Casing and Tubing Running Services

Minimize rig time with the right casing and tubing running systems

Baker Hughes casing and tubular running services are the right choice for efficient casing and tubular running. When you need expert handling of exotic chrome tubulars, for any job from the simplest to the most challenging, we have the answer that minimizes rig time.

The field-proven, fully integrated Baker Hughes ChromeMaster™ chrome running system enables handling and makeup of chrome tubulars from 2-7/8 in. to 14 in. The system does not leave die marks that damage chrome tubulars and degrade performance.

For accurate torque measurement, the Baker Hughes torque-turn systems—including the Baker Hughes Salvo™ MK V monitoring system—minimize cost by ensuring the correct torque is applied and faulty connections are immediately detected.

Our high-value services are part of a complete suite of casing and tubular running services. The safer Baker Hughes Derrickman™ hydraulically powered stabbing arm is operated remotely from the rig floor; the stabber’s injury risk is completely eliminated.

Hydraulically powered casing and tubing tongs

We have the most comprehensive and efficient suite of casing and tubing tongs. These tong systems include self-contained hydraulic power units custom built and certified to the highest industry standards. Tong systems cover a wide range of sizes and torque capacities from small tubing through large-diameter casing. Integrated hydraulic backups maximize accuracy and efficiency.

The Baker Hughes Leadhand™ tong positioning system moves the hydraulically powered tongs to and from the well centerline. The system enables one-man tong operation.

Subsurface Safety Systems

Our self-equalizing, surface-controlled subsurface safety valves reduce risk and increase profit compared with completions using nonequalizing valves.

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