Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) Inspection Services

Providing close inspection and monitoring of our tubular products, helping you protect your investments.

Committed to customer satisfaction and product integrity, U. S. Steel Oilwell Services provides a wide range of OCTG inspection services. Thorough testing and inspection of all of our products are conducted by our certified and highly skilled technicians who employ a broad array of standard and advanced testing technology to monitor our tubular steel from the laboratory to the mill, to your application.

OCTG Inspection Services

At the U. S. Steel Oilwell Services’ Offshore Operations facility in Houston, we offer customers a range of services including inspections of OCTG pipe with outside diameters ranging from 2 3/8” to 20”. All products are subject to destructive and non-destructive testing methods to verify that they meet both industry standards and customer specifications. We also offer nearly a dozen ancillary threading and inspection services , including computer float equipment bucking, as well as export offshore packaging and pipe maintenance.

U. S. Steel Oilwell Services provides a wide range of OCTG inspection services, including:

  • Full-body ultrasonic inspection
  • Dry or wet Special end-area inspection
  • Full-length drift
  • Hydrostatic testing
  • Hardness testing
  • Weld-line inspection
  • Full length magnetic particle inspection (FLMPI)
  • Visual inspection
  • Dye-penetrant inspection
  • Ultrasonic thickness gauging