SGS Conducts Drilling Equipment Inspection for Easternwell Energy in Australia
On August 1, 2013, SGS was awarded a contract to provide drilling equipment inspection (DEI) for the Easternwell Energy Rig 102 in Queensland, Australia.
Easternwell Energy, currently one of the main drilling operators for Santos in the Surat Basin region, winning a well servicing contract for the Santos GLNG project in 2012, looked for a reliable inspection, verification, testing and certification company to ensure the safety and reliability of drilling equipment at Rig 102 during its high-volume drilling campaign in the Queensland region. Easternwell selected SGS from a long list of competitors to carry out drilling equipment inspection (http://www.sgs.com/
For the duration of the contract, scheduled from 26 August until 4 September, the team of SGS experts were on site at the Waddy Brake pad Rig 102 located 420 km north of the Roma base site in southwest Queensland. Over ten days, SGS inspected 311 pieces of drill pipes, drill collars, heavy weight drill pipes and various tooling to detect defects and ensure the safety and reliability of the drilling equipment in subsequent operational phases.
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Once on site, the SGS team inspected the drill pipes, looking for corrosion, pitting, cuts, gouges, wall loss and fatigue cracks, and ensured the operational integrity of the equipment in accordance with the latest regulations and standards. Based on extensive experience in drilling equipment inspection (http://www.sgs.com/%
With the help of SGS, drilling equipment was inspected within a short period of time and Rig 102 was ready to drill the next well to the full satisfaction of the client. SGS is confident that its range of professional and timely services will build a solid foundation for further cooperation with Easternwell Energy in the future.
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For further information, please contact:
SGS Industrial Services
Business Manager DEI
SGS Australia Pty. Ltd.
104 Francis Rd Wingfield
South Australia 5013
t: +61 08 8 243 0700
f: +61 08 8 447 6442
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world.
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