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During the approach of Tropical Storm Cindy in June 2017, Blackhawk Specialty Tools, a division of Frank’s International, prepared and shipped nearly two dozen Brute™ Storm System assemblies to the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to support storm suspension and evacuation operations. Multiple units were run into wells ahead of the advancing storm. The […]

Frank’s International was declared the winner of the 2017 Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement (BMEA) Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Petroleum Division for the Combination Drillpipe/Casing Spider & Elevator (Mega Spider/Elevator) at an awards reception held on Monday, May 1, 2017. Frank’s was selected from four finalist entries for the Woelfel BMEA […]

Frank’s International was honored as the 2017 recipient of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Safety in Seas (SIS) Safety Practice Award during the NOIA annual meeting held in Washington D.C. Frank’s received the award for its Jet String™ Elevator , an innovative lifting device that improves the overall safety and efficiency of offshore drilling […]

Alejandro (Alex) Cestero, who has served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of Frank’s International since 2015, is the subject of a profile article in the March/April 2017 edition of Hispanic Executive magazine. In the article, he discusses his professional background in energy law, specifically with publicly traded, global […]

Frank’s International will exhibit at the Offshore Mediterranean Conference in Ravenna, Italy, March 29-31, 2017. Representatives will be available in Hall 5 at Stand F-21 to discuss our broad service offerings, including casing and tubular running, drilling tools, cementing tools, hammer services and bucking. Frank’s daily in-booth schedule includes live presentations on drilling technologies and tubular running services. For […]

Frank’s International will exhibit at the SPE/IADC 2017 conference in The Hague, March 14-16, 2017. Representatives will be available at booth 18 to discuss our broad service offerings, including casing and tubular running, drilling tools, cementing tools, hammer services and bucking. Frank’s daily in-booth schedule includes live presentations on drilling technologies and tubular running services. […]

LOCATION: Yadana Field, Andaman Sea, Myanmar OPERATOR: Total E&P Myanmar PRODUCTS HIGHLIGHTED: FA-1® casing running tool (CRT), HORSESHOE® elevator CHALLENGE: Frank’s customer, Total, required an efficient casing while drilling (CwD)* solution for a Myanmar drilling project SOLUTION: Frank’s supported the operation from our Malaysia operations base and mobilized equipment into Myanmar. Our FA-1® casing running tool […]

Frank’s International ranked as the top-rated oilfield services provider for casing and tubing installation, horizontal and directional wells, shelf applications, HPHT applications, special applications, US & Canada, Gulf of Mexico and Sub-Sahara Africa in EnergyPoint Research’s recently completed 2016 Oilfield Products & Services Customer Satisfaction Survey.  The independent research firm collected over 8,700 customer evaluations in compiling […]

Frank’s International participated in a weeklong customer event hosted by Tenaris at the Baker Hughes Western Hemisphere Education Center. We were invited after the customer selected Frank’s as a top-tier company to run connections and provide torque monitoring services for its TenarisHydril Wedge premium connections, which were tested during the event in early November 2016. According to Technical […]

Jeremy Angelle, senior vice president of technology & engineering, was interviewed about the impact of corrosion from sour gas environments in a recent Drilling Contractor article. “We know that the risk of corrosion failure is a serious threat to well integrity….the key to reducing or, better yet, eliminating the risk of failure is proper handling from cradle […]

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