The LiMAR® Merla-Type Kickover Tool (KOT) will install & retrieve 1” and 1-1/2” Gas Lift Valves in various Side Pocket Mandrel’s (SPM).

Ideally suited for moderately deviated wells and in restricted rig-up height applications, the Merla-Type Kickover Tool, maintaining key industry proven mechanisms; is easy to operate and maintain.

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  • Suited but not limited to moderately deviated wells, the Merla-Type Kickover Tool can be used as an alternative to the OK or OM Type Kickover Tools to service 1” & 1-1/2” Gas Lift Valves in various Side Pocket Mandrels


  • Available to suit 1” & 1-1/2” Gas Lift Valves (GLV)
  • Short overall length compared to all other available Kickover Tools – ideal for restricted height applications
  • Simple re-arming feature which can also be carried out in-situ with a hanging toolstring
  • Optional integral Swivel option available to assist orientation at depth
  • Industry proven kick arm and trigger mechanisms
  • Improved bypass area to improve deployment in fluid
  • Robust design with minimal moving parts
  • Quick Connections supplied as standard to further reduce assembly length and prevent damage caused by installing crossovers using wrenches
  • No welded components
  • Fully shearable to ensure safe recovery
  • Selected components QPQ treated
  • Hexagonal flats for safe make-up & break-out
Merla-Type KOT to suit 1” GLV’s (HD-TMP-Type)
Assembly Part No. Nominal Tubing Size To suit GLV Fish Neck Connection
1197 2-3/8" 1" Optional Optional
1197 2-7/8" 1" Optional Optional
1197 3-1/2" 1" Optional Optional
1197 4-1/2" 1" Optional Optional


Merla-Type KOT to suit 1-1/2” GLV’s (HD-TP-Type)
Assembly Part No. Nominal Tubing Size To suit GLV Fish Neck Connection
1224 2-7/8" 1-1/2" Optional Optional
1224 3-1/2" 1-1/2" Optional Optional
1224 4-1/2" 1-1/2" Optional Optional
1224 5-1/2" 1-1/2" Optional Optional

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