ISO QUALITY SYSTEM-1 E&P COMPANIES, SUPPLIERS MOVE TO INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS
Gene Schindler, James Lamprecht Wright Killen & Co. Houston There has been, over the past few months, a growing interest in the International Standards Organization (ISO) 9000 series of quality systems. Unfortunately, misinformation on the subject is also growing. It is therefore timely to: Review the factors that have influenced the drive toward ISO certification in drilling and production-related businesses. Highlight the benefits of certification incurred by both customers and suppliers.