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Deepwater Casing Running Solutions

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Offshore Casing Packages

Nabors offers conventional casing running services for running large OD tubular to heavy lift tubular.

Conventional Casing Running Services 

  • Available on tension leg platforms, jack up rigs and floaters
  • Components of a package include the following services to be performed:
    • Large OD Belt Tongs from 36” to 24”
    • Integral Tongs from 22” HT to 14” HT
    • Heavy Lift Equipment 1250 ton and 1000 ton capacities
    • Tong Positioner (Automated Cart System)
    • Casing stabbing arm
    • Torque turn monitoring

Integral Tongs 

  • 22” XHT Tong with 23” Integral Back Up
    • Tubular capacity of 11-¾” to 22”
    • 60 GPM at 2,700 psi tong produces 150,000 ft./lbs. of torque
    • Width of 67-½”
    • Length of 90”
    • Weight of 12,600 lbs.
  • 14” Combo Casing & Drill Pipe Tong with 15” Integral Back Up
    • Tubular capacity of 7” to 14”
    • 35 GPM at 3,000 psi tong produces 100,000 ft./lbs. of torque

Heavy Lift Equipment 

1250-Ton Slip Type Elevator

  • Tubular capacity from 14” to 22”
  • Convenient for running tapered string due to 1” die gripping range
  • Reduces pinch points
  • All parts are visible in operation
  • Industry leading 2.25x safety factor
  • Stress cracking of tool eliminated as no welds or casting are used in this equipment

1000-Ton Flush Mount Slips

  • Tubular capacity from 5-½” to 22”
  • Convenient for running tapered string due to 1” die gripping range
  • Reduces pinch points
  • Self-locking design does not require the use of a tether and holds backup torque
  • Industry leading 2.25x safety factor
  • Stress cracking of tool eliminated as no welds or casting are used in this equipment
  • Fits all 49-½” rotary

Casing Stabbing Arm 

  • Wireless
  • Electric/Hydraulic – if electronics fail, it has the ability to revert back to hydraulic panel at the rig floor
  • Two ESD switches
  • Range from 2-⅜” to 26” tubular (Note: Stabbing Arm can be used on small tubular)
  • Weight of 2,200 lbs.
  • Reach ability is 74” to 130”
  • Articulates on a left/right axis; along with stroke ability and up/down
  • Track system allows for adjusted height placement in the derrick

Torque Turn Monitoring System 

  • Monitoring connections to ensure proper makeup of both premium and non-premium connections

TT System CT 3000 Explorer Series 

  • Class 1, Division II Approved
  • Class 1, Zone 2, EExnA IIC T4, Complies ATEX certification
  • 65 lbs. 22” H x 17.5” W x 9.5” D

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