Energy, oil, and gas translation services

Do you need translated content that properly navigates the unique challenges of the energy, oil, and gas industries for the global market?

Work with us to adapt your websites, engineering resources, pitches, and documentation to fit properly in local markets. No matter your niche, be it rig manufacturing, drilling, or refinery equipment, we have you covered.

Regulatory compliance in global energy ventures

To execute a global energy project properly, it’s essential to consider the local and environmental laws of each region. Translators have to navigate, at the same time, unique environmental conditions country-by-country, while keeping international agreements and standards in mind.

Our team of experts has a deep understanding of regulations in the energy, oil, and gas industries. This includes a strong grasp of the expectations in regards to exploration, development, production, and transportation of various energy sources. With all these factors in mind, translators can better provide top-notch translations for contracts, franchise agreements, financial reports, and more, with clarity and precision. 

Navigating oil & gas linguistics

Navigating the intricacies of the oil and gas industry, from upstream exploration and production to midstream transportation and processing, and all the way to downstream refining and marketing, demands a deep understanding of the technical language and nuances that underpin each stage of the value chain.

For upstream translations, you need experts in regulatory frameworks that govern drilling, well completion, and reservoir management. The transition into the midstream sector requires an understanding of the nuances of pipeline transportation, storage facilities, and gas processing. Finally, in the downstream domain, where natural gas and crude oil become marketable products, our linguists possess in-depth knowledge of refining processes, product specifications, and regulatory compliance requirements.

Renewable energy translations

Renewable energy, including wind and solar power, is the flagbearer of eco-friendly solutions. These are forging a path to a sustainable future. Considering the billions in global investments propelling a thriving marketplace for investors and consumers, it’s essential to prioritize clear and concise communication.

You need translation services that can tailor your linguistic outreach to provide instructions in the right languages for ground-level operations. Our team is poised and ready to ensure that your words align with your global vision, guaranteeing comprehension and engagement.

Ensure accurate and consistent energy terminology

In the energy sector, precise and consistent terminology is crucial for maintaining clarity and avoiding misinterpretations. Our team of experienced linguists adheres to industry standards and company-specific glossaries and style guides to ensure the integrity of technical language. We’re meticulous in the process, ensuring that translated documentation is accurate and consistent.

What we translate

Empower your global expansion with our energy translation solutions

Whether you specialize in gas, nuclear, or renewable energy, you can count on our team to translate a wide array of documentation that pushes you towards reaching your goals. Here is a look at some of the documentation we translate:

Technical manuals & specifications

Any and all documentation surrounding maintenance and repairs, installation, equipment procurement, and project planning and design for optimal equipment safety and efficiency.

Engineering drawings
& diagrams

Visual representations of technical information that are crucial in planning, designing, constructing, and maintaining energy-related systems and equipment. Proper translation for these documents requires extensive expertise in technical language and engineering principles.

Safety procedures & guidelines

Concise documents outlining essential instructions and precautions to ensure the well-being of personnel and the protection of the environment. They play a critical role in minimizing risks and accidents in the energy sector.

Contracts &

Comprehensive legal documents that serve as the foundation for terms, conditions, and mutual responsibilities for all parties involved. Translators need a deep knowledge of legal jargon and obligations to ensure a clear understanding between participants.

Environmental assessments & reports

In-depth assessments and reports that communicate the potential environmental impacts and risks associated with energy-related activities. Translators need expert knowledge of legal and regulatory compliance, as well as insights in the field of science.

Financial reports & statements

Documents that provide a comprehensive overview of an energy company’s financial health, crucial for investors, regulators, management, and the public. Accuracy and financial expertise are key factors for proper translation of financial reports and statements.

Marketing & promotional materials

Promoting and communicating information for your energy-related products, services, projects, and initiatives to a wider audience via websites, brochures, and other promotional materials is key for global recognition. For this, translators need cultural and market awareness across regions.

Why choose Smartwords?

Seamless process

An end-to-end localization service means you don’t have to turn to alternatives at any step of the process. We work with the tools and file formats you prefer, making us a one-stop shop for all your translation needs.

Industry specialization

Whatever industry you’re in, you’ll find reliable experts on our team who can work on your content. From legal and business, to energy and tourism, we have you covered.

Attention to details

Minor mishaps in translation can lay waste to an intended message and even damage a brand’s reputation. Our translation services involve an intense and meticulous process, preventing mistakes and elevating your content simultaneously.


In order to scale your content to a wider audience, you need experts in multiple fields with the capacity to translate into any language. With our team, you get both, and much more. We build a straightforward and scalable process, with plenty of room for communication throughout.


Markets across various industries can shift unexpectedly. Ambiguities and spontaneous market changes make expedient but prudent translation output a major advantage for any business. Our team produces quality work in a timely fashion.

Personalized approach

Managing multiple clients requires an agency to be quick on its feet and able to rapidly adjust to a client’s needs and requests. We do just that and ensure that clients always receive exactly what they expect.

Empower your global energy reach with tailored translations