UL is a central point of global expertise and experience for hazardous locations stakeholders involved in the offshore oil and gas industry. We work closely with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), connecting critical knowledge, standards and services to energy exploration.
Our active involvement in standards development committees, including API, IEC, IEEE and NFPA, as well as our globally respected testing, certification and auditing services, supports UL customers in the pursuit and achievement of market acceptance.
We provide a rapid response to offshore certifications needs with a team of engineering experts versed in IEC- and NEC-based certification and technical requirements.
UL offshore services include skid certification of Ex assemblies, industrial control panel program, Zone 2 / Division 2 equipment certification, IECEx Certified Service Facility Scheme, field evaluations, and unit verification or limited production certification that help provide the highest degree of confidence that products are designed, constructed and marked in accordance with UL, IECEx, ATEX and INMETRO requirements, along with other relevant regulations delivering market acceptance.