solutions for the oil and gas sector

Ensuring the safety and reliability of your oil facilities

Safety and efficiency in a demanding sector

The growing challenges in this sector, both in terms of deepwater exploration and guaranteeing the safety of facilities and compliance with environmental standards, are an unavoidable reality. Our experience in the sector and proven solutions, as well as our ability to innovate, make ISQ your partner of excellence.

Solutions for the oil and gas industry

50 years of international experience in the sector in life cycle management, engineering services, auditing, inspection, testing, metrology and training, as well as R&D in innovative ultra-deepwater solutions.

ISQ is recognised as a Notified Body and accredited as a Sectoral Inspection Body under several European Directives.

  • Inspection of systems using advanced techniques such as thermal imaging and high speed video
  • Non-Destructive Control and Supervision of tests
  • Corrosion protection inspection
  • Preparation of maintenance plans
  • Periodic inspections and assessment of the condition of equipment and facilities in service
  • Remaining life assessment and Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
  • Preparation of repair specifications
  • Project review based on official standards and regulations
  • Preparation or approval of Inspection and Testing Plans
  • Qualification of personnel and operating methods
  • Manufacturing and assembly monitoring
  • Licensing support
  • Stoppage organisation
  • Preparation of Inspection and Testing Plans – ITP
  • Coordination of all activities during the shutdown
  • Issuing a specific report on each piece of equipment, with specific conclusions and recommendations on its suitability for service over the following planned period of operation
  • Calibration of measuring equipment and systems at all stages of the value chain: extraction, transport, refining, distribution
  • Accredited laboratories and certified technicians, recognised as Notified Bodies and accredited as Sector Inspection Bodies
  • We ensure periodic regulatory inspections of facilities, equipment and processes.
  • HACCP, electricity, gas, noise, vibrations, cold, compressed gases, elevators, telecommunications, electricity, radiation, pollutants, chemical parameters, environmental safety.
  • Network of accredited, fixed and mobile laboratories, ensuring compliance with applicable legislation, standards, directives and codes.

ISQ is an inspecting entity for oil-based fuel facilities, recognised by DGEG and accredited by IPAC.

  • Verification that facilities comply with the approved design and their operation in accordance with the imposed technical standards and conditions;
  • Inspection of oil-based fuel storage facilities and fuel filling stations;
  • Assessment of projects for the storage of oil-based fuels and fuel filling stations;
  • Conducting periodic inspections, expert assessments, and drawing up reports and opinions on matters covered by safety regulations in the fuels sector;
  • Collaboration with the licensing bodies in terms of licensing and oversight.
  • Support with processes and shared programs for modernisation, energy efficiency, circular economy.
  • Support with the conversion to the digital world, in terms of physical processes, extended teams, technological solutions and the areas of digital marketing and a presence in digital channels.
  • Training and professional certification of employees and teams; tailor-made training program for all aspects of the business
  • Support with quality system creation and management process for the sector’s different applicable areas and ISO and API standards.

Complete solutions for oil and gas, addressing all the needs of the sector.

ISQ in Oil & Gas

The Oil & Gas industry involves thousands of people, workers from a wide range of companies, working in very different locations and carrying out a huge number of activities, often under extreme conditions, and their safety is an essential factor. Over the years ISQ has contributed to guaranteeing worker safety, but also to the safety of the process and the equipment and systems used in it.

With all of our activities combined, we have been contributing to the development of this industry for decades.

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Extraction, transport and refining

ISQ is involved in construction and life cycle management projects on offshore platforms in various locations around the globe, in pipeline and vessel inspection and compliance, working in partnership to create ultra-deepwater umbilical solutions and to develop innovative communication systems using ultrasound technology for the control and diagnosis of oil drilling equipment

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SIR Accreditation

Since December 2013, ISQ has held a provisional permit to operate as an accredited entity in the environmental area under the scope of the Responsible Industry System (RIS).
The accredited entity verifies the proper completion of licensing processes for the installation or alteration of industrial establishments or Responsible Enterprise Zones.

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Fuel and gas distribution

In some domestic markets ISQ is qualified as a Metrological Verification Body (MVB) for the verification of Fuel Metering and Distribution Systems (FMDSs) commonly known as LPG Fuel Pumps and Metering Systems (LPGMSs). Verification of this type of equipment is an essential service, both in terms of guaranteeing the safety of people and property, and protecting the end consumer.

ISQ is also qualified as Metrological Verification Body (MVB) for the verification of gas meters.

The Solutions Specialist is an expert in the market where your business operates, with an integrated view of our services and skills and how they can help you achieve better results.

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