News and Events Updates



Hard Work & Contract Rewards!
IVB were recently awarded two prestigious contracts, the first being a 3 month contract for an international client where IVB will be providing design review and verification services for a new Gulf of Suez platform and approximately 50kms of coil tube subsea pipeline.
IVB Director ‘Matt Chapman’ commented “This contract illustrates the kind of major project experience, capability and flexibility that IVB continue to deliver on an international scale”
The second, with ADNOC in Abu Dhabi for their ‘Bu Haseer Full Field Development’ involves the provision of detailed design review services and final certificate issuance. The scope covers two offshore facilities, well fluid/water injection packages/pipelines, subsea cabling, piping packages, separators, skids, scrubbers, instrumentation/control/electrical and UPS systems, valves, launchers and associated equipment.
IVB Director ‘Chris Bolton’ said “This 24 month contract will involve both IVB’s Abu Dhabi and Great Yarmouth office’s and is particularly pleasing as it is the first, direct with ADNOC and marks an important milestone in IVB’s Middle East development”



Onwards and Upwards! With increasing signs of industry activity picking up, IVB have just experienced its busiest month for many years providing high quality inspection and verification services for its many clients locally, nationally and internationally!

IVB prides itself on offering a flexible approach, immediate response and worldwide coverage enabling it to fulfil any number of QA support or urgent inspection requests – efficiently and competitively!

Matt Chapman – Director, commented “Looking ahead we see a significant increase in Middle Eastern activity and therefore we’re very hopeful this trend will continue throughout 2018, especially as we expect further contract awards to be awarded in the very near future – further enhancing our name for Excellence Assured!”



IVB Secures Verification Contract for Ground Breaking PLASMABIT™ Technology …Inspection Verification Bureau Limited (IVB) are very pleased to announce that they have been awarded the first phase of product and process verification services for GA Drilling’s new ground breaking PLASMABIT™ Milling & Drilling technology. PLASMABIT™ is a plasma-based multistring section milling technology which is expected to significantly reduce well ‘Plug & Abandonment’ costs in some cases by as much as 50%! Using its extensive verification experience the contract award will see IVB undertake detailed review and endorsement activities for the new milling technology’s ‘Qualification Plan and Process’, the initial stage of which is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. IVB Director Chris Bolton passed comment that “We are indeed honoured to have secured this element of work from GA Drilling for this ground breaking technology and look forward to working closely with them in the future” IVB – EXCELLENCE ASSURED!



IVB Secures West African QA/QC Inspection Services Contract

In line with its plans for steady continued growth, Inspection Verification Bureau Limited (IVB) are very pleased to announce that they have been awarded a 34 month contract for the provision of QA/QC services for a client based in Equatorial Guinea.

From its Great Yarmouth HO, the contract award will see IVB utilising its extensive experience and capability to provide a range of QA/QC Inspectors and QA Management Services throughout the fixed term agreement supporting the clients ‘in country’ drilling operations.

IVB Director Matt Chapman commented that “We are excited to be able to extend our services into the West African region with GEPETROL Marine Solutions further demonstrating our international capability, and as such we look forward to further opportunities”