History

The European Oilfield Speciality Chemicals Association (EOSCA) was formed in 1990 in response to increasing regulatory requirements for approval of offshore chemicals and drilling muds in the late 1980’s.

The North Sea regulators had considered the E & P Forum to represent all the industry, and it was felt that the chemical suppliers and their end-users (the oil and gas operators) would have the same concerns. However, EOSCA managed to convince first the UK, then the Dutch and latterly the Norwegian regulators that there was merit in having another industry body representing the supply side of the industry when discussing regulations that directly concern the supply, use and discharge of their chemicals.

From this early beginnings, EOSCA has developed into a recognised and respected consultee in the oilfield chemical regulation field. See some of the Current Projects EOSCA are working on.

Joining EOSCA

EOSCA membership is open to companies who provide chemicals for use in the European oil and gas sector. Associate membership is open to companies who provide services to Member companies.

For further details see the Articles of Association.

Companies who fulfill the requirement of either full or associate membership, and who wish to join EOSCA should request an Application For Membership Form from the Executive Secretary here.
Prospective new members are asked to attend one of the Association’s quarterly meetings to give a short presentation outlining how their company meets the membership requirements.Companies considering joining EOSCA are also encouraged to attend a quarterly meeting before joining, to see first-hand how meetings are conducted. Requests to attend a meeting should also be referred to the Executive Secretary here.

Membership documents:

Obligations of Membership (pdf 238kb)
EOSCA Code Of Conduct For Committee Members And Representatives (pdf 300kb)
Antitrust/Competition Policy and Checklist (pdf 236kb)
For further information, if you have any queries, or to return your completed Application for Membership Form please contact the Association’s Executive Secretary.

EOSCA Executive Secretary - NIKAM Consulting

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