Since the late 1950s, Alderley has taken a fascinating and dynamic journey to become one of the world's leading oil and gas engineering companies

2018
2018
SMS sign joint venture with Eastern to form SMS-Eastern: the single source supplier for all hose management and component requirements.
2017
2017
Launch of the digital inspection tool - Inspection Manager.
2017
2017
Development of the first Condition Based Monitoring System for Metering and Dynamic Uncertainty.
2016
2016
Alderley secure a new facility in the Second Industrial City in Dammam. At a total of 9025m², the facility has four times the manufacturing capacity of the existing site in Dammam.
2015
2015
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.
2014
2014
Alderley celebrate 25 years since the formation of the Group and the hatching of its iconic Kingfisher logo.
2014
2014
SMS celebrate their 15th Year of Innovation.
2013
2013
Rapid growth of Alderley in Dubai leads to further expansion of facilities.
2012
2012
SMS develop and successfully deliver the first containerised IWOCS HPU (Installation and Workover Control Systems Hydraulic Power Unit).
2012
2012
Alderley supply the first metering for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility in Western Australia.
2011
2011
Alderley launch an innovative new application to provide supervisory control for metering systems (Hawk).
2010
2010
Alderley celebrate 10 years at Jebel Ali, Dubai.
2009
2009
Alderley Dammam deliver their largest contract to this day: 48 truck loading and unloading skids for Al-Suwaidi Industrial Services.
2007
2007
Establishment of a new facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, allowing Alderley to engineer and build systems in-Kingdom.
2007
2007
Adopting Compact Flotation Unit (CFU) technology, these packages in Khurais Central Processing Facility, Saudi Arabia, are the largest supplied by Alderley in this era.
2006
2006
Alderley provide the first ultrasonic cryogenic LNG metering system for temperatures of -160ºC.
2005
2005
Alderley Dubai expand to meet increased demand, including extended workshop facilities, increased hard standing area and a wellhead panel production shop.
2003
2003
Specialised Management Systems (SMS) are acquired by Alderley. SMS strengthen the Group'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.
2003
2003
The first low temperature turbine metering system is installed in Egypt with a minimum operating temperature of -42ºC when metering propane.
2002
2002
Alderley supply the largest gas ultrasonic meter in operation (36").
2001
2001
Alderley Systems Ltd is formed through the merger of Jordan Kent Metering Systems Ltd and Alderley Process Technologies. The new company broadens the range of systems supplied to the oil and gas industry, and strengthens overseas sales, engineering and service departments.
2001
2001
Having operated a sales office in the United Arab Emirates since 1980, Alderley launch manufacturing facilities in Dubai. The new hub is dedicated to supporting the design and manufacture of oil and gas metering and process equipment in the Middle East.
2000
2000
Alderley introduce the AP-20 Deoiling Hydrocyclone liner to the market. Used extensively both onshore and offshore, this equipment is designed and manufactured completely in-house.
1998
1998
Alderley Controls Ltd is formed through the acquisition of Albion Controls Ltd, and provides metering control systems and wellhead controls systems.
1997
1997
Alderley deliver the first fiscal ultrasonic metering system for the North Sea.
1994
1994
Alderley acquire Entelec Ltd, a company that makes flow computers.
1992
1992
Alderley build the largest fiscal metering system at their Wickwar facilities for Dalmeny’s crude oil export terminal fiscal metering station. Approx. 28m (w) x 21m (l) x 6m (h).
1989
1989
Alderley plc is set up as a holding company to acquire and run Rigidon (UK) Ltd, specialising in industrial coatings, Rigidon Resistant Materials Ltd, specialising in corrosion resistant lining materials, Alderley Environmental Consultants Ltd, and the niche oil and gas metering business, Jordan Kent Metering Systems Ltd.
1985
1985
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.
1975
1975
First Oil – the first oil produced from the Argyll Field, North Sea, is measured using a metering system built in Wickwar, Gloucestershire.
1959
1959
The South Africa Railways Corporation orders a unidirectional ball prover from Alderley's first incarnation.