Tenaris is advancing safety and efficiency at the rig with the launch of the Automatic Anti-Rotational Keys (AARK) for its BlueDock® premium weld-on connector. This innovation eliminates all manual operations associated with the Anti-Rotational Keys activation, reducing risks and improving running speeds.
Pre-installed at Tenaris manufacturing facilities and designed to allow multiple activations, the new AARKs provide extra assurance against the connector’s break-out. In addition to the automatic and hence hands-free activation, this new product feature does not require the use of special tools for its removal. This results in safer, faster and more efficient operations for offshore complex operations.
"The introduction of BlueDock® Automatic Anti-Rotational Key represents a step further in the quest for simpler and safer operations." Lucas Pigliacampo, Tenaris Vice President Oil & Gas Technologies
“Safety, reliability and efficiency are key at the rig floor. The introduction of BlueDock® Automatic Anti-Rotational Key represents a step further in the quest for simpler and safer operations. We ideate, develop and test technologies to support operators in the most complex offshore environments and focus on advancing technical solutions to achieve the next generation of well services,” said Lucas Pigliacampo, Tenaris Vice President Oil & Gas Technologies.
Incorporating design concepts from the extensively tested Blue® Series premium connections, BlueDock® premium weld-on connectors provide reliable performance in the most complex, ultra-deepwater operations that require gas sealability and fatigue performance. Chosen by over 30 customers in more than 20 countries around the world, and with an extensive track record of nearly 400 thousand feet installed, BlueDock® connectors have proven to be an optimum solution for the operator’s well architecture.