Rig Inspection Services

We reduce your Drilling Rig Risk via Improved Inspection.

Specializing in advanced rigs, we reduce your Drilling Equipment NPT, increasing your revenue and operating efficiency. Our focus on high tech means you get the best inspectors for your 6th Generation Cyber Rig Automation System Inspection from Sub-surface to Crown, from Drilling, BOP, to Dynamic Positioning. We are the Rig Inspection Engineers of choice for Operators and Contractors on equipment controls automation & software verification during design, construction, intake acceptance or disaster troubleshooting. We cover Software Management, Cyber Security, Verification, Design Review, Functional Performance Testing, Hardware in Loop, and more. We are leveraged as expert witness, acceptance inspectors, and staff engineers.

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Rigs and Equipment

Practical Cyber Security Solutions: From penetration testing to Design Reviews to Corporate Policy and Training. We have practical proven solutions.

Operational Acceptance Testing: Kingston Systems flagship service provides increased assurance that the control system is free from operational flaws and fit for duty. We will design and execute a testing regime covering subsurface, vessel management and drilling control systems.

Equipment Inspection & Troubleshooting: Be it during FAT, construction, acceptance or after a failure, Kingston Systems provides field experienced software, mechanical, or electrical experts to act as inspectors. We focus on the increasing criticality of software in control systems, vendor integration, vessel safety and operational effectiveness. Our experts have commissioned control systems from all major vendors.

Engineering Design Reviews and FMECA: Examination of equipment design & function with an eye towards operational capability, our mechanical, electrical and software consultants will work with vendors and other experts to review equipment designs and analyze them for single points of failure, SIL performance and integration issues. Kingston Systems will work with your operational team to devise mitigation plans and procedures in cases where design changes are not possible.

Software Management of Change: Managing software as an Engineering Discipline is rapidly becoming a requirement due to the increased critical role of software controlled equipment. Kingston Systems can help with rig or fleet specific solutions that encompass process, technology and vendor participation.

Alarm Analysis: Control system alarms are the most underutilized equipment monitoring tool on modern rigs today. Often they are key to improved operational performance and failure avoidance. Kingston System has tools that analyze and manage alarms. From prioritization to filtering to post failure analysis and trouble shooting, our alarm service increases the capabilities of your crew and the reliability for your equipment. We also offer an online alarm tool which provides hand free analysis and interpretation on all alarms. This is available on NOV, AKER, KONGSBERG and CAMERON systems.

Drilling Operational Teams

Operational Performance Consulting/ Training Development: With our intimate knowledge of the operational capability of control systems, our experts will work with your team and vendors to tweak system parameters, turning saved seconds and minutes into significant yearly efficiency savings.

Drilling Planning Teams

Drilling Planning Performance Consulting: Our experts are experienced upstream consultants with a wide variety of tools available to help your drilling planning teams execute and improve their wells. From ‘Beyond The Best’ initiatives to ‘Technical Limit’ planning and ‘Drilling Process’ design, Kingston Systems can accelerate your team’s capabilities with improve process, documentation, organization learning, and team performance.

Consulting Services

Our Team of PE’s MBA’s and Industry Experts combined with our network of specialists can combine quickly and economically to meet your need. To Learn More…