Oil & Gas

Why Choose USI Groups?

When it comes to Oil and Gas, pipeline owners and pipeline contractors, USI has your complete source for below grade and atmospheric pipeline coatings, primers, paints and petrolatum wax tapes.  Let us provide your team with the technical support, training and troubleshooting to make your project successful.

USI offers a full line of protective coatings and repair solutions for transmission & distribution pipelines, tank farms & terminals, compressor stations, refineries, and upstream exploration.  Let us help you repair, protect, and upgrade your structures, facilities, machinery and equipment.

When you partner with USI, you get:

  • Denso, SPC, 3M and MBX certified product trainers
  • AMPP / NACE Certified coating inspectors
  • Product support specialists
  • Same-day shipping on most products
  • 24/7 Customer support for your project or repair

NACE Coating Inspections

You deserve the best! USI Inspections personnel receive the most complete training curriculum, producing top-notch inspectors for the industry.  NACE Coating Inspector Program is the world’s most recognized coating inspector certification program and has set the standard for inspections in the protective coatings industry. At NACE training they reinforce the importance of surface preparation, environmental conditions, mixing and application of our repair materials, liquid coatings, tapes, primers, and paints.

Ongoing Training

USI Inspections’ personnel receive ongoing training at NACE sponsored courses and events.

NACE CIP Certified

Our owners Tiffany & Doug Klingensmith are both NACE CIP Certified.

NACE Programs

Associates are sent to NACE Coating Inspector Programs once they master the basics.

Proven Experience

Combined industrial specific and coating know-how of over 30 years.

Industry Specific Brands

USI carries Denso, SPC, Trenton, 3M, and so much more.

Industry Related Products

USI carries liquid epoxy coatings, hot/cold applied tapes, wax tapes, rockshield and so much more.

Industry News

Trending news, industry challenges, and the most recent information on how to repair, protect and upgrade.

Case Studies

Partnering with USI helps clients like you complete successful projects.

Training & Troubleshooting Tank Farm Fuel Lines

PROBLEM USI’s AMPP Coating Inspector was called on site to help train, troubleshoot, and problem solve with a contractor. The final goal was to have the jet fuel lines coated with a corrosion resistant coating to provide the owner with a long-term underground solution. SUBSTRATE Metal PRODUCTS USED Denso Protal

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Riser Pipe Refurbishment

The Problem A major oil company needed a repair solution for some of the riser lines on this offshore platform.   This line had several leaks and was suffering severe wall loss due to corrosion caused from the marine environment. The company needed a solution that would be impervious to the

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Compressed Air Pipe

The Problem A company that supplies atmospheric and specialty gases to a wide range of industries, including aerospace, chemical, oil, gas, refining, and other areas of general industry, was experiencing heavy corrosion on a compressed air pipe. The company was looking for an economical and quick solution that adheres to

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Foyer at a Refinery

The Problem This client had concrete steps and entryways into the buildings that needed some type of coating that would be more durable than just some paint as what was on there was failing and in need of removal and replacement. He went on to explain that improving safety is

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How To...

Everyone can always learn more about “How To…”, what do you need to learn more about?

How to Use an Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge

The UTG‐1500 is an advanced lightweight ultrasonic thickness gauge that is designed to be convenient to use and rugged enough to operate in harsh environments. Utilizing the latest in micro computer circuitry, this unit offers a combination of high accuracy

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