A leading drilling contractor has selected Reel Power Oil & Gas Depth Compensated Accumulators (DCBs) to retrofit to their Semisub deepwater drilling rig to increase available volume. The contract required more stringent sheering capabilities than existing equipment could handle. Adding additional conventional bottles was ruled out because of available space on the BOP. Several alternates for increasing volume were considered, but in the end DCBs were selected. The DCBs have proven to be extremely reliable with hundreds in operation and offer other advantages, including lower maintenance due to less equipment requirements and lower weight and space requirements due to high efficiencies especially at deeper water depths. In addition, once the nitrogen pre-charge is set, you don’t have to worry about changing for various water depths, saving non-productive time setting the pre-charge as well as minimizing calculations and personnel intervention. The DCBs are great for stack hopping!
Reel Power Oil & Gas NEW Smart Reel™ (Patent Pending) is a substantial upgrade to BOP control and IWOCS reels that addresses many challenges presented by offshore drilling contractors, including lowering operating costs, improving safety and improving the control’s response time.
Reel Power Oil & Gas NEW Loc-Torus II Remote Connector System has completed first month of frac field trials in South Texas.
Reel Power Oil & Gas has successfully tested the Loc-Torus II remote hydraulic connector on a toe prep operation in South Texas.The connector performed flawlessly on multiple connections and at pressure. The connector is designed to remotely attach the wireline BOP to top of frac tree, eliminating the need to send personnel up in a man lift to make and break the connection.
Houston, TX – September 14, 2016 - Reel Power Oil & Gas dba Radoil has just completed a major milestone in the testing of its patented Catahead drive unit for our line of Launch and Recovery System (LARS) platforms. After years of development, design, and testing, Reel Power’s Catahead design engineers and technicians have successfully completed function testing at 20,000lbs. The next and final step in the Catahead design evolution will be to complete the durability life cycle testing currently in progress at our Houston, TX facility located at West Rd & Beltway 8.
Houston, TX – August 25, 2016
Reel Power Oil & Gas dba Radoil announces that its first Patent(s) Pending Smart Reel™ Constant Tension Reel has shipped. The innovative feature automatically controls an umbilical reel during riser deployment and retrieval offering greater reliability of your system. The Smart Reel™ system is available on new BOP, IWOCS and/or Pod Hose reels, plus it is designed to retrofit current Radoil reels in the field.
Reel Power Internationl, August 18, 2016 - Tulsa Power and Radoil are pleased to announce the consolidation of the Tulsa Power O&G operations in their Houston, Tx facility. The company will now operate under the name ReelPower Oil & Gas dba Radoil and Tulsa Power. ReelPower Oil & Gas, Inc is owned and managed by Reel Power International, Inc.
HOUSTON, TX – April 15, 2016 – Radoil announces that their MUX and Hotline Reels were used on Maersk Venturer ultra-deepwater drillship offshore Uruguay in water depths of 3,400 meters (11,156 ft).
November 1, 2015
Radoil is excited to announce the completion of a brand new, state of the art manufacturing facility.
HOUSTON, TX – February 21, 2013 – Radoil is pleased to announce that its MUX and Hotline Reels were used on both of the following Transocean ultra-deepwater drillships as their water-depth drilling records were set offshore India. MUX and Hotline Reels are installed on the rig near the rig’s moon-pool.