An oil platform is a large structure with facilities to drill wells to extract and process oil and natural gas. The platform may be fixed to the ocean floor, may be an artificial island, or may be made to float. Welding equipment to fuse metals using various cutting, gouging and welding processes on pipelines, rigs, plants and facilities. They join or sever metals used in the construction of beams, piping, and other metal components, and weld parts, tools, machines and equipment used in the oil and gas industry. Various types of metal objects and structures using electric arc and MIG (metal inert gas) welding techniques. Typical projects include individual parts, structural frames for buildings and heavy equipment.