Rig Pre-Hire Survey

All Types of Rigs

Pre-hire surveys are the standard rig inspections. We perform such scope for the follwing types of rigs:

  • Drillships (including last generations)
  • Semisubmersibles
  • Jackups (including last generations)
  • Tender Assisted Rig
  • Swamp Barges
  • Land Drilling Rigs
  • Land Workover Rigs
  • Snubbing and Lifting Units

Detailed scopes for each type are available upon request.

All Rig Situations

Pre-hire surveys can be performed for the following rig conditions:

  • Rig operating for another client (no interference with operations)
  • Cold stacked rigs (limited scope)
  • Warm stacked rigs (better output)
  • Before restarting after major incident
  • Rig inspection as Incident Corrective Action
  • Rig ongoing major maintenance (drydocks or refurbishment)
  • After rig major modification/upgrade

Detailed scopes for each situation are available upon request.

At any Stage of your Drilling Project

Pre-hire surveys are also adapted to the following project steps:

  • Check of rig conditions to include it into tender process
  • Short list of rigs after tender initial offers
  • Inspection of short listed rigs for final selection
  • Inspection of selected rig before rig move to location
  • Supervision of rig repairs before moving to location

Detailed scopes for each situation are available upon request.

Pre-Hire Scope:

Our inspection team will follow our specific standard inspection procedure, mainly based on the following:

  • Review of rig certificates & major maintenance records
  • Visual inspection of major equipment, including internal inspections
  • If possible, functional Tests of all rig equipment and check their intrinsec safety features
  • Well Control: internal inspection and check of certificates

Detailed visual inspection scope is available upon request.

We also provide specific Rig Capacity Verification: a full study to confirm rig actual available power and capacities to perform a specific type of wells, especially when high power consumption is expected.

Fully Customised Service

Our in-house inspection software module allows us to create a specific customer profile for each client. Such profile will contain all specific requirements given by the client. Those are automatically integrated into our checklists and will be performed for all jobs for such client.