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Frequently Asked questions

From the ground, the PAL Unit reaches 22 feet*, and the Fat Boy Unit reaches up to 20 feet.

*35 feet with our Tubular Delivery System (TDS)


The PAL Unit can handle tubulars weighing up to 1,300 pounds, while the Fat Boy can handle tubulars weighing up to 5,000 pounds. 

The PAL Unit has a footprint of 3 feet by 34 feet, and the Fat Boy Unit has a footprint of 4 feet by 40 feet.

The PAL Unit tracks in and out 16 feet, while the Fat Boy Unit tracks in and out 20 feet.

The PAL Unit has a tubular handling capacity up to a 7 inch casing and the Fat Boy Unit can pick up and lay down a pipe with up to a 16 inch casing.

The rental price per unit per job varies for each project. Please contact your area sales representative or call the main office at 337.233.8201 to get your estimate.

Both units can run approximately 2 days on a single tank of fuel.

Our customers have found it to be more cost effective to supply their own fuel. In specific cases, OIL will supply fuel.

Yes. For an additional fee, OIL provides on-site delivery.

Yes. For our Pal Unit, your operator must undergo a training course and become certified by Oilfield Innovators Limited to insure safe operation of the unit. The Fat Boy Unit must be exclusively operated by OIL.

It takes anywhere between 15 and 30 minutes to rig up a unit.

Both of our units are skid-mounted.

Yes. It takes a 8,000-pound forklift to move the PAL and a 10,000-pound forklift to handle the Fat Boy.


Yes. Our units are designed to safely and quickly operate to meet the needs of a workover rig.