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Established in 1986, Albion Drilling Group Ltd are an independently owned specialist Drilling and Blasting Contractor with a wealth of experience in both the Quarrying and Civil Engineering industries. Operating from our head office in Stirling and regional office in East Sussex, Albion Drilling Group offer a full-service coverage across the UK and Ireland.

In recent years, Albion Drilling Group have carried out the Drilling and Blasting works on the largest and most prestigious civil engineering projects in the UK which include the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, the New Queensferry Crossing, the A465 Head of the Valleys, Plymstock Quarry Development and the A1/N1 Newry Bypass. Given the technical challenges involved in completing such large projects, with both bulk blasting and close proximity works being required in most cases, being selected to undertake these works is a testament in itself to our business and fully demonstrates our strengths and capabilities within the industry.

Alford Technologies is an award-winning UK based company that specialises in developing highly innovative explosive tools to support Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Breaching/Explosive Method of Entry (EMoE) and Explosive Engineering communities. Alford products are used by militaries, police, law enforcement and commercial companies from across the globe.

Founded in 1985 by Dr. Sidney Alford the company has built a formidable reputation as one of the world’s leading innovators of explosive tools. The company is the market leader within the areas of EOD, IEDD, and CMD, and Alford has twice been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise & Innovation.

Alford products have been engineered for precision and accuracy, offering the best performance in comparison tests. Products are user-filled and can be filled and deployed very quickly. The wide product range offers a tool to satisfy the majority of explosive engineering tasks.

Product areas covered include:

  • Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD)/Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
  • Breaching/Explosive Method of Entry (EMoE)
  • Conventional Munitions Disposal (CMD)
  • Demolition

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Artem was established in 1988 and is located in Perivale West London.                                                       For thirty years Artem has been providing Pyrotechnic, Mechanical and Physical Special Effects for the Local and International Film, Television, and Entertainment Industries.                                                                                                                         We specialise in pyrotechnics for high speed filming in advertising, miniatures and large dynamic sequences in sensitive urban and street locations.

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Address: Artem Ltd, Perivale Industrial Park, Horsenden Lane South, Perivale, London UB6 7RH

Phone: 02089977771

Fax : 02089971503





A leading UK force in the field of commercial explosives and drilling & blasting services. Operating through five divisions; explosives, drilling & blasting, fuel additives, defence, and logistics, EPC-UK provide unique services and operations using methods where safety is always considered the number one priority.

ELS is a Defence and Homeland Security-focused training and consultancy organisation that, since 2005, has specialised in identifying, designing, and delivering a range of defence and homeland security related training interventions.  ELS has considerable success in comprehensive training courses design and delivery, particularly in the Weapons, Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives (WOME) and Countering Improvised Explosive Devices (CIED) domains.  This has been achieved through the combination of using core members of ELS staff, covering technical subject matter expertise (our authors/instructors), aligned with training process specialists (our project managers) into the internationally recognised Training Development Team (TDT) approach.  The combination of ex-UK MOD Education and Training Services (ETS) Training Development Advisors (TDAs) and ex-defence WOME/CIED/IEDD/WIT technical author/instructor Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) has delivered numerous successful interventions across a range of CIED and WOME training requirements.  ELS commonly work within recognised Defence training frameworks, such as the UK’s Defence Systems Approach to Training Quality Standard (DSAT QS – JSP 822) and similar systems employed by the military of other Nations, and all courses are designed by Suitably Experienced and Qualified Personnel (SQEP) author/instructors with comprehensive documentation development and configuration management applied throughout.  ELS is an accredited training organisation with a number of national and international management competency bodies, and also delivers business development training courses to both Service Leavers and commercial clients

Expro’s mission is well flow management. We provide services and products that measure, improve, control and process flow from high-value oil and gas wells, from exploration and appraisal through to mature field production optimisation and enhancement.

With a specific focus on offshore, deepwater and other technically challenging environments, we provide a range of mission critical services across three key areas:

  • Well Test & Appraisal Services
  • Subsea, Completion & Intervention Services
  • Production Services

Our vision is to be the market leader in well flow management, using the industry’s best people, to deliver the highest standards of safety, quality and personalised customer service.

Expro’s 40+ years of experience and innovation empowers the company to offer tailor-made solutions for customers across the energy sector. With nearly 4500 employees in over 50 countries, Expro offers a truly global service solution. ​

Our values

Our core values describe the essence of the company. They are the enduring principles that our employees live and breathe on a daily basis:

  • People – are at the heart of our success. We recognise the value of our people and are committed to providing the working environment, encouragement and personal development to achieve our goals.
  • Performance – getting it right first time, every time. We are passionate about safely delivering excellent quality customer service. We embrace teamwork, individually and collectively assuming responsibility for delivering the highest standard of service.

Partnerships – we listen to our customers and build relationships to understand their needs. We innovatively apply, adapt or develop our technologies and services to provide timely and effective solutions.


Jet Research Center (JRC) originated and introduced jet perforating to the energy industry-forever changing the was oil and gas are produced. Located on more than 800 acres in Alvarado, Texas, JRC’s Explosive Products Center is a fully integrated research, engineering, testing and manufacturing plat that produces advanced perforating systems and specialty explosive devices for the oilfield, including shaped charge perforators, RF-protected detonators, tubing and casing cutters, severing tools, and platform removal charges.

Research and Engineering

JRC’s premier technical staff includes a balance of engineers, designers, and technicians, who are among the most knowledgeable experts in the perforating industry. Their backgrounds range from doctoral and Master’s level engineers to highly skilled explosive technicians-some with more than 25 years’ experience. We utilize the latest technicians and equipment in our design work, including:

  • Sophisticated hydrocodes such as DYNA-2D and CTH that model the high strain rate deformations of materials subjected to explosive loading.
  • Analytical computer programs that predict the response of structures to explosive impulse loads.
  • CHEETAH code for predicting state properties of reaching explosives and the resulting detonation products.

Our world-class Jet Research Center (JRC) and Advanced Perforating Flow Lab (APFL) comprise our Perforating Center of Excellence. Located in Alvarado, Texas, the JRC facility is capable of testing well environments over the widest dynamic measurement range of any test facility in the world.

We use rock, fluid, and mechanical analysis to provide the necessary information to design and execute your production, completion, and plug and abandonment strategies in conventional and unconventional reservoirs.

We help to address the increasing complexity of your reservoirs through the in-depth dynamic understanding of charge and mechanical performance. This enhances the decision efficiency and effectiveness of the drilling, development, and end-of-well-life phase of your assets.

The JRC facility houses a full-service testing laboratory that offers advanced product testing and development services for perforating and pipe recovery systems.


  • Reservoir rock property analyses
  • Reservoir sanding analyses
  • Explosive characterization and performance analyses
  • HPHT testing services
  • Product defect investigations and failure analysis
  • Perforating solution development and laboratory analysis


ISSEE, formed in 2000, is a world-class company providing security and explosives consultancy and advisory services to national and international government defence, police and commercial organisations. We deliver our services to organisations that seek accredited, reliable and trusted solutions to counter terrorism, improve security, protect infrastructure and manage explosives safely.

ISSEE is recognised internationally for the design and delivery of projects to generate and sustain capability, assess, coach and mentor newly qualified operators, and to provide whole-life solutions and management services. ISSEE has been trusted by companies and organisations globally to deliver a full and comprehensive service across the spectrum of requirements.

ISSEE has a clear and simple vision: To be First Choice.

First Choice for Generating and Sustaining Capability in Defence and Security Services First Choice for Security and Counter Terrorism Training

First Choice for Explosives Management and Disposal Services

The original vision of the company was to provide a platform for practical, action-based training in a range of security and explosives related subjects that were previously only available as part of military or police training.

Under fresh management, ISSEE has grown, and now provides a wide range of homeland security, ammunition and explosives management, disposal and consulting services to national and international clients.