The materials used in fabricating offshore and onshore jackets, rigs and platforms for the oil and gas industry vary from regular mild steel to high-alloy, high-strength steels. The pipelines carrying oil and gas also consist of high-strength, high-alloy steels.
The future is bright for welding. That was the message conveyed to more than 100 Wisconsin high school counselors, educators and administrators at a recent symposium on welding careers in Neenah. WI. The event was sponsored by Miller Electric Manufacturing Co., Airgas, Miron Construction and AZCO Inc.