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Wireline Operations – Wireline Surface Equipment

Wireline Surface Equipment Purpose: To accommodate the entry and removal of wireline wire and wireline tools conveyed inside the oil/gas well. To contain and control fluids and pressures within the well while wireline work is been conducted Wireline surface equipment used to preform well operations consists of: Wireline Valve – Blow Out Preventer (BOP) can be […]

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Characteristics of the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and gas is no longer the industry it used to be. With intense innovation and sustained demand, it’s important for all aspects of the industry to follow suit. Looking at the oil and gas industry from a broad perspective, many of its key components haven’t changed. Here are the common characteristics of the oil […]

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Cyber Security in the Oil & Gas Industry

When you think of the oil and gas industry the first thing that comes to mind probably isn’t cyber security. With plenty of sensitive information the oil and gas industry is more susceptible to cyber attacks than you may think. Most of these companies also deal with a lot of different stakeholders making the consequences […]

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2018 Oil & Gas Industry Trends

  Daily crude oil demand has increased just over 16% in the past 12 years, with 2018 predicted to have the highest daily crude oil consumption at 99.3 million barrels per day. Oil remains the single most important source of worldwide energy, being required for 35% of daily needs. The 2018 oil and gas market […]

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The Importance of Wireline Services and Wireline Tools

Wireline is a multiline cable or a high tensile single strand line (slickline) used to suspend (transport) downhole tools and sensors into oil or gas wells. The benefit of using wireline is that it almost always delivers excellent results on the spot and allows for electricity and data to be transferred between the surface and the equipment in the […]

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WPC – Crossover Couplers, Unions and Tubing Tools

Western Pressure Controls offers top quality wireline tools and downhole tools to suit all slickline applications you may encounter. Head to your lease prepared. Established in 1972 WPC has proudly served the national and international wireline communities and markets, providing reliability, quality, durability and great service. If you require crossover unions, re-entry guides, tubing couplers or flanged unions we have quick manufacturing times, if its not on […]

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What Is Wireline and How Does It Work?

  Wireline, also known as slickline is the line used to perform a variety of maintenance services in oil and logging industries. Some of these services may include measuring well depth, retrieving and setting plugs or safety valves, closing and opening downhole circulating devices, and running and pulling flow control devices. From the top-tier wireline manufacturers at […]

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WPC – Reliable and Effective Packoff Equipment – Available from Western Pressure Controls

 Western Pressure Controls offers top-notch packoff equipment, guaranteed to last. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, we serve the wireline community around the world, providing unique and durable products. With experience in both manufacturing protocol and field application, our customer support team has the expert knowledge to advise you on which packoff equipment best suits your individual […]

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Get the Best Shifting Tools from Western Pressure Controls

Since 1972, Western Pressure Controls has proudly served both the domestic and international wireline tool community. We are always excited to help customers create, design, and develop new innovations. When it comes to shifting tools, you can expect nothing but the best products from Western Pressure Controls. What Are Shifting Tools? Positioning or shifting tools […]

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Top Quality Running Tools from Western Pressure Control

Western Pressure Controls is a leading national and international manufacturer of wireline tools and design. Our innovative downhole equipment products are designed with great care and precision, with the end goal of improving your business. We offer a variety of running tools made from only the strongest, most durable materials in many different styles. First, […]

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