API Spec Q2 Certification Overview

API Specification Q2 is the most advanced certification and specification for quality management system requirements for service supply organizations for the petroleum and natural gas industry.

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Questions to examine before applying API certification

The American Petroleum Institute offers a wide range of standards for oil and gas industries as well as quality registrations for various management systems. It is essential to understand the scope/categories and how can help your organization when deciding to apply for certification. Here are some questions to think about:

  • Is my organization/facility a manufacturer or a service provider?
  • What products or services would like my facility to offering in the future?
  • Can we afford to apply for certification from API? Or, most importantly, can we afford not to get certified?
  • Do we want a management system to address any important environmental or health and safety requirements?
  • What do my suppliers need?
  • How well does my facility currently meet industry requirements?
  • What services does my organization currently supplying?
  • What are my customers asking me in terms of certifications?

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Prevent defects, waste reduction, deliver world-class services and grow your business

API Spec Q2 certification, 1st Edition was published in December 2011 by the American Petroleum Institute - Specification for quality management system requirements for service supply organizations for the petroleum and natural gas industry. The API Spec Q2 standard is to reduce risk and improve service quality by identifying and standardizing the expectations for the execution of critical activities such as well construction, intervention, production, well servicing, repairing of equipments and maintenance, and inspection activities of the oil and gas industry.

The API Spec Q2 certification outlines the requirements of (QMS) quality management system for an organization to reveal its potential to consistently provide service supply that meet customer, legal and other applicable standard requirements.

The API Q2 certification is a world’s most advanced industry certification standard for oil and natural gas service providers. API Spec Q2 is developed in the way to help the oil and natural gas owners to implement and to maintain the most advanced industrial practice. Namely the organization involved in “drilling and related service” who follow in compliance with the local and legal requirements can move forward to implement and achieve API Spec Q2 certification.

Gain valuable insight into your services, make smarter decisions faster, and achieve operational excellence

Obtaining API Spec Q2 certification ensures that organization has highest commitment and controls for delivering confirming services to the operators in the oil and gas industry as well as a commitment toward quality improvement, greater operational efficiency, increased profitability, safety, compliance, customer satisfaction and retention.

To achieve API Spec Q2 certification, an organization must have robust API QMS procedures established within the organization to ensure personnel competency, risk assessment, contingency planning, and other key QMS elements.

API Spec Q2 standard encourages the integration of a process approach into the application of specific clauses when developing, implementing and improving the effectiveness of API Q2 quality management system. It can be used by both internal and external organizations, including certification bodies, to evaluate the organization's capacity to adhere customer and legal requirements applicable to the service sector industry.

Benefits of API Spec Q2 Certification

The objective of API Q2 certification is to outline the requirements for the establishment of the Quality Management System that provides for continual improvement, emphasizes defect prevention, and strives to minimize variation and waste from service supply organizations. It is designed to promote reliability in the service sector of the petroleum and natural gas industry.

  • Emphasizes defect prevention
  • Consistency outcomes
  • Controlled purchase process
  • Increases customer satisfaction
  • Minimize variation
  • Risk mitigation
  • Reduction in NPT & Injuries
  • Reduces risks of service
  • Strengthens the supply chain
  • Improved communication
  • Critical aspects & impacts identification
  • Increases credibility in the market

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Using our compliance consulting solutions, our clients can meet regulatory requirements while optimizing their operations and enhancing their customer experiences. Compliance frameworks and risk management expertise allow us to provide tailored solutions that minimize risk, increase efficiency, and enhance customer trust.

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Configure stages based on your service supply organization workflow.


Design, implement and update project & work activities at each milestone.


Validate and improve the internal, external quality process and service performance.


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Scope of API Q2 certification

API Q2 certification, 2nd Edition aimed at service supply organizations which provide equipment and services with the service responsibility remains with the supplier. API Q2 application does not set any limitation for the organization as it can also be used for service organizations involved in service exploration and production service providers servicing the oil and gas industry.

The API Q2 certification major controls for:

  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Contingency Planning
  • Management of Change
  • Service-Related Product
  • Supplier Criticality
  • Service Quality Plans

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