ISO 29001:2010

ISO 29001:2010

The ISO/TS 29001 technical specification is intended to ensure high level development and operation of Quality Management Systems for organizations involved in exploration, production, pipelines and transport, refining of petroleum and natural gas and those that provide technical and support services to these industries. The standard provides global consistency and improved assurance in the supply of quality goods and services and emphasizes defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste generated for the companies and industries involved.

ISO/TS 29001 is the result of cooperation between the American Petroleum Institute (API) and ISO technical committee (ISO/TC 67) which defines the quality management system requirements for the design, development, production, installation and service of products for the petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. To assist users of the document, the requirements of ISO 9001 are given followed by specific guidance and supplementary requirements for its implementation within the industry. Although some of the supplementary requirements may be viewed as not specific to the oil and gas industry, they are needed in ISO/TS 29001 in order to ensure that the requirements are more explicit and can be more readily verified / audited.
One advantage of this standard is that it integrates all the requirements of ISO 9001, which is essential to several organizations that must also maintain QMS ISO 9001.

Objectivity, Impartiality and Independence

ISO 9001 requires the “objectivity and impartiality of the audit process”. ISO/TS 29001 also requires the same objectivity plus “independence” with regard to both design reviews and final acceptance of product. These requirements are the key to ensuring additional safeguards for purchased products and services:

- Design Reviews
- Final Acceptance
- Internal Audits

A vital, key aspect of ISO/TS 29001 is the requirement for organizations to track and analyze field failures/field nonconformities. Where sometimes, field failures cannot be retrieved for analysis, because it can often provide invaluable information which an organization can use to develop and implement effective corrective and preventive actions
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