Supporting the gas industry since 1863
Date20th September 2018
Time13:00 - 16:15
VenueNational Grid, Pipelines Maintenance Centre, Derbyshire
Price Free (Members) £20.83 (Non-Members)
All prices exclude VAT
Sponsored By

National Grid Pipelines Maintenance Centre Ripley Road Ambergate Derbyshire DE56 2FZ

Contact Details: +44 (0)1509 678150

A Midlands Section event
About The Event
Technical visit: National Grid Pipelines Maintenance Centre (PMC)

Discover the history of National Grid's Pipelines Maintenance Centre, commonly known as PMC, and see their large portfolio of skills and experience that places them as the leaders in emergency and planned solutions in the field of pipeline repair, replacement, maintenance and intervention.

Here you’ll have a chance to view their innovations, processes and workshop on an action packed afternoon tour. 


13:00-13:30 Arrival 

  • Site Inductions 
  • Transfer from reception to Lecture Theatre 


13:30-14:00 Light Buffet 

  • Networking and lunch 


14:00-14:15 Presentation

  • Introduction to PMC 
  • History, background, operational activities, customer led innovation


14:30-16:00 Tour

  • Workshop Innovation 
  • Mini Grouted T 
  • Sealant Plug Adaption 
  • Valve Care Tool Box 
  • Valve Cavity Flow Meter 


This time will also include a 'whistle stop' tour, where possible, of the other on site facilities, such as:

  • General Workshop 
  • Blast and Paint Facility
  • In line Inspection (Pigging) 
  • Fabrication Shop
  • Stopple Store (including 48" drilling and stopple equipment) 
  • CEME Emergency Stores (Largest Stores of Plidco repair clamps world wide) serving 10+ Oil and Gas Distribution and Transmission companies with 24/7 Emergency call out throughout the UK. 
  • 'Grave Yard' - Removed assets for R&D Purposes 


16:00-16:15 Q&A 

16:15 Close


There are a limited amount of spaces available so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Bookings for this event are no longer available.