Standards under review

The following standards are currently under review.

Safety (SR series)

IGEM/SR/16 Edition 2

Odorant systems for gas transmission and distribution

IGE/SR/22 Edition 2 

Purging operations for fuel gases in transmission, distribution and storage

IGEM/SR/28 Edition 2

Trenchless techniques

Transmission and Distribution (TD series)

IGEM/TD/2 Edition 2

Assessing the risk from high pressure natural gas pipelines

IGEM/TD/3 Edition 5

Steel and PE pipelines for gas distribution 


Steel and polyethylene pipelines for biogas distribution

Utilisation (UP series)

IGE/UP/1 Edition 2

Strength testing, tightness testing and direct purging of industrial and commercial gas installations

IGE/UP/1A Edition 2 

Strength testing, tightness testing and direct purging of small, low pressure industrial and commercial natural gas installations

IGEM/UP/2 Edition 3

Installation pipework on industrial and commercial premises


Compressed natural gas fuelling stations

IGEM/UP/12 Edition 2

Application of burners and controls to gas fired process plant

Gas Measurement (GM series)

None currently under review

General (G series)


Gas supplies in mobile dwellings


Handling, transport and storage of polyethylene (PE) pipes and fittings

Legislation (GL series)

IGEM/GL/5 Edition 3

Procedures for managing new works, modifications and repairs