(E) Crosco earned certification from BV Quality International
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CROsco earned certification from Bureau Veritas Quality International
Attention Business Editors: Crosco Earns ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
ZAGREB, CROATIA, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - Crosco Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company's Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management System has recently earned certification from Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI) to ISO 14001:1996 and OHSAS 18001:1999 standards, respectfully. During 2003, Crosco's Quality Management System will be audited according to the new demands of ISO 9001:2000. The company's Quality Management System is already implemented and certified in accordance to ISO 9001:1994. All three of the mentioned management systems are certified by BVQI for the full array of Crosco's services as follows: Drilling and Well Services, Well Design, Engineering and Maintenance of Equipment in the Oil and Gas Industry and Geoservices. Crosco's President and C.E.O., Marin Koceic, stated: "Earning ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification reinforces Crosco's commitment to business excellence. To ensure dedication to our clients and their goals Crosco has previously also implemented the SAP R/3 Management Information System and a near-miss policy." Crosco is an integrated onshore and offshore drilling and well services contractor. The company has a fleet of more than 50 modern drilling, workover, and geoservice rigs as well as one semisubmersible and one jackup. Crosco is also 50% owner of Noble Crosco Drilling Ltd., which is the operator and owner of a jackup rig. In addition, with state-of-the-art western equipment, Crosco provides the following services: Well Testing, Coil Tubing, Nitrogen, Cementing, Stimulation, Logging, Mud (Drilling Fluid), Coring, Fishing and Directional Drilling. Crosco has been providing services internationally since 1958 and has provided services in 25 countries for some of the world's most recognized oil companies. The company has ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification from Bureau Veritas Quality International London and is a member of the International Association of Drilling Contractors and the International Well Control Forum. Crosco has an average annual revenue surpassing US$110 million. The company's headquarters are located in Zagreb, Croatia.