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API Spec Q1 / API Spec Q2

SPECIFICATION FOR QUALITY PROGRAMS FOR THE PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRY

GENERAL INFORMATION

BENEFITS FROM IMPLEMENTATION AND CERTIFICATION

WHY RUSSIAN REGISTER?

APPLICATION FORMS

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Industry-oriented standard API Spec Q1 / API Spec Q2 includes, apart from requirements, outlined in ISO 9001:2008, specific requirements, related to oil and gas industry. Companies, that implemented this Specification, can demonstrate their clients, that they meet the latest industry requirements.

PLEASE NOTE that a new version of API Spec Q1 standard has been published (version 9). Transition plan to a new version 9 of the standard provides for the following steps:

1) June – November 2013– audits are conducted for compliance with API Spec Q1, version 8. Companies-applicants are recommended to undergo training for overview of the requirements of new version 9 of the standard.

2) December 2013– May 2014 года – audits are conducted for compliance with API Spec Q1, version 9. For current API clients nonconformities against the requirements of a new version of the standard will be identified as “observations”, not resulting in the analysis of Organization corrective actions’ effectiveness.

For new clients-applicants (since March 2014) – audits are conducted in full compliance with the requirements of API Spec Q1, version 9. Non-fulfillment of standard requirements will be identified as critical nonconformities, requiring provision of corrective and preventive actions plan through myCerts system.

3) June 2014 – all clients, certifying quality management system and equipment against API programs, shall implement all API Spec Q1, version 9 requirements.


API SpecQ2 Standard

API Q2 Standard – a new standard for management systems for services suppliers in oil and gas industry and repair contractors. APIQ2 requirements include (apart from international standard ISO 9001:2008 requirements) specific oil and gas industry-related requirements. 

BENEFITS FROM IMPLEMENTATION AND CERTIFICATION

  • following world practice of oil and gas sector enterprises;
  • competitive growth of the company at national and international levels;
  • confirmation of product and services quality and company competence;
  • promotion of the organization’s image;
  • demonstration of company advantages to partners, investors, clients;
  • opportunity to take part in governmental, municipal, commercial tenders and auctions on more favourable terms;
  • receipt of orders from foreign companies;
  • additional reason for banks and insurance companies in determination of credit and insurance size and conditions. 

WHY RUSSIAN REGISTER?

Applying to Russian Register as exclusive official API representative in Russia, You shall obtain:

  • Full information support on all API certification programs;
  • Opportunity to conduct integrated audit in Russian Register, Gazpromcert and API systems,
  • Opportunity to reduce service costs through engagement of competent Russian-speaking auditors,
  • Qualified assistance in experts’ training

etc. 


APPLICATION FORMS

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 Contact person: Pavel Nikanorov
Phone: +7 812 600 11 68 (ext. 236)
E-mail: nikanorov@rusregister.ru


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