Frank’s International offers the industry’s only true non-marking tubular handling solution, which is ideally suited for sour-gas well completions. Our integrated suite includes the patented Collar Load Support (CLS™) system and Fluid Grip® tong. This tool combination protects corrosion resistant alloy (CRA) tubulars during running and retrieval operations. The elimination of bite marks during handling allows these specialized tubulars to retain their protective qualities in corrosive environments; preventing the damage that leads to corrosion cracking, preserving the integrity of the well and extending the well life cycle.
Frank’s offers CLS™ systems tailored to both offshore and onshore applications. Our next generation 27 1/2-in. CLS, which mounts on a shock table above the rotary, is suitable for smaller rigs common to U.S. and Middle East land operations. Our traditional CLS™ systems range from 3 1/2-in. to 7-in., with safe working load ratings up to 350 tons.
The Frank’s sour service offering continues to evolve to accommodate increasingly complex completions and trends towards automation. Our efforts are supported by the work of our in-house metallurgy lab, which allows us to test materials and equipment designs against corrosion cracking and other threats to well integrity.
To learn more about our sour-gas well innovations, please contact us.