As a member of the oil and gas supply chain we ensure that our quality standards and specifications are fit for purpose through meeting the requirements of the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the European Pressure Equipment Directive. Close association with both are obviously critical to existing and future developments for our customers.
We are also proud members of a number of industry associations helping to develop business, share knowledge and best practice and to open up wider business opportunities.
EIC – http://www.the-eic.com/
The EIC is the leading trade association for UK companies supplying goods and services to the energy industries worldwide. The EIC has around 600 member companies and provides them with the capability to understand, identify and pursue global business opportunities.
NOF Energy is the UK’s most proactive business development organisation working on behalf of companies within the oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors.
BVAA – http://www.bvaa.org.uk
BVAA membership is involved in more than 50 different committees whose areas of study cover a wide spectrum on the valve and actuator industry, including the setting of European and International standards, writing codes of practice, establishing industry ground rules and, most importantly, establishing a forum for members to meet with their peers.
Oil and Gas UK & Subsea UK – http://www.oilandgasuk.co.uk/
Oil & Gas UK is the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. It is a not-for-profit organisation, established in April 2007 but with a pedigree stretching back over 30 years.
Welding institute – http://www.twi.co.uk/
TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations. We work across all industry sectors and are experts in all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management technologies.
API – http://www.api.org
API is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards developing organization, operating with approved standards development procedures and undergoing regular audits of its processes. API produces standards, recommended practices, specifications, codes and technical publications, reports and studies that cover each segment of the industry.
Sira is a world leader in the conformity assessment solutions field, specialising in explosion safety of equipment used in potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX & IECEx).
TUV – http://www.tuv.com
TUV is a global provider of technical, safety and certification services. Originally called the Dampfkessel-Überwachungs-Verein (Steam Boiler Inspectorate), TÜV Rheinland was founded in 1872 and has its headquarters in Cologne, Germany
Bureau Veritas – http://www.bureauveritas.co.uk
Bureau Veritas Certification is the world’s leading certification body. Relying on a global network of 5,700 highly qualified auditors and expertise that is recognised by more than 35 national and international accreditation bodies, Bureau Veritas Certification provides a comprehensive range of certification and auditing services.
FPAL – www.achilles.com
FPAL works to identify, qualify, evaluate, and monitor suppliers on behalf of its purchasing members. They build and support buyer-supplier communities in the oil & gas industry, creating an effective Supply Chain network. Their services for professional procurement help create opportunities for business and reduce risk in the supply chain.
Achilles – www.achilles.com
One of the world’s largest and most trusted providers of supplier information that assists and supports the procurement process. They identify, qualify, evaluate and monitor suppliers on behalf of major organisations worldwide. In doing this, they build and support online communities in many industry sectors, creating unique and powerful global networks.