SOCOTEC directs its energies into Oil & Gas

SOCOTEC Oil and gasSOCOTEC announces the creation of SOCOTEC Oil & Gas from the merger of SICA, ATS and Quinex, three companies specialised in Quality Control services for all types of oil and gas facility.

The new entity combines over 70 years of experience and presence among high-profile Oil & Gas industry players on the world stage, including operators, engineering firms and manufacturers such as TOTAL, BP, Technip, ExxonMobil, SINOPEC, HQCEC, Saipem, PTTEP, Transocean, Addax, Samsung, Cameron, Chyoda, Air Liquide, Engie, TIGF, CPOC, Subsea 7, Repsol, CEPSA, Premier Oil, Saudi Aramco, GRT Gaz, and more.


By grouping these three businesses with their interconnecting client bases and complementary operations into one structure, SOCOTEC Oil & Gas can deliver more extensive geographical coverage along with broader expertise and a wider range of services in factory inspection, expediting, on-site supervision, manufacturer audits, technical assistance, consulting and training.


SOCOTEC Oil & Gas has ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 certification and operates from four sites in France – Neuilly sur Seine (head office), Montpellier, Pau and Plaisir – and six subsidiaries across several continents: Argentina (Buenos Aires), China (Shanghai), United States (Houston), Italy (Milan), United Kingdom (London) and Singapore, with back-up from a network of locally based inspectors.

SOCOTEC Oil & Gas numbers 250 employees and has revenue of €25 million.


The creation of SOCOTEC Oil & Gas underlines the Group’s commitment to raising the profile of this business and becoming a benchmark for Quality Control among operators and engineering firms in the Oil & Gas sector.