Rig Audit & Inspection

Cat IV Inspection and Repair of Drilling and Work Over Masts and Substructures

Rig Inspection Cat IV

EPHH is the sole holder of API 4G/4F Certification in the region performing the required CATIV Inspections on all Rig Models following the international standard, providing survey, repairs and certification.

Safer Working Environment

The facts remain that unqualified companies and/or personnel increase the risk to your operations where as EPHH represents both a reduction in risk and a positive move toward a safer working environment.

 Derrick/mast related incidents on land rigs and offshore derricks still represents an unacceptable amount of oil rig accidents, which is not helped by untrained or inexperienced personnel.

EPHH carries out API 4G Cat. III & IV Inspections all over the World on a day to day basis from our operations in El-Sokhna Plant

Technical Specifications

  • Keen to provide expertise who have high experiences and awareness of standards
  • Provide professional reports with standards Available attending meeting for clarifications.
  • Flexible services survey closing audit for any finds after audit.
  • Provide failure analysis advice and investigation for incident.
  • Verification of PMS and overhauling reports of equipment that is due for major overhaul/recertification or for which certification has already expired
  • Provide rig inspection with high standards and implementation EGPC checklist in addition to EPHH check list.
  • Provide solutions and helps client to start working in safe conditions.
  • Provide drill integrity test before start operations.

EPHH Rig Audit reports include details for all findings, categorized observations and recommendations (critical, major and minor) that help clients to priorities corrective measures required.


Rig Audit

Rig audits are carried out for both drilling/Workover Rigs for both rigs onshore and offshore rigs to assess the condition of equipment. Audits are conducted to industry standards, such as API, as well as to specific client requirements. Rig-commissioning services involve ensuring that rig machinery and equipment are functioning properly and are in accordance with the clients’ requirements.

EPHH has professional and highly experienced auditors in oil and gas industry.

We provide advice with professional expertise available to implement that advice with high quality, through a fast, efficient, seamless service from inspection and fault identification and recertification the rig.

Inspection Levels:

  • Cat Iis DAILY (no documentation required)
  • Cat IIis at rig- up (no documentation required)
  • Cat IIIevery 730 operating days (documentation required)
  • Cat IV Inspectionevery 3650 operating days