There have been many rumblings about the lack of knowledge and initiative regarding the API Q2 Specification. But the wheels are already in motion for the big oil companies.
API has been performing beta tests with drilling service companies this year. Thus far, Baker Hughes, Schlumburger, Weatherford and Halliburton have all completed their beta tests.
These site assessments were attempting to find gaps, hurdles and milestones for auditing to Q2. The information gathered from this process allows API (as well as the drilling service companies) to identify competencies in the specification. With this knowledge, API is able to better train their staff and auditors on the practical application of the new standard. The more API knows before the January 2014 deadline, the more equipped auditors will be to perform effective audits.
If there are any parts of API Q2 that are lacking, API will identify them in the beta test stages. Any additional resources that are needed will be identified and provided to ensure a smooth implementation.
These large drilling service companies found it necessary to be proactive in their pursuit of API Q2. What are you waiting for?
To find out how Accupoint can help ready your organization for the upcoming API Q2 Spec, call us toll-free 800.563.6250.