Glapwell Contracting Services

Onshore and Offshore Pipeline specialists to the Oil and Gas Industries

Established in 1974, Glapwell are one of the UK's most established and trusted design and fabrication companies and widely acknowledged as the perferred partner when fulfilling projects for International gas and oil and petrochemical companies.

Specialists in the Design, Manufacture and supply of pipeline launching and receiving pig traps, pressure vessels, bespoke fabrication and nuclear auxiliary systems. Through investing heavily in the very latest plant machinery and sophisticated welding equipment, and through the aid of our agents being situated across the world in key areas, we are in a powerful position and operate on a global scale in the fulfillment of most associated pipeline equipment.

Aside from our ability to design and build from client specific requirements, we also have the ability to perform refurbishments and modifications to most pipeline equipment.

Servicing the following sectors:

  • The major oil companies
  • Gas production and distribution companies
  • International engineering companies
  • Petrochemical companies
  • The water and power industries
  • Pipeline operators

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International Credentials

Glapwell is a totally independent company offering a variety of products. Our expertise in the design, fabrication and welding ensures our products are produced to the highest quality and are manufactured in strict accordance with all major National and International design codes such as:

  • PD5500
  • BS EN 13445
  • ASME VIII Div. 1
  • ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8
  • Pressure Equipment Directive
  • Lloyds Register PVMf Member
Our ability to offer a quality worldwide service is backed up by our network of agents based in key locations around the globe.

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> Horizontal Pig Launchers
> Inclined Pig Launchers
> Declined Pig Launchers
> Vertical Pig Traps
> Skid Mounted Pig Traps
> Multi-Launchers

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> Process Columns
> Fuel Gas Filters
> LP & HP Knock-out Drums
> Gas Scrubbers
> Slug Catchers
> High Pressure Separators

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> Super Duplex Pipework
> Cupro Nickel Pipework
> Stainless Steel Coils
> Chrome Moly Fabrications
> 6mo Stainless Steel Vessels
> Skid Mounted Equipment

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Providing services to a Global customer base

Glapwell Contracting Services have completed numerous engineering projects worldwide, and are considered by many as their International partner of choice for complete engineering fulfillment being well renowned for the professionalism, quality of work and aftersales service.

Product Distribution in over 18 Countries.

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Glapwell aims to ensure continual improvement is achieved in all areas:

  • Quality Management System - Over 20 years accreditation
  • Welding Quality - Using BSEN ISO3834-2
  • Health and Safety - Using the framework of OHSAS 18001
  • Customer Focus - Close monitoring of Customer Satisfaction through all stages.

Glapwell have a turnover of £5 million and are a profitable company

We are competitive in today's market place - as our 40 years experience demonstrates.


Manufacturing Capabilities

Within our own workshop's based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England - Glapwell is self sufficient enabling us to design, manufacture and test high quality equipment up to 50 tonnes in one piece and up to 40 meteres on length, 3m diameter, and thicknesses of up to 120mm.


Glapwell manufacture equipment in a wide range of materials including:

  • Carbon Manganese - inc. low temperature H.I.C tested and weld overlayed.
  • Austenitic and SUper Austenitic Stainless Steel
  • Duplex and Super Duplex
  • Nickel Alloys - Inc. Inconel and Monel
  • Chromium Molybdenum
  • Carbon Steel

Our Capabilities and Site Plan

The extent of the Glapwell Contracting Services operation is both versatile and large enough to cater for a varied array of engineering projects and

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