Canrig Drilling wins Spotlight Award

Canrig has received an OTC Spotlight Award for its SureGrip ball-and-pocket gripping technology.

Apr 25th, 2011
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Canrig has received an OTC Spotlight Award for its SureGrip ball-and-pocket gripping technology. This application uses spherical balls in tapered pockets to replace die slips and minimize handling impact, leaving pipe in its most robust condition. Accommodating increasingly heavier loads while minimizing resultant pipe yielding from handling, it has the potential to change how pipe is handled in the offshore oil and gas industry.

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