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Laboratories and test sites

We have the expertise and technologies needed to investigate and address our customers' most challenging technical needs.

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Head of Section - Structural Integrity Advisory

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A global network of experts and facilities

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

Spadeadam Research and Testing, UK

Spadeadam is a world-leading research and testing 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.

Technology Centre Oslo, Norway

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

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 Ohio materials and failure analyisis laboratory, US

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

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