July 11, 2018 - 3:00 PM EDT
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American Block Expands To Nigeria Through Oiltools Africa Limited Partnership

HOUSTON, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Block, a leading global designer, and manufacturer of oilfield drilling, well servicing, and marine lifting equipment, expands distribution in Nigeria through partnership with Oiltools Africa, an AOS Orwell company.

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The appointment follows an extensive due diligence conducted by American Block incorporation and distribution agreement assented to by both companies. Oiltools Africa Limited (OAL), as a new exclusive distributor in Nigeria marks a significant milestone in the company's decade plus business development activities in the provisioning of drilling tools, equipment supply and repair services throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

"Finding the right combination of International Sales Agents and Distributors for American Block products has been a key objective/goal of the company over the past few years," stated Mike Borg, Director of Sales at American Block. "The appointment of Oiltools Africa will enhance our exposure in all of sub-Saharan Africa and is key to achieve our growth objective on that continent."

Under the terms of the agreement, Oiltools Africa Limited (OAL) is expected to actively, and aggressively promote the sale and distribution of American Block; products leveraging its mastering of the competitive landscape in Nigeria, to fully achieve the potential sale opportunities, with American Block, who will support with technical assistance and training in order to achieve the goals mutually agreed to by both companies.

The oil and gas drilling equipment and spare parts are to be distributed by Oiltools Africa Limited (OAL) including; Mud Pumps, Traveling blocks, Sheaves, Drilling equipment spare parts, Hammer Unions, Plug Valves, Swivel Joints, Cementing Hoses Pressure Relief Valve, Hammer Seal Unions, and Ring Gaskets amongst others.

"This represents a significant milestone for our clients; who seek quality products and services from trustworthy local suppliers. We look forward to enhancing our customers' experience with impactful quality products and services," commented Mr. Kelly Shideler, Oiltools Africa Country Manager.

American Block is a recognized global leader in the design and manufacture of oilfield drilling and marine lifting equipment. From its world headquarters in Houston, Texas, American Block has been manufacturing and supplying a wide range of drilling equipment since 1979. The product range includes drawworks, traveling blocks, sheaves, triplex mud pumps, swivels, rotary tables, and a comprehensive line of flowline equipment such as reset relief valves, hammer unions, swivel joints, cementing hoses, integral fittings, and pup joints. American Block also offers complete repair and refurbishment services as well as field service worldwide. www.americanblock.com.


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