Forte Upstream Services Limited (formerly African Petroleum Oilfield Services -APOS) operates in the upstream petroleum services sector as Forte Oil moves to establish itself in every point of the energy value chain. Forte Upstream Services Limited is a fully owned subsidiary of Forte Oil PLC incorporated in August 2003, with a vision to become Africa’s leading indigenous upstream petroleum service company providing high quality services and supplying production chemicals & drilling fluids chemicals to operators in the upstream petroleum sector throughout Nigeria and Sao Tome and Principe.

Forte Upstream Services Limited operations are supported by effective and efficient local resources underpinned by a long-term technical partnership with M-I Production Technologies (MI-PT) a division of MI-LLC Smith-Schlumberger Company and a global leader in provision of high quality chemicals and support services in the oil and gas industry. Forte Upstream Services Limited has, within a short period of incorporation, already established strong business relationships with major multinationals and indigenous oil companies in Nigeria namely Shell, Total, Exxon Mobil, Saipem, Addax, MI Nigeria, Seplat, Septa, Afren, AFREN, Agip, Century, etc.

It is the objective of Forte Upstream Services Limited to render services of the highest quality that meets and exceed clients’ requirements and expectations at all times. Forte Upstream Services Limited has two well-stocked warehouses located in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria with a full range of M-I Production Technologies (M-I PT) products covering the following applications:

  • Drag reducers
  • Demulsifiers
  • Water clarifiers/ Flocculants
  • Corrosion inhibitors
  • Scale Dissolvers
  • Sludge/ Emulsion breakers
  • Pour point Depressants
  • Paraffin Inhibitors
  • Biocides
  • Oxygen scavengers
  • Hydrogen sulphide scavengers
  • Hydrate inhibitors
  • Cleaning compounds/Utility Chemicals
  • Defoamers
  • Cleaning compounds/Degreasers

The list of commodity chemicals in its business offerings are as follows:

  • Tri Ethylene Glycol (TEG)
  • Di Ethylene Glycol (DEG)
  • Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG)
  • Xylene
  • Methanol
  • Di Ethanol Amine
  • Special Solvents
  • Calcium Nitrate
  • Caustic Soda
  • Soda Ash
  • Iso Propane Alcohol

The company currently boasts of a state-of-the-art production chemicals and drilling fluids laboratories located in Port-Harcourt. These facilities enable the company render quality production and drilling chemical laboratory services to major oil exploration and production companies in Nigeria as follows:

  • Demulsifier tests/Analysis
  • Pour Point Test and Analysis
  • Wax analysis/Treatment
  • Sea Water Characterization
  • Biocides, corrosion and Clay Inhibition Tests and Analysis
  • Total Dissolved Solids, PH, Alkalinity, Chloride, Calcium test.

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