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2017 Offshore Technology Conference

By |March 29th, 2017|Newsroom|

The 2017 Offshore Technology Conference is quickly approaching.  Be sure to visit us at booth #3839 to take your annual X-904 photo and check out our newest OSHA Man Basket.  The conference is May 1-4 at NRG Park in Houston, Texas. Here's the booth from last year's conference.  Hope to see you there riding our [...]

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Introducing Our New OMB Baskets

By |March 23rd, 2017|Newsroom|

In response to giving our customers the best possible product choices,  BPC is excited to announce two new options for the OSHA Man Basket, a single passenger basket (OMB-1) or a forklift capable man basket (OMB-F). When overhead lifting is needed, either by crane or fork lift, our OSHA Man Baskets have been tested and [...]

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Employee Spotlight

By |March 23rd, 2017|Newsroom|

We would like to introduce Tracy Horner as the newest member of the BPC Customer Service Team.  Tracy comes to us with several years of customer service experience and we are confident she will give our clients the excellent support they expect from BPC.  In her spare time, Tracy loves to fish, garden, and do [...]

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7 Interesting Facts About Offshore Oil Rigs

By |March 23rd, 2017|Newsroom|

by Thomas Kuegler originally posted December 23, 2016 Offshore oil rigs have always fascinated me. The idea that workers live just above the ocean extracting oil from the earth’s crust for weeks on end is enough to capture my imagination and then some. As I dug a little deeper (no pun intended), I found a [...]

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President’s Corner: 60 Years of Billy Pugh Co.

By |March 23rd, 2017|President's Corner|

2017 marks the 60 year of Billy Pugh Co.  Billy actually built the first personnel basket in 1955 and then incorporated the company in 1957.  As the story goes, Billy was a deck hand on a work boat working in the Gulf of Mexico supporting the “Mr. Gus” (a 16 leg drilling platform).  Billy became [...]

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President’s Corner: The challenges continue

By |December 9th, 2016|Newsroom|

As everyone knows reading this letter, the offshore oil and gas industry is in the midst of one of its most challenging downturns in history.  I thought it would be appropriate to let the end users and the distributors of our products know how we are handling these difficult times We (like everyone in the [...]

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New Option for 8 year X-904’s

By |November 30th, 2015|Newsroom|

When the X-904 was first introduced, we knew that it would be different than the X-800 series personnel nets in many ways. One such way was that we recommend that the X-800 be replaced after either one or two years depending on the amount of usage and also how the unit was stored. This was [...]

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X-904 10 Year Anniversary

By |November 30th, 2015|Newsroom|

It’s hard to believe that 10 years have passed since Billy Pugh Company introduced the revolutionary X-904 personnel transfer device; a complete design departure from anything seen before in the offshore oil and gas industry.  This device was (and is) a collaboration between BPC and the offshore oil and gas industry itself. In the early [...]

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Commitment to Safety

By |November 18th, 2015|Newsroom|

Billy Pugh Company is proud to be committed to the safety of our offshore family.  For the past 50 years, our name has become synonymous with safety globally.  Check out our new video dedicated to this commitment in safety which highlights just a few of the products that have kept our offshore family safe.

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Collaborative development of elevator strap

By |October 28th, 2015|Newsroom|

Originally posted by Tim Callais, Sidewinder Drilling; Paul Liberato, Billy Pugh; and Mike Bienvenu, Dooley Tackaberry on Drilling Contractor See original article here. The oil and gas industry has a history of collaboration between organizations, including operators, contractors, manufacturers and distributors, in efforts to continuously improve efficiency and safety. Incidents are often triggers that lead [...]

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