Vendor Inspection Services

Our global network of personnel can ensure compliance with all requests and provide the highest standards of service. We can manage every project from start-up to delivery and our global footprint can provide the local coverage you seek.

The quality of materials and equipment are essential elements in the success and safety of any project. That’s why SOCOTEC Oil&Gas is dedicated to providing value-added resources no mater your requirements and expectations. SOCOTEC Oil&Gas provides properly vetted, experienced and highly qualified technical experts from an extensive global pool of talent and guarantees exceptional performance.

Why do you need Vendor Inspections? SOCOTEC Oil&Gas’ inspectors perform Vendor Inspections of equipment and materials at the manufacturing facilities to verify that your products meet your quality specified requirements prior to shipment, which reduces the risk of incorrect parts, fittings and failures during installation or in use while on the rig.


• Pre-Inspection Meeting • FAT & Testing Inspection • NDE Verification • Assembly Inspection • Coating & Welding Inspection • Dimensional Inspection • Mechanical Inspection • Spot Witness • Sampling Inspections • Final Inspection • Crating & Shipping Verification • Documentation Review

Main Types of Vendor Inspection Services

Full Coverage Inspection

Through the course of manufacturing SOCOTEC Oil&Gas’ inspectors will be present from start to finish. From attending the pre-production meetings, verifying conformity during witness and hold-points, to final inspection, You will have the peace of mind knowing that your equipment and parts meet all of your required quality standards prior to shipment.

Spot Witness Inspection

Inspectors will be present on either periodic visits or during critical hold-points during manufacturing based on your requirements.

Final Inspection

After completion of the final manufacturing process inspectors will witness the final verification of critical dimensions and functionality. Final documentation reviews of material reports and test reports will be reviewed for accuracy.

No matter your inspection requirements, SOCOTEC Oil&Gas is capable of adapting to meet your needs and be proactive in managing them through our dedicated team of inspectors and coordination.

SOCOTEC Oil&Gas Inspectors

Inspector selection for your projects are based on a many factors from the type of equipment to the location of manufacturing. During the SOCOTEC Oil&Gas employment process, all SOCOTEC Oil&Gas’ inspectors are vetted verifying competencies and qualifications as well as implementation of any additional training needed for continual improvement. Inspectors are held to SOCOTEC Oil&Gas’ highest standards while conducting your business, including reporting and HSE guidelines. During employment all inspectors undergo regular on-site evaluations and mandatory training.

SOCOTEC Oil&Gas Coordination

The SOCOTEC Oil&Gas personnel involved in your project are focused on delivering the best services. Our coordination team is dedicated to all your needs and are recognized for their technical expertise. They work with the customers and inspectors to manage the clients requirements, verifying that all relevant specifications, codes and standards are implemented.


SOCOTEC Oil&Gas personnel are dedicated to providing the best possible service. A crucial element of this is the reporting process, which enables our clients to fully understand the overall status of their projects. Reports can be prepared on our own reporting format or client specific formatting if required. Training on proper report writing is mandatory with all SOCOTEC Oil&Gas inspectors to ensure sufficient information is captured and relayed back to our customers.