Energy & Resources

LexWorks is a leading supplier of technical translations to the energy sector as well as to the natural resources sector. Our customers are world leaders in petroleum production, natural gas, nuclear energy and wind and solar power and in mining and mineral exploration. We also have a sub-specialty in water supply and waste management. Translation is a critical issue for our energy and natural resources customers, who have projects located around the globe.

What You Need:

  • Expertise in your terminology
  • Understanding of your issues
  • Ability to manage large volumes of documents
  • Ability to work in complex file formats, including graphics and drawings
  • Translation accuracy
  • Availability and collaboration
  • Robust processes
  • Continual improvement
  • Fast turnaround

What LexWorks Delivers:

  • Technical translators who are experts in your sector
  • Industry-leading expertise in translation automation solutions for scalability
  • Offices on 3 continents so our teams can manage large volumes working around the clock
  • ISO 9001 quality certification
  • Flexible and collaborative teams
  • Process-driven project management
  • Technology to ensure lightning fast turnaround times

We are one of the few translation firms that can handle highly technical documents as well as marketing materials, legal documents and corporate documents such as Health, Security & Environment (HSE) documents and corporate social responsibility.

What You May Not Know About Machine Translation

Machine translation can deliver quality that is as good as – or better than – a human translation. To get to this level of quality, two elements are utterly essential: customizing the MT engine on the specific terminology, and post-editing of the raw translation output from a SMART* machine translation process.

When working on large-scale projects, the MT output acts as a first draft, saving valuable time but also ensuring terminological consistency across many thousands of pages, the way only technology can do. This means that by pairing people + technology, our machine translation solutions can be successfully applied to critical content – including manuals, reports, specifications, software and training material – to ensure significant time and cost-savings.

For extremely time-sensitive documents, such as RFPs, MT can provide the edge that means the difference between success and failure. This is because of a process LexWorks has specially designed for this kind of time- and mission-critical work. So that teams can begin right away to work on international tender responses, LexWorks provides an immediate first draft of the contents of the RFP. This first draft, while not perfect, gives internal teams the information they need to start work. As the post-editors progress through the text, making further improvements, the first draft is updated. When the tender documents are ready to be returned, the process is reversed, but in this case, impeccable quality is needed. The post-editors spend longer on the documents, but still machine translation has cut the translation time by half, giving the internal teams more time to prepare their response compared to the competition, which could increase their chances of success.

Machine translation automation when paired with expert post-editors also provides a good solution for the energy and natural resources sector for compliance documents, reports, construction specifications and so on.

Sector Expertise:

  • Gas and electrical power
  • Nuclear power
  • Oil production and refining
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Carbon emissions
  • Environmental regulations and best practices
  • Waste treatment and recycling
  • Water supply and management
  • Wind farms and solar power
  • Mining
  • Mineral exploration
  • Industrial minerals

Technical Translation Expertise:

  • Tender documents and Requests for Proposals
  • Construction specifications
  • Project specifications
  • Regulatory and compliance documents
  • Contracts
  • Environmental policy statements
  • Health Security and Environment (HSE) policy and procedures
  • Environmental policy statements
  • Corporate social responsibility statements
  • Environmental regulations and compliance
  • Procedure manuals
  • Quality manuals
  • Scientific reports
  • Waste management reports


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