North Rig

Automated Hydraulic Catwalks

Drilling Rig Catwalks Service Rig Catwalks Pipe Tubs

About Us

North Rig is an independant Canadian company formed in 2008. North Rig specializes in the manufacture of automated custom pipe handling equipment, specifically hydraulic catwalks, for both drilling and well servicing applications. North Rig specialises in the design and manufacture of custom automated hydraulic catwalks. We have a comprehensive range of models, covering both drilling and service rigs. We also offer hydraulic pipe tubs. Our equipment offers outstanding safety, quality and performance, with a proven track record. For a worry-free solution to your hydraulic catwalk requirements, contact us.

Automated Hydraulic Catwalk Pipe Handler


Partners

North Rig has partnered with Archer Oilfield Engineers as our exclusive Licensee and manufacturer for the Middle East, Saudi, India and South East Asia regions.




Service Rig Catwalks
C3 Service Rig Catwalk also available in trailer form

C3

Height Range: 8.5' to 21' (2.5-6.4 m).
Maximum Tubular Weight: 2,000lbs (907 kg).



C3T Trailerised Service Rig Pipe Handler

C3T

Height Range: 8.5' to 21' (2.5-6.4 m).
Maximum Tubular Weight: 2,000lbs (907 kg).


C4 Service Rig Catwalk

C4

Height Range: 6' to 30' (1.8-9.1 m).
Maximum Tubular Weight: 2,000lbs (907 kg).


C4S Service Rig Catwalk

C4S

Height Range: 6' to 30' (1.8-9.1 m).
Maximum Tubular Weight: 2,000lbs (907 kg).


C10 Trailerised Service Rig Pipe Handler

C10

Height Range: 8' to 21' (2.4-6.4 m).
Maximum Tubular Weight: 3,500lbs (1587 kg).


C14 Service Rig Catwalk

C14

Height Range: 8.5' to 21' (2.5-6.4 m).
Maximum Tubular Weight: 2,000lbs (907 kg).


Drilling Rig Catwalks
C14 Drilling Rig Catwalk

C14

Height Range: 6' to 34'.
Maximum Tubular Weight: 6,000lbs.


C16 drilling rig catwalk

C16

Height Range: 12' to 17'.
Maximum Tubular Weight: 7,000lbs.


C28 drilling rig catwalk

C28

Height Range: 6' to 33'.
Maximum Tubular Weight: 10,000lbs.


C40 drilling rig pipe handler

C40

Height Range: 6' to 42'.
Maximum Tubular Weight: 10,000lbs.


Hydraulic Pipe Tubs

C3

The C3 hydraulic catwalk is designed to be a mobile unit, ideally suited for service with workover rigs.
The C3 offers wireless or tethered remote controls and either an electric or diesel driven hydraulic power unit.
The C3 has a hydraulically extendable ramp for presentation heights from 8' 6" to 21'.


Significant Design Advantages
  • Large range of presentation heights for tubular
  • Hands free operation

Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Presentation Height Range (for the end of the tubular) 8' 6" to 21'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 10-3/4"
Maximum Tubular Weight 2,000 lbs
Weight without options 11,000 lbs (Range II version)
Length 43' (Range II version)
Hydraulic Power Unit Electric or diesel
Power Requirement 15 / 25 HP
Cycle Time 25 seconds

Design Features
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • Hydraulic leveling of the catwalk
  • Hydraulically extendable ramp
  • Electric (or standalone diesel) hydraulic power unit
  • Wireless remote control
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators

C3T

The C3T hydraulic catwalk is designed as a trailerised version of the C3 catwalk.
The C3T offers a standalone self contained operation based on a triple axle kingpin trailer, with a self contained diesel hydraulic power unit.
The C3T has a hydraulically raisable v-door for presentation heights from 8' 6" to 23'.


Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Presentation Height Range (for the end of the tubular) 8' 6" to 23'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 10-3/4"
Maximum Tubular Weight 2,000 lbs
Maximum Pipe Rack Load 30,000 lbs
Weight without options 30,600 lbs
Length 60' 6"
Hydraulic Power Unit Electric or diesel
Power Requirement 15 / 35 HP
Cycle Time 25 seconds

Design Features
  • Trailer mounted
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • 20' long Pipe Racks
  • Wireless remote control
  • Optional hydraulic leveling jacks
  • Self contained diesel driven hydraulic power unit
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators

C4

The C4 hydraulic catwalk is designed as a mobile unit for service with workover rigs.
The C4 offers a standalone self contained operation based on a dual axle gooseneck trailer, with a self contained diesel hydraulic power unit.
The C4 has a hydraulically raisable and scopable carrier for presentation heights from 6' to 30'.



Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Presentation Height Range (for the end of the tubular) 6' to 30'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 9-5/8"
Maximum Tubular Weight 2,000 lbs
Weight without options 16,000 lbs
Length 49' 2-1/2"
Hydraulic Power Unit Diesel
Power Requirement 48 HP
Cycle Time 30 seconds

Design Features
  • Trailer mounted
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • Wireless remote control
  • Optional manual 12' Pipe Racks with hydraulic Loader Arm
  • Self contained diesel driven hydraulic power unit
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators
  • Dual sensors

C4S

The C4S hydraulic catwalk is a skid based version of the C4.
The C4S offers either an electric or diesel driven hydraulic power unit.
The C4S has a hydraulically raisable and scopable carrier for presentation heights from 6' to 30'.
See the C4 section for video and images of how his catwalk operates.


Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Presentation Height Range (for the end of the tubular) 6' to 30'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 9-5/8"
Maximum Tubular Weight 2,000 lbs
Weight 15,000 lbs
Length 49' 10-1/4"
Hydraulic Power Unit Diesel
Power Requirement 50 HP
Cycle Time 30 seconds

Design Features
  • Skid mounted with roll end and lift points
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • Wireless remote control
  • Optional manual 12' Pipe Racks with hydraulic Loader Arm
  • Self contained diesel driven hydraulic power unit
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators
  • Dual sensors

C10

The C10 hydraulic catwalk is designed as a mobile unit for service rigs in Australia (Australian trailer specification).
The C10 offers a standalone self contained operation based on a tandem axle gooseneck trailer, with a self contained hydraulic power unit.
The C10 has a hydraulically raisable carrier for presentation heights from 8' to 21'.


Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Presentation Height Range (for the end of the tubular) 8' to 21'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 13 3/8"
Maximum Tubular Weight 3,500 lbs
Maximum Pipe Rack Load 20,000 lbs
Weight without options 30,000 lbs
Length 45'
Hydraulic Power Unit Diesel or Electric
Power Requirement 50 HP
Cycle Time 30 seconds

Design Features
  • Trailer mounted
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • 12' long Pipe Racks
  • Hydraulic pipe racks either side of catwalk
  • Optional hydraulically extendable carrier
  • Self contained electric or diesel driven hydraulic power unit
  • Wireless Remote Control
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators
  • Dual sensors

C14

The C14 hydraulic catwalk is designed to be versatile height catwalk.
The C14 offers wireless remote controls and electric driven hydraulic power unit.
The C14 has a hydraulically extendable carrier for presentation heights from 6' to 36'



Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Working Floor Height Range 6' to 34'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 20"
Maximum Tubular Weight 6,000 lbs
Maximum Pipe Rack Load 30,000 lbs
Weight without options 40,000 lbs
Length 54'
Hydraulic Power Unit Electric
Power Requirement 75 HP
Cycle Time 30 seconds

Design Features
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • Hydraulic leveling of the catwalk
  • Hydraulic pipe racks either side of catwalk
  • Hydraulically extendable carrier
  • Electric driven hydraulic power unit
  • Wireless remote control
  • Automatic presentation mode
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators
  • Dual sensors

C16

North Rig's C16 Hydraulic Catwalk is aimed at a substructure height of 16', but can be supplied with a V-door at heights from 12' to 17'.
One pipe rack will support Range 3 casing and one will support Range 2 tubular.


Significant Design Advantages
  • Open Belly Design for skidding over wellheads on a pad rig.
  • Hands free operation.

Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Sub-floor Height Range 12' to 17' *
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 20"
Maximum Tubular Weight 7,000 lbs
Maximum Pipe Rack Load 30,000 lbs
Weight without options 44,000 lbs
V-door Angle 45 degrees
Length 58'
Deck Height 46"
Tunnel Clearance 36" wide x 30" high
Cycle Time 20 seconds

* V-door supplied matches sub-floor height with a minimum of 4" of adjustability up and down.

Design Features
  • Open Belly Design for skidding over wellheads on a pad rig
  • Skate style design
  • Wireless Remote Control
  • Manual back-up system minimizes downtime
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • Hydraulically leveled pipe racks
  • Hydraulic leveling of the catwalk
  • Automatic hydraulic cable tensioner
  • Tubular loading from either side of catwalk
  • Hydraulic V-Door minimizes need for lifting equipment, maximizing speed and safety
  • Self contained Power Pack with electric motor and hydraulic pump combination
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular.
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Channel iron deck with non-skid working surface
  • Effective moisture draining contruction
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators
  • Protective guards on hydraulics
Optional Features
  • De-gasser line, choke line and steam lines under the deck
  • Insulation of above lines
  • Cold Temperature Package rated for -40°C
  • Hot Temperature Package rated for +40°C
  • Wheel sets
  • Walking system
  • Platform V-door
  • Manifold shack (belly becomes closed)

C28

The C28 hydraulic catwalk is designed to be a versatile height catwalk.
The C28 offers wireless remote controls and electric driven hydraulic power unit.
The C28 has a hydraulically extendable carrier for presentation heights from 6' to 35'



C28 Hydraulic Catwalk

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Sub-floor Height Range 6' to 33'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 20"
Maximum Tubular Weight 10,000 lbs
Maximum Pipe Rack Load 30,000 lbs
Weight without options 50,000 lbs
Length 59' 8"
Hydraulic Power Unit Electric
Power Requirement 75 HP
Cycle Time 36 seconds

Design Features
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • Hydraulic leveling of the catwalk
  • Hydraulic pipe racks either side of catwalk
  • Hydraulically extendable carrier
  • Electric driven hydraulic power unit
  • Wireless remote control
  • Automatic presentation mode
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators
  • Dual sensors
Optional Features
  • Cold climate upgrade, rated for -40°C

C40

The C40 hydraulic catwalk is designed to be a versatile height catwalk.
The C40 offers wireless remote controls and electric driven hydraulic power unit.
The C40 has a hydraulically extendable carrier for presentation heights from 6' to 42'.


C40 Pipe Handler

Technical Specifications
Feature Specification
Sub-floor Height Range 6' to 42'
Maximum Tubular Length Range III
Maximum Tubular OD 20"
Maximum Tubular Weight 8,000-10,000 lbs
Maximum Pipe Rack Load 30,000 lbs
Weight without options 60,000 lbs
Length 62' 4"
Hydraulic Power Unit Electric
Power Requirement 75 HP
Cycle Time 44 seconds

Design Features
  • Standalone self contained operation
  • Rapid set-up and tear-down
  • Hydraulic leveling of the catwalk
  • Hydraulic pipe racks either side of catwalk
  • Hydraulically extendable carrier
  • Electric driven hydraulic power unit
  • Wireless remote control
  • Automatic presentation mode
Safety Features
  • Fully mechanized process eliminates manual handling of tubular
  • Safety shutdowns
  • Well labelled with standard safety decals
  • Master control at end of catwalk, away from tubular area
  • Hydraulic failsafe regulators
  • Dual sensors
Optional Features
  • Cold climate upgrade, rated for -40°C

Street Address


244 River Avenue, Cochrane, Alberta, T4C 2C1. Canada


Mailing Address


P.O Box 1396, Cochrane, Alberta, T4C 1B4. Canada

Phone


+1.403.851.9111