News & Publications
10/10/2021 - Mexico
U-line™ Rollers prior to shipping, now in MEXICO to service the Mexican market and to be displayed at the Shallow and Deepwater Mexico Exhibition and Conference held in Mexico’s Petroleum Capital Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, October 12-14, 2021.
GA R&D Ltd have been selected to be profiled in the official History of Parliament Trust 300 Years of Leadership and Innovation commemorative album. The History of Parliament Trust – one of the most respected and authoritative research projects in British history – will launch the publication entitled 300 Years of Leadership and Innovation at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday, 22 September 2021.
The inclusion is in-line with GA R&D’s tireless focus on innovation to tackle demanding energy industry challenges and globalization of it’s business. Starting with the U–line™ the company has demonstrated the capability to take innovative ideas through R&D and into commercialization in global markets. Equally the 3C-Steam project has shown the companies determination to follow-up that success by taking on the much more significant global challenge of decarbonising power generation. The innovative turbine has the potential to dramatically reduce the emissions from existing thermal power sources as well being potentially ‘game-changing’ for a sector like Geothermal.
300 Years of Leadership and Innovation’ is a beautifully presented hardback book, produced by St James’s House, in partnership with the History Of Parliament Trust. Launched to coincide with the 300th anniversary of the appointment of Britain’s first prime minister, Robert Walpole, in 1721, and in the year of Her Majesty The Queen’s 95th birthday, the publication celebrates leadership in Britain and beyond over the past 300 years.
15/06/2021 - Iceland
GA R&D MD, Yerasimos Angelis, was delighted to accept the invitation to chair the virtual Drilling & Completion session of the World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 on 18/03/2021. The invitation followed on from G A R&D Ltd having been selected to present to the Congress a white paper on their highly novel and patented 3C-Steam™ Turbine technology which has Geothermal as one of its target markets. The Q&A session [link] featured responses from the expert presenters.
11/06/2021 - ASIA
A busy week at G A R&D as yet another set of world leading GARD U-line™ downhole conveyance rollers heads out to the Asian marketplace.
06/04/2021 - Iceland
Geothermal Congress Presentation
G A R&D were delighted to be asked to submit a video of their 3C-Steam™ Turbine technology to the World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 being held virtually in Iceland during the period March – October 2021. The video [link] outlines and explains the novel approach of improving the efficiency of steam power generation from geothermal energy.
11/03/2021 - India
UK-India Agreement signed between GA R&D and Parveen Industries
As part of its ambitious global growth plan Aberdeen, UK company GA R&D (https://ga-rd.co.uk/) have entered into a landmark commercial agreement with Parveen Industries, Mumbai, India (https://parveen.in/) to bring it’s world leading GARD U-line™ downhole conveyance roller technology to the Indian Oil & Gas marketplace.
The partnership deal will see Parveen manufacture under license and promote the next generation GARD U-line™ roller technology in India to enable well Operators to extract far greater returns from their resource by reducing well intervention costs. Capitalising on its superior performance and challenging the need for highly expensive tractor conveyance technologies in deviated wellscost savings in slick and e-line intervention operations in excess of 50% have already been demonstrated by using this, the world’s first, universal and modular downhole roller conveyance technology.
On signing the deal GA R&D, Managing Director, Yerasimos Angelis commented, “We are delighted to be signing this agreement with Parveen, one of India’s leading and highly respected Oil & Gas manufacturing and service companies. Securing this deal, worth an estimated £4m over the next 2 years, enables us to gain an early and strong foothold for the GARD U-line™ roller technology in the Indian Oil & Gas marketplace. We look forward to building a long term relationship with Parveen and to supporting the ‘Make in India’ initiative.”
Parveen Industries, established in Dehli, India in 1960 to manufacture steel pipes & conduits for buildings and power projects, began serving the oilfield industry in 1974 and is now considered a leading manufacturer and global marketeer of oilfield equipment for the Oil & Gas Industry.
Director of Parveen Industries, Mr Prakash Kumar added, “Through this partnership and the introduction of this latest UK technology for the Oil & Gas service industry, we are excited to support and be part of their efforts to improve efficiency and reduce cost in downhole intervention operations.”
Angelis added ”This agreement builds importantly on the existing global export agency agreements already established by G A R&D in West Africa, South East Asia and the Middle East where operators are already gaining the benefits of adopting this innovative technology.”
17/11/2020 - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
UK - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Export Agreement signed for GARD U-line™ Roller
Aberdeen, UK based G A R&D Ltd has added the highly important market of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KOS) to its global sales network by signing an Export Sales Agreement with ESNAD Integrated Est. for the world leading GARD U-line™ Roller system.
Managing Director, Yerasimos Angelis, commented, “There is huge potential for the GARD U-line™ system in this market, we know the market in KSA well and expect to be following up initial orders with larger quantity orders early in 2021. GARD U-line™ is proven in its ability to replace tractors in highly deviated wells and our in-house analysis of the tool’s predicted performance in the first KSA wells re-affirms that capability”.
Bander Almutari, Director, ESNAD Integrated Est. commented, “We are delighted to enter into this commercial relationship with G A R&D Ltd to realise the potential for the GARD U-line™ technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.
G A R&D is continuing in the global expansion of its GARD U-line™ technology and expects to be signing further export sales agreements soon.
01/10/2020 - South East Asia
UK-Malaysia Export Agreement signed for GARD U-line™ Roller
Aberdeen, UK based G A R&D Ltd is a highly innovative and experienced technology design and product development company focused on delivering novel global energy solutions. It is delighted to announce it has extended its global sales network by signing an Export Sales Agreement with Malaysian group QuartzPetro for its world leading GARD U-line™ Roller – a next generation modular and universal downhole conveyance system key to all Oil & Gas well intervention solutions.
Despite the global uncertainty and challenging environment caused by COVID-19 and BREXIT export issues, G A R&D has continued to grow its GARD U-line™ business and is delighted to be bringing the roller to the Malaysian marketplace with the first shipment scheduled for the end of November 2020. The agreement with QuartzPetro also covers Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar.
Managing Director, Yerasimos Angelis, commented, “We are committed to grow this UK export at pace, and given that the GARD U-line™ system is the best technology conveyance solution available for well intervention we expect high growth from the South East Asian region. Our solution, already adopted in West Africa, is simpler, safer and more robust than any other solution and has demonstrated its performance capability and huge economic advantage in the field including replacement of expensive tractors for highly deviated wells.” Mohd Damaq Anuar, Director, QuartzPetro commented, “We are delighted to have secured and signed this agreement with G A R&D Ltd and are excited about the potential we can realise for the GARD U-line™ technology in the South East Asian marketplace”
The company is currently working on more plans for global expansion of its GARD U-line™ technology and expects to be signing further export sales agreements soon.
17/06/20 - Successful Field Trials
Yerasimos Angelis – MD at G A R&DA north-east entrepreneur has set his sights on commercialising oilfield technology developed primarily in Aberdeen after it passed field trials in Nigeria.
14/05/2019 - West Africa
Success in the West (Africa)! – Delighted to announce signing the 1st international export contract for GARD U-line™ Rollers and available in the region from Q3-2019.