February 28, 2023

Alan Pearson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tendeka.

Alan has been instrumental in Tendeka’s growth since the company was formed in 2009. Most recently, he was Chief Financial Officer and the focal point for Tendeka during TAQA (Industrialization & Energy Services Company)’s acquisition in 2022.

Alan said: “Having been with Tendeka from the start, I’ve seen the company grow, both in terms of size and expertise over the last 14 years. The company has developed several new technologies and established itself as a leader in the completions market in this period. Following the acquisition of Tendeka by TAQA in 2022, and as TAQA’s completions product and technology arm, we are now well positioned for further growth around the world. It’s a privilege to be leading this great company as we explore a range of new opportunities.”




February 24, 2023

Tendeka is delighted to have been shortlisted for our Intelligent Safety Valve in The Oil & Gas Middle East Awards 2023, under Technical Innovation of the year.

Congratulations to all those who have been shortlisted.

The Oil & Gas Middle East Awards 2023 will be held on March 2 at the Grosvenor House, Dubai.



November 30, 2022

Tendeka are delighted to share that we won the Best Project Outcome category at the OWI Global Awards. We took the top spot for our Filtrex Conformable Sand Screen which restored sand-free production in a three well campaign in Indonesia.

Tendeka’s Filtrex remedial sand control system is designed to address the issue of sand failure in existing wells. A simple intervention based system, it provides the flexibility to be installed thru-tubing and can combine sand clean-out as part of the installation process.

The unique filter mechanism employed by Filtrex is a multi-layer open cell matrix polymer (OCMP), with a range of sizes to cover a broad range of applications. The OCMP is run in hole compressed within a sleeve and is deployed along with an integral anchor system. Once set, the filter media can expand by up to 75% to conform with the wellbore ID.
Filtrex is designed to retain sand whilst allowing fluid flow through the filter mechanism with little impact. Once installed, the tool requires no further intervention but can be easily retrieved at a later date if desired.



October 31, 2022

Tendeka recognised again by Oil & Gas Middle East!

We are delighted to see Tendeka continue to feature in Oil & Gas Middle East’s Top 25 Oilfield Services Companies. The 2022 listing has now been published online,

Global completions specialist Tendeka reported last year that it secured more than $30 million worth of international contracts within the last quarter to cover the next three years. In addition to this unplanned revenue, the company has won long-term work with operators for its swellable packers and sand and inflow control technologies across key energy hubs, including the North Sea, Australasia and the GCC region.

Brad Baker, CEO at Tendeka, said in a recent statement: “To secure a number of multi-year, international agreements is always satisfying, but even more so with what the industry has been going through over the last 18 months. It has been an uncertain time for the sector, but due to the hard work of our team and our investment in technology, we have forged even stronger relationships with our global customers to enhance their operations.”

To support the inflow control of wells, Tendeka has installed more than 50,000 FloSure autonomous inflow control devices around the world. The field-adjustable devices choke unwanted produced fluids whilst promoting production of oil from the entire length of the well.



September 14, 2022


Tendeka extends decade-long relationship to provide sand and inflow control technology across Equinor’s NCS assets

Global completions specialist Tendeka has signed a new multi-year contract extension to exclusively deliver standardised sand-face completion equipment across all Equinor’s assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

The agreement, which also includes options for further extension periods, will see Tendeka manage the complete supply chain of sand and inflow control equipment through standardisation.

Brad Baker, CEO at Tendeka, said: “This is real recognition for the work our team has delivered to Equinor for more than a decade. It’s also recognition of our drive for innovation on this project, as well as both teams’ joint approach to implementing sustainability measures that can make a difference.

“It’s significant that our technology will now be available for deployment across all Equinor’s NCS assets and further cements our position as the global industry leader in sand and inflow control technology.”

Karianne Amundsen, Tendeka’s Scandinavia Area Manager added: “We are extremely proud to be implementing an efficient supply model for sand and inflow deliveries across the continental shelf. This award is a result of a wider standardisation initiative which will enable improved logistics, reduced waste and shorter lead times.

“We look forward to continuing our collaboration and delivering great results for Equinor’s assets to support the company in their strategy of creating long term value in a low carbon future.”

In addition to sand and inflow technologies that will be supplied under this contract, Tendeka provides advanced completions and production optimization, offering innovative technologies such as FloSure, FloFuse and PulseEight EAV.



September 8, 2022

We are delighted to announce we are finalists in the OWI Awards 2022, under the Best Project Outcome category.We wish all finalists well, and look forward to finding out the winners on 25th of November 2022.Find out more about the successful Filtrex project here

The Offshore Award Logo stating Tendeka is a finalist in the Best Project Outcome


August 26, 2022


Tendeka to become Official Partner of Aberdeen FC and AFC Women

Global completions specialists Tendeka has signed an enhanced one-year agreement to become an official partner of Aberdeen FC, significantly increasing its investment in the Club.

Aberdeen-headquartered Tendeka, a TAQA company, agreed a deal in 2021 to become an official supporter of AFC Women, with their branding featuring on the back of the AFC Women’s home and away shirts during the 2021/2022 season.

As part of this new deal, and following a commercial re-brand, the Tendeka logo will now feature prominently on the sleeve of the men’s playing shirts for this season. In addition, AFC Women will continue to proudly display the Tendeka logo on the back of the home and away shirts.

Tendeka will benefit from increased presence across Aberdeen FC digital channels with the technology specialists also reviving the popular Moment of the Month initiative, which captures some of the best moments on the pitch, featuring great goals and some of the smartest saves from Aberdeen’s first team, U18s, Youth Academy sides and AFC Women’s team.

Tendeka will also become the main sponsor of AFC Community Trust Girls’ League and will play a pivotal role in delivering an inclusive, football led “Fair Play For All” event at Cormack Park this season.

Tendeka CEO, Brad Baker said: “We truly value our relationship with AFC and are proud to expand our support to both the men’s and women’s teams this year. As a global company with our hometown roots firmly in Aberdeen, we are invested in driving awareness into the game by sponsoring the Aberdeen FC Community Trust Girls’ League, and many other exciting initiatives.

“We are committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and there is nothing like sport to bring communities together. AFC’s drive and innovation in bringing the club to greater heights resonate with our own DNA at Tendeka. As a local company, it is a privilege to play a small part in helping the club achieve ambitious goals as well as giving back to our great community.”

Robbie Hedderman, Business Development Manager at Aberdeen FC, said: “When we embarked on our relationship with Tendeka in 2021 there was a clear desire to work with the Club to drive awareness of women’s and girls’ football in the north-east.

“As a proud partner of AFC Women last season, Tendeka enjoyed the benefits of increased brand visibility, with the partnership offering real opportunities for the company to have a genuine impact on equality and diversity whilst also expanding their visibility within the local community.

“The move to strengthen their presence with the Club and expand their support, not only to the men’s team, but also to Aberdeen FC Community Trust, is an important strategic move from a forward-thinking organisation who identified the clear advantages of being part of the AFC family. We are pleased to have worked with Tendeka to take a creative approach to a new and diverse partnership opportunity and I look forward to watching this partnership flourish.”



We are delighted to announce we are finalists in the World Oil Awards’ Best Well Integrity Technology category for our PulseEight ISV.

Well done to all finalists!

To see all the categories and finalists, go to:


May 2, 2022

By Suzanne Stewart, VP for Technology at Tendeka

(Published in Energy Voice, May 2022)

I’m writing this sitting on a flight to Saudi Arabia after more than two years of no business travel thanks to Covid-19.

Drafting this article made me reflect on the last one I wrote for Energy Voice in March of 2020 where I was postulating on what impact Covid could have on oil and gas. Never could I have imagined the magnitude of the pandemic and how much we would all be impacted.

According to World Economic Forum, 114 million people lost their jobs in 2020 due to the lockdown and to date, more than 505 million Covid cases have been reported with over 6 million related deaths. For many, Covid has become a day-to-day inconvenience at worst but for others, it is still having a profound effect on their personal lives and the way they conduct their business.

So, what happened to oil and gas? Well, despite questioning in my previous article whether we could thrive at $30, we didn’t have to for long. Over the past two years, we’ve seen WTI crude go subzero and then bounce back to around $60, stay there for a while then in March 2022, taunt us with a high of $123.70.

Did everyone stop drilling and completing? Not quite but the global rig count according to Baker Hughes was 1,016 in October 2020, down from 2,123 in the same month of the previous year. The US took a huge hit with the rotary rig count plummeting to 244 in August of 2020, down from 935 the same month the previous year. However, the good news for oil and gas is that as of 20th April 2022, the global rig count is up to 1,661.

Fortunately, the world is opening up to allow some travel without having to perform countless PCR tests along the way and allowing in-person meetings and conferences, like OTC in Houston, to take place.

My first major in-person conference was the Hydraulic Fracturing Conference in February which attracted higher attendance than pre-Covid. It was exciting to be interacting with so many people on a professional and personal level – and I survived! I really do think it was a turning point for Houston at least, as the traffic seemed to return quickly to “normal” levels after the conference.

Does this mean that we can all go back to how it was before Covid? I think for many reasons, the new “normal” will be something quite different and will be driven mainly by the necessity for sustainability. Oil and gas will be around for a long time to come so we all need to work towards minimising the associated carbon footprint and delivering cleaner energy.


Suzanne Stewart


April 19, 2022

Press release

Global completions specialist Tendeka has appointed a new business development manager for Latin America to expand the use of technologies across the region.

Maurilio Solano will be working with local operators to implement Tendeka’s key technologies such as FloSure, Filtrex and PulseEight EAV (Electronic Ambient Valve) across Latin America. With almost 30 years in the industry, he is vastly experienced and has led several business and technology teams for Halliburton and Baker Hughes throughout his career.

Mr Solano has built up technical expertise in intelligent well systems corrosion logs, multilaterals, expandable liners and liner drilling as well as considerable experience of the sales, marketing, and deployment of technologies around the world.

Mr Solano said: “I’m honoured to be joining Tendeka and leading the team’s efforts across Latin America. I have built up extensive customer relations throughout my career so I’m looking forward to meeting them and sharing what Tendeka can offer in terms of efficiencies across the energy industry.”

Jim McGowin, Vice President for North and South America at Tendeka, added: “We’re pleased to have Maurilio on board to lead our efforts across Latin America. His relationships, experience and diligence make him the ideal candidate to navigate the ever-changing landscape across the opportunity-laden but ever-challenging Latin American market. We are well placed to increase the reach of our innovative technologies across the region and highlight the benefits to local operators.”

Mr Solano studied mechanical engineering at Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Ecuador and a master’s in business administration and marketing from the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico.


Tendeka Houston office