Since the late 1950s, Alderley has taken a fascinating and dynamic journey to become one of the world's leading oil and gas companies.
Alderley secures a new facility in the 2nd Industrial City in Dammam. At a total of 9025m², the facility will have four times the manufacturing capacity of the existing site in Dammam.
SMS relocate to larger premises allowing SMS the capacity to continue servicing the needs of its expanding client portfolio globally as well as the introduction of new product lines.
Alderley celebrates 25 years of the formation of the group and the hatching of its iconic Kingfisher logo.
SMS celebrates its 15th Year of Innovation.
Rapid growth of Alderley FZE in Dubai leads to further expansion of facilities.
SMS develop and successfully deliver the first containerised IWOCS HPU (Installation and Workover Control Systems Hydraulic Power Unit).
Alderley supply the first metering for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility in Western Australia.
Alderley open up Singapore office to support the market in East Asia.
Alderley launch an innovative new application to provide supervisory control for metering systems (Hawk).
Alderley FZE celebrates 10 years at Jebel Ali.
Alderley Dammam deliver their largest contract, 48 truck loading and unloading skids for Al-Suwaidi Industrial Services.
Established new facilities in Dammam , allowing Alderley to engineer and build systems in the Kingdom.
Adopting Compact Flotation Unit (CFU) technology these packages in Khurais Central Processing Facility, Saudi Arabia were the largest supplied by Alderley in this era.
Provided the first ultrasonic cryogenic LNG metering system for temperatures of -160ºC.
Alderley FZE expands to meet increased demand, including extended workshop facilities, increased hard standing area and a wellhead panel production shop.
Specialised Management Systems (SMS) is acquired by Alderley. SMS will strengthen the company's portfolio through the design and manufacture of bespoke hydraulic control units for the oil and gas industry, as well as providing complete customer care.
The first low temperature turbine metering system installed in Egypt. Minimum operating temperature of -42ºC when metering propane.
Alderley supply the largest gas ultrasonic meter in operation (36").
Alderley Systems Ltd is formed through the merger of Jordan Kent Metering Systems Ltd and Alderley Process Technologies. The new company will broaden the systems supplied to the oil and gas industry, as well as strengthening overseas sales, engineering and service departments.
Having operated a sales office in the United Arab Emirates since 1980, Alderley launches Alderley FZE in Dubai. This manufacturing centre will support the design and manufacture of oil and gas metering and process equipment.
The introduction of the AP-20 Deoiling Hydrocyclone liner to the market. Used extensively onshore and offshore, this equipment was designed and manufactured in-house.
Alderley Controls Ltd is formed through the acquisition of Albion Controls Ltd, and provides metering control systems and wellhead controls systems.
Produces the first fiscal ultrasonic metering system for the North Sea.
The acquisition of Entelec Ltd, a company that makes flow computers.
Built the largest fiscal metering system at Wickwar facilities for Dalmeny’s Crude oil export terminal fiscal metering station. Approx. 28m (w) x 21m (l) x 6m (h).
Alderley plc was set up as a holding company to acquire and run Rigidon (UK) Ltd, which specialised in industrial coatings, Rigidon Resistant Materials Ltd, which specialised in corrosion resistant lining materials, Alderley Environmental Consultants Ltd and the niche oil and gas metering business, Jordan Kent Metering Systems Ltd.
Two respected names in the oil and gas industry – Jordan Engineering and ABB Kent – combine to design and manufacture packaged metering and proving systems for the North Sea oil and gas industry.
First Oil – Measured the first oil produced from the Argyll Field, North Sea using a metering system built in Wickwar, Gloucestershire.
The South Africa Railways Corporation orders a unidirectional ball prover from Alderley's first incarnation.