Wireline pressure control equipment specialist, Phuel Oil Tools, has secured what is said to be “landmark” certification for its wireline blow-out preventers (BOPs).
The Aberdeen-based company is the first to apply for and achieve API 16A, NORSOK D002 and DNV E101 certification for its BOP equipment.
Apparently, such certification has long been anticipated by the oil and gas sector and Phuel beat the field to this level of approval. It is especially important given the industry fall-out as a result of the Deepwater Horizon disaster of April 2010.
In October 2011, the company received a Scottish Loan Fund award.