Shanghai Petroleum Tubular Goods Research Institute, a professional research institute affiliated to Hilong Group of Companies, established in October 2006 through the investment by Hilong Group of Companies, is a non-enterprise social scientific research institution with independent legal person status, as approved by Shanghai science and technology administration department. The institute, with a total investment of RMB 50 million and located in Shanghai Baoshan Industrial Zone, owns a three-story professional lab building which covers an area of 1500 square meters. It has state-of-the-art manufacturing and testing equipment and experimental conditions, first-class professional and technical personnel and perfected management system and service system.
The Institute has set up an academician workstation and a post-doctoral workstation, owns leading scientific and technical talents of Shanghai, outstanding academic leaders and Rising-Star talents. It has over one hundred invention patents and utility model patents, and has undertaken more than ten Shanghai and national projects.
The institute is a member unit of Failure Analysis Institute of China Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES), and China Testing Machine Standardization Council, council member of China Industry-University-Research Cooperation Promotion Association, and it is also a public technical service platform for the research and development of Shanghai fine steel deep processing products. The Institute became qualified as a member of Failure Analysis Branch Institute of CMES in 2006; in 2010, Shanghai Engineering Research Center for Petroleum Tubular Goods was founded based on the Institute; in 2011, as affirmed by Shanghai Enterprise Technology Center in 2011, the inspection and testing center affiliated to the Institute became qualified by China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) as accredited laboratories and inspection agencies.