Global Associations and Certifications

We'll always have our mind on an innovative and widening future, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy our productive past. Below is a list of some of our recognitions, peer associations and hard-earned certifications.

Dropped Objects Prevention Scheme Member

Within the oil and gas industry, everyone knows the potential cost of a dropped object. It’s not just about equipment and lost production. It’s about life!

The problem is common to everyone in the industry, across all regions, sectors and disciplines.

DROPS is an industry-wide initiative focused on preventing dropped objects, with the ultimate goal of delivering a second nature dropped objects prevention strategy across our industry.

DROPS is essentially a Global Work Group, represented by over 100 operators, contractors, service companies and industry bodies, all sharing commitment and enthusiasm for the common goal of dropped object prevention.

International Association of Drilling Contractors Member

Since 1940, the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) has exclusively represented the worldwide oil and gas drilling industry. Membership is open to any company involved in oil and gas exploration, drilling or production, well servicing, oilfield manufacturing or other rig-site services.

IADC’s contract-drilling members own most of the world’s land and offshore drilling units that drill the vast majority of the wells producing the planet’s oil and gas. IADC’s membership also includes oil-and-gas producers, and manufacturers and suppliers of oilfield equipment and services. Through conferences, training seminars, print and electronic publications, and a comprehensive network of technical publications, IADC continually fosters education and communication within the upstream petroleum industry.

IADC holds consultative status at the International Maritime Organization and observer status at the International Seabed Authority. The Association is a leader in developing standards for industry training, notably its Well Control Accreditation Program (WellCAP)® and rig-floor orientation program, RIG PASS® among others. IADC is headquartered in Houston and is one of the city’s largest trade and professional associations. IADC also has offices in Washington D.C., the Netherlands, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates, as well as chapters in the UK, Venezuela, Brazil, Australasia, South Central Asia, Southeast Asia, West Africa, the Middle East and across the United States.

American Society for Non Destructive Testing

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) is the world's largest technical society for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals. Through membership, ASNT provides a forum for exchange of NDT technical information; NDT educational materials and programs; and standards and services for the qualification and certification of NDT personnel. ASNT promotes the discipline of NDT as a profession and facilitates NDT research and technology applications.


Tommie Divine-Alford serves on the Advisory Board for WorkForceNext, an organization exclusively serving North American energy HR markets since 2013. WorkforceNEXT brings together a high-level community of HR professionals serving exploration, drilling, production, construction, and facilities operations, onshore and offshore, through multiple media channels. Since HR challenges exist in every market, WorkforceNEXT focuses exclusively on the challenges in the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas

  • How to find & recruit great people in a hyper-competitive market
  • How to keep current employees
  • How to train/grow/motivate those teams
  • How to transfer knowledge from a rapidly retiring workforce
  • And how to keep up with ever-growing employment regulations

American Petroleum Institute

API represents America's oil and natural gas industry. As the primary trade association of the oil and natural gas industry, API represents over 600 members involved in all aspects of petroleum. The association draws on the experience and expertise of its members and staff to support a strong and viable oil and natural gas industry.

API work is member-driven offering companies large and small the opportunity to participate in shaping API programs and policy priorities. We’re proud to have Troy Ellis, COO of Global Energy Inspections currently serving on the API Well Control sub-committee.

The oil and natural gas industry shares a keen interest in the policy issues arena. Both API and GEI are actively engaged with government leaders to ensure informed decision-making so the energy needs of tomorrow are met.

ISO 9001-2008

ISO 9001-2008; Global Energy Inspections has recently been awarded the recommendation for ISO Certification. Bureau Veritas has completed all required phases of assessment. The assigned auditors recommended GEI be issued their certificate of compliance