OQ Consulting Services

​Complying with the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulations requires meticulous oversight and an in-depth understanding of the rules and regulations governing 49 CFR 192 & 195. 


ASTAR has the knowledge, skills, and resources available to aid you in exceeding those requirements, saving your organization time, money, and resources.

OQ Consulting Services offered:

- OQ Plan Review or Development

- Procedure Review or Development

- Gap Analysis

- DOT Audit Assists

Additional services are available upon request!

OQ Evaluations

ASTAR specializes in all major OQ service providers:

  • Veriforce – (Five-star Elite Evaluator Company)

  • NCCER – The National Center for Construction Education and Research

  • ITS – Industrial Training Services (One Gas Authorized, ATMOS & NiSource Authorized)

  • EWN – Energy WorldNet (including ATMOS and NiSource plastic fusion qualification and certifications)

  • OQSG – Operator Qualification Solutions Group

  • MEA – Midwest Energy Association

  • eWebOQ

“Anywhere, Anytime”

Our evaluators are available anywhere, anytime: schedule work in any of our 4 offices or choose to have our evaluators travel directly to your location.


We have four OQ evaluation trailers loaded with the equipment necessary to perform the evaluations that require observation of real-world simulations. The ability to bring our evaluation center to you, no matter your location, will save your company valuable time, resources, and money.

Our OQ evaluations meet all criteria set forth by OQ service providers. We don’t want your personnel to be qualified only on paper; we want them to be fully qualified to perform all aspects of the tasks no matter its complexity or magnitude.

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