Integrated Well Abandonment Services

  • AOSO Local Capability in Assembling and Testing a Bettis Actuator Valve

    NIGERIA – Feb 2016- A major International Oil Company (IOC) operating in Nigeria has benefitted from AOS Orwell Limited (AOSO) strategy of being a solution provider to the Nigeria Oil and Gas industry. AOSO Valve Asset Management Center (VAMC), one of her many local content initiatives, offered a solution (quality & time-saving) through a successful local assemblage and testing of Bettis Actuator & Valve belonging to the IOC.

    The Customer Challenge

    • How to get a coupled Bettis Actuator & Valve in less than 6 months without compromising quality

    Alternative solution considered by customer

    • Purchase a Bettis Actuator & Valve from outside the country which will take about 6 months to get to the customer
    • Source for a local company that could couple and test the Bettis Actuator & Valve providing the local company with the components (3” x 300# RF Ball Valve, Bettis Actuator, Solenoid Valve, Regulator and Limit Switch) but fears quality will be compromised

    AOS Orwell Solution

    AOSO through its Valve Asset Management Centre (VAMC) – Fisher certified delivered to the customer a coupled Bettis Actuator & Valve ensuring world class quality standard while saving time by

    • Delivering the assembled Bettis Actuator & Valve to the customer in record time – 3 days
    • Pressure testing the valve to confirm functionality
    • Performing a functionality test for the coupled Bettis Actuator & Valve and test report issued to the customer
    • Leveraging on AOSO world class API certified Machine Shop, welding and fabricating of the Bracket, Shaft Link and Stainless Steel Mounting Plate to specification, and this was done in-house (this ensured same quality standard and save time)
    • Getting job done solely by Nigerian personnel (local capacity without compromising quality)

    The investment in local capacity by AOSO in various services has allowed for this synergy which has positioned AOSO as a one-stop shop world class solution provider in Nigeria.

    About AOS Orwell Limited

    AOS Orwell Limited is an integrated oil servicing company established in 1981 in Nigeria. The company provides Well Construction Services, Process Automation and Control, OCTG and Conductor Casings. With principal offices in Port Harcourt, Onne, Lagos, Accra and Takoradi, the company employs over 600 personnel which ensure quality service is delivered to her clients. For more information, visit

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