SGS wins contract to provide PVoC services for specialized oil and gas equipment in Uganda

SGS is delighted to announce that from March 1, 2024, on behalf of the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU), it will provide pre-export verification of conformity (PVoC) services to exporters and importers of specialist oil and gas materials and equipment.

SGS was approved by the PAU to review, inspect and certify applicable regulated products and support exporters and importers throughout the certification process. This includes physical inspections prior to shipping, sampling and testing in accredited laboratories, and document verification. Successful products are issued a certificate of conformity (CoC), demonstrating compliance with applicable standards and regulations prior to shipping.

In collaboration with the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), the PAU) monitors and regulates the oil and gas industry in the country, implementing quality assurance for specialist equipment and materials based on approved standards and technical regulations.

SGS is a world leader in product conformity services, with many decades of experience operating in a wide variety of countries, including Burundi, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire Republic, Kenya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Learn more about Uganda PAU PVoC Program.

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