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Drilling Equipment Compliance & Verification

Do your drilling operations make the grade?

Our goal is to safe guard your operations. Our experts ensure your drilling equipment is complaint with regulations, is up to standard and operating as originally designed.


At LR, we understand that new and emerging standards can be difficult to decipher, however regulatory regimes must be abided by. We also appreciate that today’s sophisticated drilling rigs have increased the potential for damage and downtime from problems in the electronic systems.

Our verification services ensure you are compliant with the necessary international rules, regulations and policies, while helping you minimise the time and effort needed to clear these hurdles.

What we offer

New standards reflect a general trend toward increased regulation of drilling programs worldwide. In jurisdictions where the standards are not clearly defined, we work with you to apply the appropriate regulatory standards, your company policies and industry best practices. 

Our best-in-class approach for verifications combines survey services that cover both blow out preventers (BOPs) and Systems and Controls (S&C). These are customised for your rig, to check your BOP hardware and related systems for proper operation, maintenance and parts, per regulations. 

We also provide re-verification services to ensure that any modifications or issues occurring since last verification do not compromise the design and operation of the BOP. 

Shear verification 

Using shear test reports combined with calculated data, we assess if your blind-shear rams will shear the drill pipe for a specific well. 

BOP verification 

We provide independent third-party verification that the BOP will operate as originally designed, and that any modifications or upgrades done after delivery do not compromise its design and operation. 

BOP compatibility verification 

Verification that a well using a sub-sea BOP (normally means floating rigs) in U.S. offshore waters is right for your rig and works as expected.

What are the benefits?

  • Peace of mind drilling equipment is safe
  • Regulatory compliance

Why choose LR?

We deliver over 400 drill rig reviews a year. Our compliance verification is unparalleled in its coverage and technical detail; Following our acquisition of West Engineering (2012) and Moduspec (2008) we offer unrivalled expertise in compliance, inspection, asset integrity and consulting services. Our solutions give you an immediate result in improved safety, efficiency and competitiveness of your drilling operations in any environment, both on and offshore.

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