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Advanced Oilfield Technology LLC completes recertification of API audit for their Ghala facility

Advanced Oilfield Technology Company LLC (AOTC), part of Al Sulaimi Group Holding has successfully completed the re-certification Audit of the American Petroleum Institute (API) – an advanced industry certification standard for oil and natural gas service companies – for its work in the Sultanate of Oman. American Petroleum Institute (“API”) conducted a review of AOTC’s quality management system and ability to conform to the requirements of API standards. API workgroup thought highly of the overall operations of AOTC’s quality management system and ability of API products manufacturing, re-manufacturing. This is the sixth time that AOTC has successfully passed API’s certification review.   

AOTC has a full-fledged facility of 10,000 m2 in Ghala Industrial Estate for manufacturing, remanufacturing, repair & maintenance services and the API certification will help them gain confidence and trust of the valued customers here in Oman . AOTC’s second main facility, of 15,000 m2 and located in Rusayl is equipped with heavy fabrication and construction services. Further 20,000 m2 facility development is in progress at Rusayl.

The certification covers various activities and products like:

API 7-1 : Stabilizer, Drill Stem Sub and Threading for Rotary Shouldered Connections

API 6A: Adaptor and Spacers Spool, crossovers & connectors, Accessories of Christmas trees and Valves.

API 5CT: Casing or Tubing pup Joints, Threader.

API 6D: Gate Valve, Ball Valve, Check Valve and Plug Valve etc.

AOTC also covers many other activities related to the drilling industries. “The achievement of API Certification is a testament to AOTC’s commitment to consistent processes, improved safety and superior service quality,” said Mr. Ammar Aissou – Chief Operations Officer – Al Sulaimi Group Holding

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is the largest United State association for the oil and natural gas industry. It claims to represent about 650 corporations involved in productionrefinementdistribution, and many other aspects of the petroleum industry. Since 1924, the American Petroleum Institute has been a cornerstone in establishing and maintaining standards for the worldwide oil and natural gas industry.

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