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IGEM (Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers) is a chartered professional body, licensed by the Engineering Council, serving a wide range of professionals in the UK and the international gas industry through Membership, events and a comprehensive set of Technical Standards.


IGEM has a range of membership grades to suit everybody working in the gas industry, from university students, through to qualified professionals in all disciplines, to the interested and involved retired community, so contact us to see which would suit you.

All grades of IGEM Membership receive the following benefits:

  • Discounts on all IGEM Technical Standards
  • Free or reduced entry to all IGEM conferences and events
  • Free journal subscription
  • Improved professional recognition in the gas industry
  • Access to continuous professional development
  • Unrivalled networking opportunities
  • Membership of a regional section
  • Reduced rates on conference and meeting rooms at IGEM House
  • Free use of the IGEM Members room and Sir Denis Rooke Library.


IGEM holds a variety of events throughout the year, including:

  • Leadership lecture
  • Young Persons Paper Competition
  • Sir Denis Rooke Lecture
  • Gas Industry Awards Lunch
  • Industrial Affiliates Golf Day
  • Annual Conference and Engineering Update
  • Summer Ball
  • Autumn Gas Update
  • Young Persons Network Dinner Dance

In addition there are numerous regional section events and technical seminars throughout the year.


IGEM produces a large range of Technical Standards in the following series:

  • General (G)
  • Gas Legislation (GL)
  • Gas Metering (GM)
  • Industry Guidance (IG)
  • Safety (SR)
  • Transmission and Distribution (TD)
  • Utilisation (UP)

These are recognised as trusted industry Standards, used to assist in compliance with national legislation and official approved codes of practice and guidance. The Standards are drafted by expert Panels representing a cross section of the relevant parts of the gas industry. Regulatory bodies such as HSE, Ofgem and Gas Safe RegisterTM contribute to the drafting process. The drafts are issued to the industry and other stakeholders for review and comment prior to publication and, thus, take into account the sometimes broad range of views on the content. The professional status of IGEM ensures its Standards reflect the best possible levels of safety, practice and quality within reasonable cost.

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Patron: Her Majesty The Queen


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