Oil & petrochemicals

Bureau Veritas responds to the needs of major oil and petrochemical industry players through an expansive global network of testing facilities.

Testing and ensuring oil and petrochemical products’ quality

Your challenges

Quality control services are crucial to the oil and petrochemicals industry, and to those who use their products. Oil, gas and petrochemical producers and traders need to be certain of the quality of their product, and ensure its value is preserved. And airlines, ship owners and vendors of auto fuel need to be sure fuel and lubricants are on-specification.

How we support you

We offer inspection, testing and consultancy services at loading, discharge and ship-to-ship locations around the world. Our clients benefit from our global network of state-of-the-art laboratory testing facilities.

  • Upstream oil & gas
    Bureau Veritas provides accurate analysis of crude oil, lubricants, hydraulic fluids, well water and effluent testing for onshore and offshore clients.
  • Downstream oil & gas / refineries
    Bureau Veritas uses diverse analytical techniques in our cutting-edge facilities to help clients adhere to the most demanding industry standards concerning petroleum crude oil refining and raw natural gas processing and purification. 
  • Aviation and shipping
    Bureau Veritas monitors and analyzes aircraft fuel quality to ensure that only on-specification fuel reaches an aircraft. In the shipping sector, it safeguards a seamless transition for cargo transfers, especially for petroleum cargo.
  • Automotive / fuel stations
    Bureau Veritas provides a range of support for the Automotive industry, including bacterial testing on gasoline and diesel. At fuel stations, we help clients comply with stringent product, environmental and safety legislation. 
  • Industry and asset integrity
    Bureau Veritas runs routine oil condition monitoring to identify problems within machinery—such as those found in nuclear power plants—so they can be repaired before catastrophe strikes.

Digital solution

The Inspectorate mobile app offers tools and resources for Oil & Gas industry professionals

Facilitating trade transactions

Professional inspection services are critical to custody of goods transfers between buyers and sellers of petroleum cargo. Bureau Veritas offers certificates that are trusted for their integrity by all contractual parties, including financial institutions and insurance companies.




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