The Centre is partnering with the American Petroleum Institute (API) to offer a mentorship programme to build the capacity of Guyanese manufacturers and fabricators to meet the API Q1 specification, an industry-leading quality management standard critical to manufacturers in the international oil and natural gas sector.
About American Petroleum Institute (API)
Formed in 1919 as a national trade association, API promotes technical cooperation to strengthen the global natural gas and oil industry. With worldwide operations and offices in Washington, DC, Houston, Rio de Janiero, Dubai and Beijing, its 600+ member companies represent all segments of the oil and gas industry.
API’s Global Industry Services (GIS) Mission is to provide world-class standards, training & certification services that enable the oil & gas industry to operate efficiently, safely, reliably, profitably & sustainably. It covers all industry segments including Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream. API is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited standards developing organisation.
API Standards-based Programmes
Quality Management System for manufacturing organisations for the oil and natural gas industry (Q1)
Quality Management System for service supply organisations for the oil and natural gas industry (Q2)
Benefits of API Spec Q1 Certification
API Spec Q1 is a quality management standard for product manufacturers and is specifically geared toward the nuances of the oil and gas industry. API Spec Q1 combines the ISO 9001 requirements with elements geared specifically to the oil and natural gas industry.
API Spec Q1 Components
API Q1 Mentorship
- Let the Centre know if you are interested
- The Centre will schedule a one-on-one meeting to discuss
- The Centre will visit your operations to do an initial screening
Your company should:
- Have the commitment from the highest levels of management
- Commit the necessary resources to complete the programme within 9 months
- Attend all meetings set-up by the Centre/Q1 consultants
- Meet deadlines for the completion of tasks