ranging from the oil and gas industry to laboratories and waterjet applications. With such high pressures and...
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Counting the Cost of Cutting Corners in the Oil and Gas Industry
History is littered with examples of how cutting corners has led to near or actual disaster. Despite advances in instrumentation and tubing, small bore tubing assemblies still represent the...
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New 20,000 psi Coupler Takes Offshore Drilling Operations Deeper
Withstanding the high pressures of deepwater reservoirs has been a challenge for offshore drilling operations limited by the capabilities of their equipment. Going after deep reservoirs with higher...
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Portable Rental Air Dryer for Short-Term Compressed Air Requirements
Compressed air is a major source of energy used in a wide variety of applications across many industries. A plant compressed air system can be costly to operate. Optimizing productivity while reducing...
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