Leading quality solutions provider, Intertek, has recently been awarded a third party contract with South Oil Company (SOC).
Intertek signed a multi-year agreement and it is the first time SOC has appointed a third party inspection company to provide quality control and health and safety checks.
SOC is in charge of all the oil and gas projects in southern Iraq that in return are contracted out to several oil and gas operating companies.
The extent of the work will consist of conducting inspections of components and materials used by SOC-managed oil and gas companies.
Intertek’s highly qualified and experienced staff will provide services such as verification of the quality of products throughout the supply chain and also sourcing and manufacturing materials.
Testing for technical inspection services will take place at various International Intertek laboratories as well as on site at factories where Intertek will also oversee production line and ensure the factory complies with international standards enforced by the client.
Hussain Al-Atrakchi, Intertek Vice President of Industry Services, Middle East, North Africa and West Asia, said: “We are pleased to be engaged in the testing and inspection of the materials used all projects conducted by SOC. Intertek's global coverage across markets and functions, combined with laboratory expertise, provides the South Oil Company with the required support needed throughout the value chain.”