Intertek Expands Petroleum Industry Operations in France

September 10, 2013

Mulhouse – Intertek, the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has expanded petroleum bulk cargo inspections into the Mulhouse and Strasbourg regions of France.

Supported by a dedicated petroleum laboratory in Basel, Switzerland, Intertek now provides rapid, local inspection and testing services to clients in the area. The laboratory is part of Intertek's extensive regional and global network of laboratories, and is operating on a 24-hour, 7 day a week basis. Intertek trained inspector cargo survey and inspection personnel are located directly in Mulhouse and Strasbourg. 

"The establishment of local inspection and laboratory operations along the Rhine River regions of France and Switzerland has been a strategic goal for Intertek." said Philippe Asquin, Cargo Business Line Manger for France, "With the addition of the Basel laboratory and locally based inspection personnel in Strasbourg and Mulhouse, Intertek is well positioned to better serve our Mulhouse and Strasbourg area petroleum and petrochemical industry clients." 

Testing capabilities include a wide range of tests for diesel, fuel oils, and other fuels, conforming to ISO and other industry standards.

Intertek petroleum and chemical services in France and Switzerland include:

France Petroleum Services Contact:

Nicolas Lemée
Intertek Cargo Inspection & Analytical Assessment
Tel : +33 1 35 13 41 00

France Media Contact:

Charlotte Leleu
Marketing and Communication Manager - Intertek France
Tel: +33 2 32 09 36 51

Global Marketing and Media:

Erik Holladay
Global Marketing Director, Commodities
Tel: +1 713 407 3500

About Intertek

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