Oil factory

Oil & Gas

Turn environmental constraints into an opportunity to grow and develop your business


Crude oil currently remains the world's leading energy source while gas represents almost a quarter of international consumption. In the current economic situation, the oil and gas sector faces a set of major challenges to accelerate its transition to a decarbonised energy future. Faced with the pressure bearing down on this business sector, to respond safely to environmental issues, industry stakeholders must continue to implement significant measures.

Apave and its experts can help you control your everyday risks.

Your challenges related

to risk management

Your challenges related to human risks

  • The safety of your employees working in often difficult environments, whether on-shore or off-shore
  • Training and qualification of experts dealing with the changes and risks in their professions 

  Your challenges related to technical risks

  • The operational safety and security of sensitive facilities
  • The performance of your facilities by minimising risks


Your challenges related to environmental risks

  • Minimising the risk of harm to the environment and inconvenience to local residents
  • CO2 emissions and safe decarbonisation
  • Controlling environmental impacts, while incorporating business continuity requirements

Your challenges related to Digital and Technological risks

  • Data security and cybersecurity
  • Success of your safe Industry 4.0 transformation

By controlling all these risks, businesses in the energy sector will be able to develop new, more environmentally-friendly and more decarbonised production and consumption systems worldwide, to contribute to tomorrow's world.


Did you know?

Apave has been working in the field of safety for more than 150 years and can help you with any problem you may have.

The complete Apave offer
to meet your challenges

  • Top-level support through cutting-edge expertise, seasoned field experience and thorough knowledge of current regulations
  • An objective opinion thanks to our third-party status
  • A single point of contact throughout all your projects to manage your projects and facilitate communication
  • Expertise covering the entire life cycle of oil and gas facilities (government authorisation, design, construction, tests, operation, modifications, renovation and deconstruction, upgrading) and staff training

You are a contracting authority or project manager

Your challenge: designing, constructing or deconstructing oil and gas facilities safely and meeting deadlines and standards

  • Facility integrity management
  • NCI®: Checking of structures by inspection
  • BIM: Building Information Modelling
  • Analysis of accidental risks, hazard studies, durability, calculations, assistance selecting reference standards, etc.
  • Technical inspection during construction (CTC)
  • Risk prevention, health & safety: safety and health protection coordination assignments, HIRA tool (Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment), Monitoring lockouts, signage, ETI, etc., NPHS®: Integrated risk prevention system for health and safety on construction sites
  • Audit of your environment: Fire, ATEX, Asbestos, Noise, Emissions, etc.
  • Training: CACES [safe operation certificate] qualification, Work at height, Workplace first-aider (SST), ATEX, ESP, Fire, Deconstruction waste management, Welding, NDT
  • Support for ageing facilities
  • Support for equipment qualification with our subsidiary Sopemea

You are a designer, manufacturer or operator of oil or gas facilities

Your challenge: controling the risks and safety of people, facilities, equipment and the environment

  • Qualification of equipment with our subsidiary Sopemea: qualification plan & strategy; mechanical, climatic and electromagnetic tests
  • Compliance assessment: Design, Risk analysis, Design calculations, Construction codes, Quality system, etc.
  • Initial & periodic regulatory inspections: Pressurised nuclear equipment, electricity, lifting, etc.
  • Risk management: Optimisation, regulatory requirements, earthquake, test procedures, etc.
  • Non-destructive inspections and tests: Procedures & Qualification and US inspections on site
  • Control of atmospheric emissions
  • Measuring and tank strapping
  • Welding inspection and certification
  • Training courses: Welding and NDT, Issues of polluted sites and soils, Industrial maintenance, handling and lifting CACES [safe operation certificate], Scaffolding 

You work on or operate an oil or gas facility with the safety and performance of people and facilities at stake:

  • Certification: System (ISO 9001 / ISO 19443), Environment (ISO 14001), Health & Safety at Work (ISO 45001), Human (skills), Equipment (Qualification via CbyApave)
  • Quality Monitoring: Quality Control process and process monitoring
  • Technical support: Supplier audit and qualification, diagnostics & obsolescence, systems & techniques audit, dismantling studies
  • Maintenance support: MAINTA software (CMMS)
  • Training: ATEX, ESP, Fire, Work at height, Workplace first-aider (SST)

Why choose



Independent third party body working for an even safer industry
Apave experts advise you and provide bespoke response appropriate to your challenges. Recognised for its knowledge of risk management for 150 years, Apave supports its customers in a shared progress approach, for a safer and more sustainable world.


The skills of our field teams. Knowledge of technical and environmental regulations
Drawing on our experience, we work on a daily basis on developments related to the operation of your activities, so that you can maintain the highest safety level for your facilities and organisations.


Provide a response targeting industrial efficiency and process digitisation
For each of your projects, a local multidisciplinary team is made available to give thorough consideration to all the impacts related to risk management. Our satisfaction is in bringing you a high level of technical know-how by guaranteeing the best project management while considering the background, your objectives and all your constraints.

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