Oil, Gas and Petrochemical

The Oil, Gas & Petrochemical sector is amongst the most hazardous and challenging environments in which cables have to perform. Our accredited product testing provides independent proof to your clients that your cables will meet the requirements of this demanding sector and will give reliable service for many years.

The BASEC name has been renowned for quality and safety for over 45 years. The rigour the we apply to our testing and certification ensures that contractors and specifiers can specify BASEC approved cable with complete confidence.

BASEC Services

Accredited product testing for manufacturers: We offer testing of cables to ensure they meet the specific requirements and standards demanded by your customers, in the form of an accredited test report. Click here for more information on our testing capabilities

Pre-shipment testing, inspection and batch testing for manufacturers: Independent testing of samples prior to dispatch gives assurance to your customers of their compliance with all the relevant standards and requirements. 

Production witnessing for manufacturers: BASEC auditors can independently witness your production if required by your customers.

Quality assurance checks for contractors: Independent, 3rd party testing gives you the confidence that the cable you are specifying meet your customers’ requirements.

Product certification and approval for manufacturers: A comprehensive product testing and approvals service for cable manufacturers with ongoing surveillance testing and regular audit. Provides customers with ongoing, independent evidence of quality and safety. 
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Management systems certification for manufacturers: Enables cable manufacturers and distributors to achieve discrete auditing of management systems, leading to certification of ISO 9001, or integrated auditing to achieve Triple Standard certification for Quality, Safety and Environment, thereby enhancing your reputation and competitive advantage.  
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Cables for the Oil, Gas & Petrochemical sector must conform to tight standards, often with additional components such as lead sheathing, and enhanced fire performance required.

At our dedicated laboratory, we can test and certify to International, European and British sector standards and specifications for low Voltage, medium Voltage and instrumentation / control cables such as NEK 606, IEC 60092 series, IEE 1580, BS 6883, BS 7917, EEMUA 133, IEC 60331 and IEC 60332 series.