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(NDT) Inspection methods provided by Premium Inspection are detailed below and are
Utilized for various inspections on Drill Pipe, Bottom Hole Inspection, Drilling Rig,
Handling Equipmet, Mud Motors, Fishing Tools, Various Connections and other associated OCTG equipment.



Key Services Premium Inspection provides:

  • Visual Inspection 

  • Tubular I. D.  Camera with DVR Recording

  • Dimensional Inspection and Verification

  • Magnetic Particle, both color contrast and ultraviolet ( ferrous Material )

  • Dye Penetrant, both color contrast and ultraviolet ( Non-Ferrous Material )

  • Ultrasonic Thickness examination

  • EMI Logging – Drill Pipe 2 3/8” up to 5 ½”, DS-1 Category 1-5 Inspection

  • RIG Site Bottom Hole Assembly  Inspection

  • Trip Check of BHA Components

  • API and Proprietary Rotary Shoulder Connection Inspection 

  • Field repair of API and Proprietary Rotary Shoulder Connections (RSC)

  • Top Drive Inspection

  • Rig Structural Inspection

  • Hardbanding of Drill Pipe, Hevi-Wate Drill Pipe and BHA Tools

  • Hardbanding of Non Magnetic BHA Tools

  • 3rd Party Verification Services

  • In-House Services

  • Digital real time reporting and data base

  • Equipment



PICO (BHA) Inspection units are fully outfitted with all necessary equipment to inspect and perform field repair of RSC at our Customers location. 


New Tech VEDAQ-2000 Data Acquisition System Drill Pipe inspection units are state of the art with digital recording of EMI inspection to flash drive or CD for customers review.


Inspector Certifications

PICO employees are exposed to real world training utilizing and with the understanding of API, DS-1 inspection specifications and procedures. Employees go through class room training and upon completion, the certified inspectors carry the qualification that meet or exceed industry standards and ASNT-TC-1A specifications.


All of PICO inspection equipment is subject to calibration standards set by manufacturer, API, DS-1 and other industry standards and is traceable to NIST.

Magnetic Particle Inspection
Digital Real Time Reporting
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