Glossary of Terms

MEYER Glossary of Terms

Accumulator Units An accumulator orclosing unit is a unit used to hydraulically operate Rams BOP, Annular BOP, HCR and some hydraulic equipment. (See also: Closing Units)

API Certification API Spec Q1 is a company level certification based on the standard developed and published by the American Petroleum Institute (API) titled "Specification for Quality Management System Requirements for Manufacturing Organizations for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry".

BOP (Blowout Preventer) A heavy valve or assembly of valves fitted at the top of an oil well during drilling and closed in the event of a blowout.

Closing Unit An accumulator or closing unit is a unit used to hydraulically operate Rams BOP, Annular BOP, HCR and some hydraulic equipment. (See also: Accumulator Units)

Hydrostatic Mobile Test Units Used to quickly and safely field test valves and wellhead components. Long hoses allow operators to work from a safe distance away.

Hydrostatic Shop Test Units A way in which pressure vessels such as pipelines, plumbing, gas cylinders, boilers and fuel tanks can be tested for strength and leaks. They are then re-qualified at regular intervals using the proof pressure test which is also called the modified hydrostatic test.

Multi-Station Grease Manifold Allows a single operator to remotely grease valves individually without repeated rig downs. By eliminating rigups, it provides a safer, more ergonomic work environment. Reduced cycle times provides significant cost savings in frac crew downtime.

Secure Access Lockout System Designed to prevent accidental or unauthorized operation of hydraulic valves. Preprogrammed operator cards eliminate the use of padlocks and puts an end to the use of unauthorized keys.