Cost-Effective and Versatile.

Bass’ experienced and knowledgeable snubbing operators are among the best in the industry and employ quality equipment to ensure that your job’s objectives are met safely and efficiently. Use of our snubbing services save operators the cost of kill fluids and can be performed under pressure without killing your well or causing potential damage to the formation.

The Bass fleet of hydraulic rig-assisted snubbing units provides versatility and can be utilized in a number of applications. Bass also offers a hydraulic stand-alone snubbing unit for higher pressure situations and big bore snubbing unit for drilling rig applications.  

Snubbing Services
Hydraulic Rig-Assist Snubbing Unit Applications
  • Well Completion
  • Work-over Operations
  • Underbalanced drilling
  • Blowout control
  • Running of tubing, casing or drill pipe into a wellbore under pressure
170k Hydraulic Rig-Assist Specifications
  • Lift capacity – 170,000 lbs.
  • Snub capacity – 90,000 lbs.
  • 5,000 lb. Snubbing Stack – (2) 7-1/16” 5,000# Cameron Type “U” BOPs w/ 7-1/16” 5,000# Shaffer Spherical Annular BOP
  • 10,000 lb. Snubbing Stack – (2) 7-1/16” 10,000# Cameron Type “U” BOPs w/ 7-1/16” 10,000# Shaffer Spherical Annular BOP
  • Bobtail mounted – Capable of snubbing 1” through 5-1/2” pipe
“Mini” Hydraulic Rig-Assist Specifications
  • Quick and easy rig up on all types of rigs
  • Lift capacity – 170,000 lbs.
  • Snub capacity – 90,000 lbs.
  • 5,000 lb. snubbing stack – 7-1/16” 5,000# Cameron Type “U” BOP w/ 7-1/16” 5,000# Shaffer Spherical Annular BOP
  • 7-1/16” bore
  • 6-1/2’ snubbing stroke to cover gas lift mandrel
  • 225 slip bowls
  • Operational controls in basket
  • Pipe pickup attachment          
  • Bobtail mounted – Capable of snubbing 1” through 5-1/2” pipe
Hydraulic Stand-Alone 340k Snubbing Unit

This Bass snubbing unit is designed with a full pipe-guided system for snubbing wells with higher pressure due to unsupported lengths of tubulars. It is equipped with a 300 series slip bowl capable of snubbing up to 7-5/8” tubulars and a rotary head capable of 9,000 ft. lbs. of torque.

Hydraulic Stand-Alone Specifications

  • Lift Capacity – 340,000 lbs.
  • Snub Capacity – 180,000 lbs.
  • BOP’s and related equipment are provided based on the specific requirements of each individual job
Big Bore Snubbing Unit Package

Developed for drilling rig and casing applications, the design of the Bass big bore snubbing unit minimizes rig up and rig down time. The big bore will snub tubulars up to 7-5/8” in diameter and handle up to 450,000 lbs. of heavy weight. The 11” bore will accommodate the bigger tools required in these types of applications. The big bore unit has a 10’ snubbing stroke, will push 94,000 lbs. of force and pull 170,000 lbs. of weight.