Smart News | March 2015. Smart Fibres appoints Additive Solutions

Smart Fibres is pleased to announce the appointment of Additive Solutions as a Houston based representative for its range of fibreoptic measurement technology and service offerings to the oil & gas industry. The partnership with Additive Solutions aims to expand the commercial adoption of Smart Fibres’ technology capabilities beyond downhole measurement (where adoption is already well underway).

Exploiting the extensive sector knowledge and technical solutions experience of its Principal, Don Coonrod, Additive will help connect Smart Fibres’ technologies to measurement and control challenges in surface and subsea drilling, production, processing and distribution operations.

As a first opportunity to demonstrate their collective strength, Smart Fibres and Additive Solutions are welcoming interested parties to their conference suite at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX, 04 through 07 May 2015. For further information, or to schedule a meeting during OTC, please contact:

Smart Fibres: Chris Staveley, CEO, +44 1344 484111,

Additive Solutions: Don Coonrod, Managing Member, +1 832 799-9936,

About Additive Solutions

Additive Solutions provides commercially available solutions to key problem areas in the Upstream Oil & Gas industry. With significant experience in operations, design, manufacturing, and applied research, Additive Solutions is a representative for a number of companies providing a variety of available solutions to Oil & Gas Operators, Drilling & Marine Contractors, and OEM Drilling and Production systems providers that provide overall system improvements through:

•              Reduced Overall System Complexity and Cost

•              Increased Overall System Capabilities, Performance, and Safety

Don Coonrod, principal of Additive Solutions, LLC, has over thirty years’ experience in operations, engineering, applied research, and project management. Don has developed innovative solutions over the last 30 years in the offshore exploration and production market through Sedco, Schlumberger, Transocean, and Cameron.

About Smart Fibres

Smart Fibres pioneered the development of Fiber Bragg Grating based monitoring systems and has been an industry leader for over 15 years.

With a broad range of FBG fiber optic sensor and interrogator products and a wealth of applications knowledge, we serve the world's leading companies and institutes by developing practical Fiber Optic Sensing solutions in many market areas including oil and gas, aerospace, renewable energy, marine, medical and civil engineering.

As an ISO-9001 accredited company, Smart Fibres is highly committed to consistent quality manufacturing and efficient business operations. Our current developments are set to make Fiber Optic Sensing more broadly available and economically viable as a performance optimization and asset management tool in a number of key volume sectors.