Rig Inspection Services

Rigways Group is a global company whose mission is to provide specialized services to oil and gas production and drilling contractors. The company was established with the objective of providing a comprehensive package of Oil Field NDT, Lifting, Tubular, BHA, pipe line, pressure line, storage tanks, calibration, Explosive atmospheres, training including .

Rigways Group is providing the following kinds of inspection to Drilling / Work over Rigs and affiliates:

Full package rig inspection (including CAT.4).

To make full inspection to the rig parts / equipment according to :

API 4F Specification for Drilling and Well Servicing Structures.
API 4G Operation, Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair of Drilling and Well Servicing Structures.
API 5D Specification for Drill Pipe
API 7K Drilling and Well Servicing Equipment
API 7L for Inspection,Maintenance, Repair and Remanufacture of Drilling Equipment.
API 8A Specification for Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment.
API RP 8B Recommended Practice for Procedures for Inspections, Maintenance,Repair and Remanufacture of Hoisting Equipment.
API 8C Drilling and Production Hoisting Equipment (PSL 1 and PSL 2)
API 9A Specification for Wire Rope
API RP 7G -2 Specification for Control Systems for Drilling Well Control Equipment and Control Systems for Diverter Equipment.
API spec 7 Specification for Rotary Drill Stem Elements
ASTM E 213 Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Examination of Metal Pipe Tubing.
ASTEM 317 Standard Practice for Evaluating Performance Characteristics of Ultrasonic Pules-Echo Testing Systems Without the Use of Electronic Measurement Instruments.
ASTM E 570 Standard Practice for Flux Leakage Examination of Ferro Magnetic Steel Tubular Product.
ASTM E 709 Standard Guide for Magnetic Particle Inspection.
ASTM E 1316 Standard Terminology for Non Destructive Examination.
ASTM E 1324 Standard Guide for Measuring Some Electronic Characteristics of Ultrasonic Examination Instruments.
ASTM E 1359 Standard Guide for Evaluating Capabilities of Non Destructive Testing Agencies.
ASTM E 1065 Standard Guide for Evaluating Characteristics of Ultrasonic Search Units.
ASTM RP 8B Hoisting Equipment.
DS -1™ TH Hill Standard Drill Stem Design and Inspection.
EMQSP 6.5 Company SEA, MPI and Full Body Inspection System Prove-up.
EMQSP 6.9 Company Full-Length Pipe Body Inspection.
ISO TS 29001 Petroleum, Petrochemical and Natural Gas Industries – Sector Specific Quality Management Systems Requirements for product and Service Supply Organizations.
ISO 4309 & 4310 Crane-Teat Code and Procedures crane-wire rope-Care and Maintenance
ISO 9927-1&3 Crane-Inspection - Part 1
BSI British Standard Inspection.
NS-2 Drill String Inspection Standard , Fernley Proctor Group.
IEC 60079-10-1 ed1.0 (2008-12) TC/SC 31J Explosive atmospheres - Part 10-1: Classification of areas Explosive gas atmospheres.
IEC 60079-10-2 ed2.0 (2015-01) TC/SC 31J Explosive atmospheres - Part 10-2: Classification of areas Explosive dust atmospheres.
IEC 60079-14 ed5.0 (2013-11) TC/SC 31J Explosive atmospheres - Part 14: Electrical installationsdesign,selection and erection.
IEC 60079-17 ed5.0 (2013-11) TC/SC 31J Explosive atmospheres - Part 17: Electrical installations inspection and maintenance .

Rig Inspection Parts

  1. Crown Block and Water Table
  2. Cat line Boom and Hoist Line
  3. Drilling Line
  4. Monkey board
  5. Traveling Block
  6. Top Drive
  7. Mast
  8. Drill Pipe
  9. Doghouse
  10. Blowout Preventer
  11. Water Tank
  12. Electric Cable Tray
  13. Engine Generator Sets
  14. Fuel Tanks
  15. Electric Control House
  16. Mud Pump
  17. Bulk Mud Components Storage
  18. Mud Pits
  19. Reserve Pits
  20. Mud Gas Separator
  21. Shale Shaker
  22. Choke Manifold
  23. Pipe Ramp
  24. Pipe Racks
  25. Accumulator
  26. Annulus
  27. Brake Bands
  28. Casing Head
  29. Cathead
  30. Catwalk
  31. Cellar
  32. Conductor Pipe

Requirements Are Provided To Full Package Rig Inspection

Requirements Are Provided To Full Package Inspection Drilling / Workover Rigs

Category IV – Category IV includes Category III requirements but adds disassembly, inspection, and cleaning required to conduct NDT of all defined critical areas. All welds are being visually examined and welds in critical areas should be inspected using magnetic particle or liquid penetrant method in accordance with Section 6 of AWS D1.1.

Category IV – Inspections should be conducted by or closely supervised by a professional engineer, original equipment manufacturer representative or other manufacturer of drilling structures’ authorized representative.

Category IV inspectors should satisfy the requirements of Category III inspectors and also be qualified to perform weld inspection.

Note – this type of inspection should be conducted closely or by representative of Origin Equipment’s Manufacturer or another manufacturer of structure representative. All welds (100%) shall be visually examined.