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Blackhawk SKYHOOK™ Device Wins OH&S 2017 New Product of the Year – Safety Barriers Category

Posted: 09/07/2017 | News

In a press release dated September 6, 2017, Occupational Health & Safety magazine named the Frank’s International – Blackhawk Specialty Tools SKYHOOK™ Wireless Cementing Line Make Up Device the winner of the ninth annual OH&S New Product of the Year contest in the Safety Barriers category. The winning entries were determined by an independent panel […]

Oilfield Technology Article Highlights Methods of Safeguarding Well Integrity

Posted: 08/21/2017 | News

A technical article, “Extending the Life of Wells,” appears in the August 2017 edition of Oilfield Technology magazine. Authored by Frank’s International and Blackhawk Specialty Tools technical experts, it highlights various technologies that help reduce cumulative casing wear and safeguard well integrity during drilling operations. These technologies include high slip crush capacity slips, the Frank’s non-marking […]

Next-Generation CLS™ Featured in Shale Technology Showcase

Posted: 07/25/2017 | News

The Frank’s International 27 ½-inch Collar Load Support (CLS™) system is featured in the Shale Technology Showcase section of the July 2017 edition of Hart Energy’s E&P magazine. The article describes how this next-generation CLS technology provides a fully nonmarking handling system for corrosion-resistant alloy tubulars that mitigates sour gas-induced damage and helps preserve well integrity. The […]

Brute™ Storm System Sees First 2017 Hurricane Season Deployment

Posted: 07/12/2017 | News

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 […]

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Houston, TX 77042

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