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EffecTech would like to wish all its customers and suppliers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  We look forward to working with you in 2017.


Stack Emissions Proficiency Testing Scheme Now Open for Enrolment

Effectech will be running the second round of the Stack Emissions Proficiency Testing Scheme (SEPTS) in May 2017 and the scheme is open for registration from now until 31 March 2017.

Participation in SEPTS ensures that Testing Houses for emissions gases in the UK and the EU comply with the ISO 17025 requirement for laboratories to assure the quality of their testing and calibration capabilities.

2016’s round had 15 participants from 13 different companies and the overall performance was very good. To find out more about 2017’s scheme, please check the EffecTech website:, or contact for more information. 

Brunei Training

Earlier this year, EffecTech CEO, Dr Gavin Squire, travelled to Brunei to deliver the EffecTech Training Academy courses at Brunei LNG. 21 engineers attended the courses which covered Gas Chromatograph theory, Statistics and Uncertainty and Liquefied Natural Gas and LNG Sampling.

EffecTech Training Academy courses at Brunei LNG

EffecTech Training in UK

In 2017, EffecTech is offering Training Academy courses in January, May and October. All training will be delivered by EffecTech’s trained and experienced staff. The UK training will run three times a year and take place at EffecTech’s facilities in Uttoxeter, UK.

Training Dates
Course Title No.of Days 2017 Dates
Gas Chromatograph Training for Technicians and Managers 2 16-17 January
22-23 May
9-10 October
Statistics and Uncertainty 1 18 January
24 May
11 October
Liquefied Natural Gas and LNG Sampling 1 19 January
25 May
12 October

EffecTech Training Academy courses

The EffecTech Training Academy courses are designed to suit the needs of those working in gas quality and measurement roles. If you would like more information or wish to enrol, please use the contact form here.

Australia Sales and Marketing Tour

In October, Business Development Director, Dr Paul Holland, completed a tour of Australia, arranged by Effectech’s agent for the region. Paul visited Gladstone, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth to deliver presentations to key natural gas and LNG customers on the benefits of good calibration gases, Performance Evaluations and Proficiency Testing schemes.

Australia Sales and Marketing Tour

Paul will also be carrying out a similar tour of Norway 30 January-3 February 2017 – if you would like to know more, please contact us for more information

GAIL Contract – EffecTech Ships its Biggest Order Yet 

EffecTech shipped 116 cylinders, its largest single order ever in October. The 11 component and 15 component mixtures, calibrated according to EffecTech ISO 17025 scope of accreditation, were despatched to GAIL Limited, the largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company in India. The cylinders will be used on various locations in the GAIL network. 

This delivery beats EffecTech’s previous largest order which was also for GAIL in 2013 for 103 calibration gases.

GAS Analysis 2017

EffecTech will be participating in the 9th international Gas Analysis Symposium & Exhibition (GAS Analysis 2017) which will take place in Rotterdam from 13 to 15 June 2017. GAS Analysis 2017 is a global forum covering the latest developments in gas analysis and applications in the industry. In 2015, the exhibition attracted hundreds of experts from over 30 countries. 

GAS Analysis 2017

EffecTech will be on Stand 11 at the exhibition and the Business Development Director, Paul Holland, will again chair one of the symposium lecture sessions, this time on the energy supply chain.

For more information, please see the Gas Analysis 2017 flyer here: PDF.

Service reminders

Performance evaluations according to ISO10723 and ISO 17020 inspection of gas quality measurement systems

EffecTech provides inspection and performance evaluations on gas quality measurement strictest fiscal metering requirements. learn more…

Calibration gases and sample analysis
EffecTech's testing laboratory is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for both composition and physical properties of natural gas, sulphur and gas condensate. 

Routine delivery for ISO17025 accredited calibration gases to UK or ex works worldwide:
  • 2 – 3 weeks for hydrocarbon calibration gases
  • 4 – 5 weeks for sulphur mixes
  • 2 – 4 weeks for emission gases
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Flow metering validation
Gas flow uncertainties are the dominant factor in the energy equation and regular validations will minimise mismeasurements and unaccounted for gas. EffecTech is an independent gas metering specialist with a wealth of experience gained from across the globe. We specialise in performing comprehensive and regular traceable validations of the entire metering system. We typically work with large consumers of gas such as power stations and other energy intensive industries including gas transmission and LNG terminal operators. learn more…

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