Environmental compliance and due diligence assessments

Oil companies shall follow strict operational procedures in order to minimize the risk of environmental incidents occurrence. Compliant plans to ensure the avoidance and/or mitigation of the consequences in case of an environmental issue are mandatory and shall be audited through document review and in-field audit processes, according to industry’s reference standards and good practices.

Health and Safety and program development

In the oil & gas industry, it is mandatory that Health & Safety subjects are managed with particular care. Along with Environment, Health and Safety form the HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) discipline. These are sensitive and critical themes that require the involved entities to develop, manage and improve programs and plans that shall be duly assessed by third-party entities ensuring the required exemption.

Audit Programs third-party assessment

Internal and suppliers/vendors (external) audits are part of the quality’s good practices of reliable industry entities. The related developed plans, programs and resulting records shall be reviewed by independent entities in order to assess the compliance with their purposes.

In-field audit teams and practices assessment

The implementation of the developed Audit Programs for operations or vendors/suppliers shall be reviewed and witnessed in-field by exempt auditing experts.

Corrective action follow through and continuous improvement activities review

Audit Program’s resulting corrective actions shall be used to improve the related items or processes, being part of the relevant and critical continuous improvement activities for positive updating and progression of the industrial processes. The effective implementation of a corrective action and the applied continuous improvement methods shall be in-field reviewed and witnessed to ensure the compliance with the client needs and industry’s standards and good practices.

Risk Analysis

A sound risk analysis is one of the critical factors for the success any given project. Whether it be developed prior to any construction, completion, operation or during the decommissioning phases.

Oil and gas construction projects are typically complicated, and their dynamic environment makes them even more challenging to manage. Frequently delays occur due to risks that were not correctly identified with direct impact on its success. Some of the causes of these delays are linked to the occurrence of incidents that could be prevented should a correct risk identification was performed. Moreover, these incidents are not only linked to material and equipment but also linked to consequences to human health and safety.

EQS provides a team of professionals who develop risk analysis applied to the industry in order to help companies achieve their objectives in a safe and healthy manner and in accordance with international standards.