Sampling and Sample Preparation

Supervision Services

Protecting your commercial interests through quality and quantity determination

Bureau Veritas staff are available in each office to assist with your sampling and sample handling needs. We offer:

  • Sampling in accordance with ASTM, GPA, AGA and other industry recognised standards
  • IATA certified shipping staff
  • Shipping containers in compliance with IATA/DOT requirements
  • DOT approved labels
  • Access to preferred carrier networks
  • Ability to ship samples of various sizes, from 50ml to 50 gallons
  • Coordination of your sample dispatch (nationally and internationally)


With offices located throughout the world we are ideally situated to draw samples and arrange for shipment. Whether your product, is petroleum, chemical, gas, mineral or agri based, we have a solution to meet your needs.

Key Benefits of Our Sample Preparation Services

  • Ensuring that samples taken are truly representative of the cargo and in accordance with ISO and other international standards
  • Ensuring accurate calibration
  • Correct sample preparation and moisture determination to produce a quality sample for analysis
  • Independent and experienced personnel based in all key locations worldwide