SIGS conducts its NDT, Lifting and DROPS inspections in line with the requirements of a variety of international standards, specifications and/or codes such as API, ASME, ASTM, EN, ISO, BS EN, BS EN ISO standards, as well as to local and/or regional requirements such as those stipulated by Dubai Accreditation Center (DAC), Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), Saudi ARAMCO, etc. SIGS maintains a comprehensive database of all relevant standards. Below is short highlight of a few standards/specifications utilized by SIGS:
Recommendation practice for use and procedures for inspection, maintenance and repair of drilling & well servicing structures.
Field inspection of new casing & tubing and plain end drill pipe.
Specification for casing & tubing.
Specification for drill pipe.
Specification for Rotary Drill Stem Elements
Threading & Gauging of Rotary Shouldered Connections.
Recommended Practice for Inspection & Classification of Used Drill Stem Elements
Specification for maintenance, repair & re-manufacture of hoisting equipment.
Specification for sucker rods.
ASME SEC V – Non destructive testing Code
T.H.HILL associates standard DS-1 – Drill stem inspection
Fearnley Procter Group Standard NS-2 – Drill string inspection standard
Specifications and procedures developed by operating companies like PDO in Oman, DPE in Dubai etc.
IADC Manual (Latest Revision-2011)
Customers specific requirements.
A comprehensive list of British, American and European standards are currently employed for inspecting most lifting equipment (list is available upon request)
SIGS Internal Lifting Equipment Procedure.
Dubai Accreditation Center, Dubai Municipality Lifting requirements and PDO lifting inspection procedures.
DROPS Reliable Securing, Revision 3.
API RP 4G, API RP 8B and IADC requirements with specific reference to sections L & M.