BOP & Handling Equipment

GFS Industrial has extensive experience and capabilities in the repair and servicing of blowout preventers (BOPs).


  • receive blowout preventer into regina facility
  • perform a preliminary inspection to check for possible damages as result of bop transit
  • systematically inspect and photograph the unit(s) as part of documentation requirements
  • create and issue internal work orders

Tear Down

  • dismantle bop while noting any problem areas
  • perform a tear down and segregate any obviously defective parts
  • document all work in accordance with industry standard operating procedures


  • conduct a visual and dimensional inspection of all parts in accordance with industry inspection procedures
  • perform a non-destructive examination on critical areas
  • perform non-destructive testing and evaluation of components subject to normal wear and/or stress


  • create a formal estimate of repair cost and anticipated delivery
  • secure customer approval of estimate
  • discuss repair with engineering


Repair or replace parts deemed to exceed reusable limits, which may involve the following processes:

  • skim cut/pre-machine
  • material rebuild, including welding, metal spray
  • buff & polish
  • hardness test

Final Assembly

  • perform final assembly of the repaired bop
  • notify customer; secure 3rd party test witness if requested


  • ensure that all repaired equipment conforms to ercb g-36 and caodc rp6.0 and api 16a-based test criteria when requested
  • high pressure and low pressure tests are chart recorded to ensure compliance


  • construct document package including certifications and pressure test charts
  • notify customer
  • deliver bop per customer specifications