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A global network of experts and facilities

DNV GL operates some of the most important and progressive laboratories and test sites in the industry.

Spadeadam Testing and Research, UK

Spadeadam is a world-leading oil and gas industry test site

Bishop Auckland Research and Testing, UK

One of the world's largest high-pressure natural gas flow facilities.

Groningen Multiphase flow laboratory, the Netherlands

Allows equipment manufacturers and oil and gas companies to test, validate and calibrate multiphase technologies.

Groningen Fuel Transition Centre, the Netherlands

Qualification testing, verification and certification of fuels and fuel technology

Singapore Materials and structural laboratory

A leading laboratory service provider in the Asia Pacific region.

Bergen Materials, failure analysis, corrosion, coating and full-scale testing laboratory, Norway

Along with key services in material technology support, these laboratories have a prominent role in developing new practices and standards.

Høvik Materials qualification, full-scale and failure analysis laboratory, Norway

The on-site availability of specialist staff at DNV GL's Høvik headquarters enables easy integration of testing into multidisciplinary projects

Høvik Process laboratory, Norway

The process laboratory at DNV GL headquarters at Høvik is equipped for sand and erosion testing of rigid pipework components and unbonded flexible pipes.

Loughborough Materials and failure analysis laboratories, UK

From point of production to point of use, our services encompass all assets, from subsea transmission to local distribution, and all materials, from metallics and polymers to modern composites.

Columbus Materials and failure analyisis laboratory, US

One of North America’s leading materials and corrosion testing laboratories

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Mooring systems, qualification and lifetime extension

Integrating state-of-the-art design and testing methods to achieve cost-optimal solutions

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