SMS Ltd at ADIPEC 2018

Come visit us at ADIPEC 2018, 12-15 November, in Abu Dhabi and hear more about our recent subsea and topside developments including H2S Inline Analyzer and our data visualisation platform “SMS visibility”.…

SMS Oilfield Inks Six Figure Subsea Development Programme with International Engineering Giant

Flow Assurance and Sand Management specialists SMS Oilfield announced a £500k plus Subsea Internet of Things (SIoT) development project with Japanese engineering giant Yokogawa Electric Corporation. This ground-breaking project has been supported through an innovative funding scheme backed by Scottish Enterprise and Japan’s Nippon Foundation.  Alistair Moncur, SMS Oilfield’s…

Value Creation from an Implemented Holistic Sand Strategy – A Case Study

This paper will follow on from “Sand Management in Petronas – Challenging the Status Quo” presented at SMN in 2016, which discussed the development of a sand management pilot project. It will…

SMN Euroforum 27th March 2018

Amir Bayat presented on the importance of having a proactive sand management strategy at every stage of the life of the field – Click here to download the full document including worked…

Why real time H2S monitoring is the future?

Everyone is telling me that the robots are coming to steal our jobs. Whether it is in the media or on LinkedIn everyone is talking about automation. Automation is driving efficiency in…

Successful Re-certification ISO 14001:2015

We believe that maintaining our integrated management system to the highest level allows to consistently provide services that meet our customer requirements and as such have successfully transitioned to the new environmental…

Customer Performance Feedback

We have always been passionate about supporting our clients’ operational performance and exceeding their expectations. With customer satisfaction at the core of our culture we encourage and embrace clients feedback to measure…

ADIPEC 2017 - 13th-16th November

We will be participating in Adipec 2017, 13-16 November. Stop in past to meet our team of Flow Assurance Monitoring experts at the SDI Scotland Pavillion Stand 120 Hall 1.

SMS Oilfield sign Partnership Agreement with Wildcat Oilfield Services in The United Arab Emirates

We, SMS Oilfield, a global provider of flow assurance monitoring solutions have entered a partnership with Wildcat Oilfield Services, one of the leading Drilling Products and Services in the Middle East. This…

Why I Count

In my experiences over five years with SMS I’ve taken to heart the need for accountability and ownership of my domain.  As inhouse IT specialist and visualisation development focal point I’ve been…

Creating added value through collaboration

The Background SMS were contacted by our longstanding UK SNS Client, to aid them with a field-wide, long-term pressure reduction campaign. They planned to ramp up production rates across multiple aging assets,…
Call for abstracts for the SMN Technology Forum are now open!   Sand Management Network - Technology Forum Topic: Topside Sand Monitoring and Management 2nd November 2017, Aberdeen CALL FOR PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS …
The SMS Ltd team are looking forward to a busy week at SPE Offshore Europe!! #OE2017  http://www.offshore-europe.co.uk/    
It was great to see the Energy Institute guidelines on Sand Erosion and Erosion-Corrosion Management published recently. They were written by Neil Barton of Exodus Group and SMS were delighted to be invited to…
This is a photo of a sand monitoring system packed and ready to go within 4 hours of client call out yesterday. 12 hours later an SMS engineer has mobilised offshore and…
You have just two days left to submit your abstract for the SPE Aberdeen & Sand Management Network: 8th Sand Management Network Euroforum. Abstracts are to be sent to  Katrina Dunbar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 18th…
As an international service company with offices in Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur our people are constantly travelling or are on site servicing our global client base. To ensure they always…

SMS Sand Management Training

Here is Ali Moncur delivering a Topside Sand Management Training Course to a room full of Reservoir, Project and Process Engineers for Petronas in KL, Malaysia. Would you or your team benefit…
  The Brexit negotiations are just beginning and after the general election we will see how that pans out. What is clear is that international trade is going to be the key…
SMS Secures MYR 10m Sand Management Contract Award in Malaysia SMS have been awarded a three-year Sand Management contract in Malaysia worth an estimated MYR 10 million (£1.8 million). The Sand Management…
This time last year SMS Operations Director and Co-Founder, Andrew Kinsler, was invited to Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University to give a presentation at a "RGU Alumni Career Paths" event. The event was…
Here are some photos of the subsea corrosion and cathodic protection monitoring system (CPMS) SMS deployed for the Premier Oil UK (POUK) Solan platform exactly 3 years ago today. The bespoke turn-key…
It can be said that Solids Management is very much like a game of chess; a methodical approach is required to ensure that you don't over expose your most valuable assets and…
At SMS, we have consistently delivered high quality erosion and corrosion services to our clients in the Oil and Gas community. The complexity of each job varies from one to the next,…

Malaysian Matters and Why Malaysia Matters for SMS

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It has indeed been a journey in SE Asia.  A journey of learning, understanding and investing in Malaysia. Opportunity brought us to Malaysia but it’s strategic position, market potential and talent capability…

Hook Up and Systems Integration – The Role of a Specialist

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I am an expert.…not in an abundance of subject matters …. but in a specialist niche craft that is my metier. As a Project Engineer specialising in the hook-up and integration of…

Making Sense of "Big Data"

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It’s often said that we are now in the age of “Big Data” with organisations scrambling around to get as much data from various sources as possible. However, having vast amounts of…

The chicken or the egg? A view of the Oil and Gas Supply Chain

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The dilemma that has puzzled mankind since the dawn of time is what came first the Chicken or the Egg? Now, I am not going to get too philosophical so stay with…

Value Creation at SMS – How to Survive an Oil Field Crisis in Real Time

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Since the Autumn of 2014 the Oil Industry has been in a state of flux or crisis if you will. It’s an ongoing process of grappling with the changing face of our…

Why Sand Erosion Probes Don’t Work

When using erosion probes for sand monitoring you need to understand how they work. The measuring element erodes as sand particles impact on it. You’re probably thinking this is a rather strange…