T H E W O R L D ’ S L E A D E R S I N F L U I D E N G I N E E R I N G
A PROVEN PROCESS
ON THE RIG
THE NEED FOR COMPREHENSIVE HOSE MANAGEMENT
Recent third-party market research indicated that Flexible Hose Assembly (FHA) products can account for as much as 47 percent of all
downtime in the operation of equipment on a drilling rig. Additionally, the research established that 97 percent of all those surveyed agreed
that Equipment Integrity is a top priority.*
Drawing on a long history of experience and expertise in fluid power engineering and hose technology, Gates Engineering & Services (E&S)
offers clients complete, disciplined, customized Hose Management Services that add significant business value to our line of FHA products
designed for the oil field.
*Penn Energy Research Center: "Market Research Analysis of Global Oil and Gas Exploration and Drilling Processes, Stakeholders and Influencers" – February/March 2011
MAXIMIZING PRODUCTION, MINIMIZING DOWNTIME
Quantify productivity requirements, safety risks,
Evaluate client practices, recommend steps
for improving FHA, QA and HSE.
Develop an integrity-based inspection,
maintenance and recertification strategy.
Understand customer FHA program and usage.
Gates hose experts engaged to perform
necessary installations and services on-site.
Ongoing Hose Management
Powered by Gates Sentry Services for reliable
operation and continuous improvement.
KEY ELEMENTS OF GATES E&S HOSE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
HOSE MANAGEMENT =
E&S engineers brings a high level of fluid
power expertise and service to the hose
• Combine superior technologies
• Unparalleled FHA performance
• Global product availability
• High-tech tools geared to the emerging
"digital oil field"
• Optimize asset value
• Avoid unnecessary interruptions to oil
and gas production
• Mitigate excessive costs associated
with catastrophic hose failure
MEET NEW REGULATIONS AND
Aggressive and comprehensive regulations
and oversight are being initiated to improve
the safety, efficiency and environmental
custodianship of drilling activities worldwide.
• Bureau of Ocean Energy Management,
Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
will strengthen U.S. drilling requirements
on the U.S. outer continental shelf for
everything from well design, permitting
and workplace safety to environmental
responsibility and corporate accountability.
• UK Offshore Operators Association
(UKOOA) works to strengthen the
offshore oil and gas industry in the UK,
preparing documentation such as
Flexible Hose Management Guidelines.
Other organizations provide industry
standards, policies, regulations and
recommended practices covering every
aspect of drilling activity and well control
such as API, DNV and ABS.
E&S Hose Management Services assist
clients in all aspects of regulatory
compliance and in the pursuit of best
practices in designing, selecting, installing
and maintaining hose assemblies on all rig
equipment. As part of Hose Management
Services, E&S will certify and/or recertify
all hoses installed on rig equipment.
GATES SENTRY SERVICES PUT YOU ON GUARD AGAINST COSTLY DOWNTIME
SENTRY ID SERVICE
Sentry Services is a suite of web-based
applications that can monitor the performance
and condition of every hose on rig
equipment and warn when potential
failure conditions exist. A quick change
could prevent hours or days of downtime,
personnel injury, equipment damage,
environmental cleanup and more. Sentry
Services can minimize or eliminate
SENTRY IQ SERVICE electronically
captures and monitors real-time diagnostic
information about the current operating
condition and performance of individual
hose assemblies and alerts users to replace
hoses before a predicted hose failure.
• Monitors hose pressure at high
sample rate to pick up pressure peaks
• Measures system temperatures for
specific hose circuits.
• Uses proprietary algorithms to identify
wear and tear on the hose caused by
each pressure peak and temperature
spike, resulting in a calculation of
remaining hose life.
• Warns of a service or out-of-specification
• Abrasion, abuse, climate or other
external conditions can also cause hose
failure. Gates recommends regularly
scheduled onsite inspections by our
skilled E&S engineers.
SENTRY ID SERVICE is a unique, Radio
Frequency Identification (RFID) tagging
system that identifies and tracks specific
hose assemblies. High-frequency Sentry
ID tags provide simple, easy field access
to hose assembly data including, location,
hose type, size, length, end fittings,
orientation, assembly notes, test certificates,
BOM – in short, virtually any data deemed
important by the client. A separate tag is
affixed to each hose assembly installed in
SENTRY IQ 2 SERVICE is designed
specifically for critical hoses. It takes the
strengths of Sentry IQ and adds additional
monitoring functionality to provide feedback
to optimize production. Sentry IQ 2
monitors temperature and pressure while
calculating flow and velocity of drilling
mud. By providing both onsite and remote
oil field diagnostics on drilling rigs and
platforms, Sentry IQ 2 has proven vital to
minimize unscheduled downtime.
WITH ONSITE E&S HOSE MANAGEMENT SERVICES
SENTRY IQ SERVICE
TRACEABILITY AND IDENTIFICATION
• Manufacture Date
• In Service Date
• Serial Number
• API 7K Certification
• Test Certification
• Recertification Date
• Hose Application
Internet, SMS, etc.
Parts for Service,
Fault Analysis, Response Initiation
GPS Satellite or Other
Safety & Maintenance
The Gates Hydraulic
Safety and Preventive
and our Rotary Drilling &
Vibrator Hose Safety &
information to help control costs and
prevent injuries from hose assembly failures.
Sentry IQ service uses a network of sensors to measure hose
system operations and warn of a potential failure condition.
Gates Engineering & Services NA
2929 N. Central Expressway, Suite 255
Richardson, TX 75080
For more information on Gates Hose
Management Services, contact:
Regional Sales Manager
Engineering & Services Specialist
Director of Business Development
All hose assemblies have a limited life on a given
application. Assuming the correct hose has been
selected, this service life can be adversely affected by
factors including external abuse, excessive pressures,
high temperatures, misapplication, hose specifications
and internal abrasion. Should a hose assembly fail
during use, serious injury or destruction of property
could result from propelled couplings, whipping hose,
high pressure or high velocity discharge, chemical
contact, high temperature materials, explosion or fire.
Contact Gates Product Application at 303-744-5070
or email email@example.com for assistance and hose
recommendations on specific applications and any
acid-chemical application above +125°F (+52°C).
Due to continual product improvements, Gates
reserves the right to alter specs and prices without
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