In the UK and Ireland BOC has been producing atmospheric gases, including oxygen, nitrogen and argon for over 120 years. Its portfolio today includes thousands of different gases and mixtures, as well as related equipment and services.

Commencement Date: 01.01.2010



BPA is a provider of specialised engineering and operational solutions to the onshore oil and gas pipeline and storage sector in the UK and worldwide. Established in 1969 to develop, engineer and operate refined product pipelines and storage systems in the UK, BPA has since evolved to also provide highly value added technical and operational solutions to the onshore oil and gas pipeline and storage sector worldwide.

Commencement Date: 16.09.2004



BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. Providing customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging.

Commencement Date: 07.01.2013



The Central Area Transmission System (CATS) is a natural gas transportation and processing system. CATS Terminal receives gas 404km via a transmission pipeline from the Central North Sea to Teesside in the North East of England and provides the National Transmission System with approximately 10% of UK demand. CATS started operating in 1993 and has 15km of pipelines onshore in the Seal Sands, Brand Sands and Redcar areas of Teesside.

Commencement Date: 09.02.2016



CEMEX UK’s Rugby plant makes its cement using chalk from Kensworth quarry near Dunstable and clay from Southam quarry some 11 miles from Rugby. Around 4,000 cubic metres of chalk slurry is pumped underground along a 57-mile pipeline from Kensworth each day, passing under the M1 four times on its journey and saving up to 400 lorry movements every day.

Commencement Date: 01.06.2016

centrica storage


Centrica Storage Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centrica plc. We operate the Rough gas storage facility in the southern North Sea and the Easington onshore gas processing terminal in East Yorkshire. Rough is a partially depleted gas field, approximately 29km (18 miles) off the east coast of Yorkshire, which has been converted to a storage facility. It is the largest gas storage facility in the UK, able to meet approximately 10% of the UK's current peak day demand and to inject and store a large volume of gas.

Commencement Date: 29.06.2012

Concept Solutions People Ltd


With over 50 years’ experience in IT infrastructure and networking, Concept Solutions People Ltd have built a solid reputation on providing innovative answers to business challenges. Concept Solutions People Ltd designs, installs, and provides client ownership of private dark fibre circuits, working in partnership with health and education, local authorities and other multi-site organisations.It is Concept Solutions People Ltd goal to make fibre optic connectivity a viable solution for organisations throughout the UK by allowing access to and ownership of bespoke dark fibre connectivity.

Commencement Date: 26.03.2014



CLH Pipeline System (CLH-PS) Ltd is an oil product logistics company wholly owned by CLH that carries out its activities in the United Kingdom. CLH-PS provides its services to several military facilities and some of the main airports in the United Kingdom. It is the main fuel pipeline and storage facility network in the UK.

Commencement Date: 11.05.2015



ConocoPhillips are the world’s largest independent exploration and production company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. They explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. A commitment to safety, operating excellence and environmental stewardship guide our operations in 30 countries.

Commencement Date: 07.03.2005



Cadent Gas Limited own, operate and maintain the largest gas distribution network in the UK, transporting gas safely, providing people with the energy they need to stay safe and warm, and protecting them in an emergency.

Commencement Date: 04.03.2008

cng services limited


CNG Services Ltd (CSL) provides design, build and project management services for new gas pipelines, CNG filling stations, biomethane to grid plants and onshore natural gas processing plants.

Commencement Date: 29.07.2019



Drax Group’s ambition is to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future. Its 2,600-strong staff operate across three principal areas of activity – electricity generation, electricity sales to business customers and compressed wood pellet production.

Commencement Date: 23.01.2019



Diamond Transmission Corporation was established to fulfil Mitsubishi Corporation’s corporate principles – Corporate Responsibility to Society and Global Understanding through Business – by delivering renewable energy to society. They continue to operate offshore transmission lines to provide the infrastructure for the growing offshore windfarm market in Europe.

Blue Transmission is a 50/50 consortium of 3i and Diamond Transmission Corporation. Blue Transmission is owner of four OFTO projects in the UK, totalling 1.3GW of transmission capacity.

Diamond Transmission Partners is a 50/50 consortium of DTC and HICL Infrastructure PLC (‘HICL’). Diamond Transmission Partners is the owner of three OFTO projects in the UK totalling 1.1GW of transmission capacity.

Commencement Date: 08.04.2020



EnQuest is an oil and gas production and development company, using its differential capabilities to create value from investing safely in maturing and underdeveloped oil and gas assets.

Commencement Date: 22.11.2017



ESB is a power generation company which has recently built Carrington power station. The power station is a combined cycle gas turbine facility capable of producing a total output of 880MW and is situated at Carrington to the West of Manchester. Gas is transported at high pressure via a pipeline which is connected to the National Grid high pressure gas network at Partington.

Commencement Date: 17.12.2013



EirGrid plc is a leading Irish energy business, dedicated to the provision of transmission and market services for the benefit of electricity consumers. It is a state-owned commercial company.

Commencement Date: 01.06.2013



Electricity North West owns, operates and maintains the North West’s electricity distribution network, connecting 2.4 million properties, and more than 5 million people in the region to the National Grid.

Commencement Date: 15.08.2012



E.ON UK is one of the UK’s leading power and gas companies and part of the E.ON group, an international privately-owned energy supplier, in future focusing entirely on renewables, energy networks and customer solutions. E.ON UK supplies electricity and gas to around five million residential and business customers and is committed to helping its customers use and pay for no more energy than they need.

Commencement Date: 01.07.2006



ESP Utilities Group Ltd operates gas and electricity infrastructure networks across Britain, chiefly through its ES Pipelines Ltd and ESP Electricity Ltd subsidiaries. ES Pipelines is the UK’s market leader in extending the national gas network to communities and businesses, while ESP Electricity operates electricity networks primarily for new-build developments and the industrial and commercial sectors.

Commencement Date: 01.06.2013

essar energy


Essar Energy is a world-class, low-cost, integrated energy company focused on India and well-positioned to capitalise on India’s rapidly growing energy demand. With an established track record, and US$16 billion of assets across the power and oil and gas industries.

Commencement Date: 10.01.2006



Esso, one of the UK’s leading energy suppliers and operators of their own pipeline network delivering fuels from Fawley refinery to depots in London, Bristol and the Midlands.

Commencement Date: 01.08.2003

EP Langage Limited

EP Langage Limited

EP Langage Limited previously known as Centrica Energy.

Commencement Date: 01.10.2007

Frontier Power


Frontier Power will be protecting the West of Dutton Sands (WoDS) OFTO which comes to land in Lancashire.

Frontier Power were formed in 2009 and the business has racked up some impressive successes in its core asset management and operational businesses with over £1.1bn of UK Offshore Transmission assets now in their operational control.

Commencement Date: 23.03.2020



LinesearchbeforeUdig is pleased to announce our new member Fulcrum Pipelines Limited (FPL) as of 20/06/2016

Fulcrum is a multiple award winning, independent utilities infrastructure organisation, providing technical engineering, design, project management, consultancy and audit services across gas and multi-utility connections. Fulcrum Pipelines Limited (FPL), owns and operates networks of gas pipelines and their related infrastructure.

Commencement Date: 20.06.2016

Gateshead Energy Company


Gateshead Energy Company is a new company, established and owned by Gateshead Council. The Gateshead District Energy Scheme is a pioneering energy project that will generate low-carbon heat and power locally for supply to public buildings, homes and businesses across Gateshead.

Commencement Date: 15.12.2016



Gamma has become one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK telecommunications market over the last few years. We are now one of the four largest network carriers of voice minutes in the UK, giving the size and scale that many of our channel partners need to offer to their customers.

Commencement Date: 01.06.2013



Gigaclear builds new, buried, full fibre broadband networks in rural areas. With more networks being built across many counties our buried infrastructure will provide ultrafast full fibre connectivity to hundreds of thousands of rural businesses and residents.

Commencement Date: 27.03.2017



GTT is committed to redefining enterprise communications, providing clients with the services and capabilities that drive productivity across their organizations. GTT is a Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects their clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT offer a comprehensive portfolio of wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services, which are backed with a superior service experience that is built on GTT’s core values of simplicity, speed and agility.

Commencement Date: 15.01.2018


Heathrow Aiport Ltd

Heathrow is the UK's premier international airport. Today, some 80 airlines fly direct to over 180 destinations worldwide with 78 million passengers per annum. Heathrow has become the world’s busiest international airport and the hub of the civil aviation world.

Commencement Date: 14.03.2019

humbly grove energy


Humbly Grove Energy owns and operates the Humbly Grove Oil Field, licence block PL116 near Alton, Hampshire. Natural gas and Oil has been produced from its facilities since the discovery in the early 80s. The company was acquired by PETRONAS in 2008 and currently employs 28 people. Since 1980 the field has produced in excess of 6 million barrels of oil and is forecasted to produce an additional 1 million barrels following the introduction of Gas storage.

Commencement Date: 01.12.2010



InterGen is a global power generation company with 11 power plants representing an equity share of 6,101 MW of production capacity. InterGen’s plants are located in the UK, the Netherlands, Mexico and Australia.

Commencement Date: 04.03.2008



IGas Energy is a leading British oil and gas explorer and developer, producing approximately 3,000 barrels of oil and gas a day from over 100 sites across the country, with significant potential yet to be delivered from our assets. IGas has played a key role in Britain’s onshore energy production; safely exploring, developing and producing onshore oil and gas at our sites for over three decades.

Commencement Date: 01.12.2010



INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 15 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 51 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries throughout the world.

Commencement Date: 02.02.2007



The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is a integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day serving the central area of the North Sea. Oil and gas liquids from over 50 offshore fields and St Fergus flow through pipelines into FPS

Commencement Date: 22.11.2017

invoyn enterprise


INOVYN Enterprises is a premier chemical company, at the heart of Europe's chemical industry. Its products find use in almost every aspect of modern society, keeping people housed, healthy and connected. INOVYN Enterprises is responsible for solution mining brine for INOVYN in Cheshire, UK. .

Commencement Date: 01.04.2010

mainline pipelines


Mainline Pipelines Ltd, which have recently had their majority shareholding purchased by Valero Energy Ltd, are part of one of the UK’s largest pipeline networks.

Commencement Date: 01.08.2003

Manchester Jetline


Manchester Jetline carries Jet A1 fuel from Backford to Manchester Airport in a buried pipeline via Plumley. The system has pumping, filtering and metering facilities and delivers fuel into the holding tanks which are owned and operated by the Airport.

Commencement Date: 01.08.2003



Marchwood Power operates a £380million natural gas-fired combined cycle (CCGT) power station. The facility uses the latest technology to ensure maximum energy efficiency and minimal impact on the environment. It is currently one of the most efficient power stations in the UK.

Commencement Date: 01.08.2008



ManxCable Company Limited are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the electrical interconnector cable between the Isle of Man and the UK.

Commencement Date: 01.05.2015



Melbourn Solar Limited is the UK’s leading solar energy company, Melbourn Solar has established a proven and unrivalled track record in the design, installation and management of solar PV projects across the country.

Commencement Date: 23.03.2017


Murphy Group

As relatively new entrants to the Independent Distribution Network Operator (IDNO) and Independent Gas Transporter (IGT) markets, their asset base will expand steadily over coming years and we look forward to working with them to ensure that both the assets and any ground-workers operating within their vicinity are well protected.

Commencement Date: 01.03.2019

national grid


National Grid own and maintain the high-voltage electricity transmission network and are the sole owner operator of gas transmission and infrastructure in the UK.

Commencement Date: 04.03.2008



RWE npower is a leading UK energy company and is part of the RWE Group, one of Europe’s leading electricity and gas companies.

Commencement Date: 02.07.2007



Northumbrian Water Groups supplies 2.7 million customers with water and waste water services in North East England, trading as Northumbrian Water, and 1.8 million customers with water services in Essex and Suffolk, trading as Essex & Suffolk Water.

Commencement Date: 27.02.2015



Previously known as DONG Energy. Ørsted is a renewable energy company that takes tangible action to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted will be at the heart of the energy transition in the UK, from generation and storage, through to providing smart energy solutions. .

Commencement Date: 06.07.2016



Oikos Storage is located on the north side of the Thames River estuary and is the only independently owned bulk liquid storage terminal able to deliver products safely and securely into two of the United Kingdom’s key pipeline networks. The goal is to be the pre-eminent bulk liquid storage facility in the United Kingdom.

Commencement Date: 01.02.2010


Pimlico District Heating Undertaking (PDHU)

The Pimlico District Heating Undertaking (PDHU) is owned by Westminster City Council and managed by CityWest Homes. Built over 50 years ago to help combat London’s air pollution, the PDHU continues to be a crucial source of clean, affordable energy in the city. The PDHU is the UK’s first combined heat and power network and provides heating and hot water services to 3,256 homes, 50 commercial premises and 4 schools. “We are very pleased to improve both the protection of our assets and the safety of those people working in their vicinity by joining LSBUD” said Chris Richardson, Head of PDHU and Energy.

Commencement Date: 09.11.2017



Perenco is an independent oil & gas company with operations in 15 countries across the globe, ranging from Northern Europe to Africa and from South America to Southeast Asia. Perenco is involved in operations both onshore and offshore.

Commencement Date: 02.02.2007



Petroineos Trading Limited supplies crude oil and offers fuel marketing services. The company is based in London, United Kingdom. Petroineos Trading Limited operates as a joint-venture between PetroChina Co. Ltd. and INEOS Group, Ltd.

Commencement Date: 10.12.2015

portsmouth water


Portsmouth Water has been supplying water to Portsmouth and the surrounding area since 1857 - The area supplied by the Company extends through South East Hampshire and West Sussex from the River Meon in the West to the River Arun in the East, encompassing 868km² and includes 3,300km of underground pipework.

Portsmouth Water provides high quality public water supplies to a domestic population exceeding 698,000, as well as many important industries, large defence establishments and varied commercial businesses.

Portsmouth Water’s Commercial Director, John Pickford, commented “We’re delighted to be joining the LSBUD family – Portsmouth Water has a longstanding reputation as a leader in customer service; by joining LSBUD we are able to improve that excellent service further by providing swift access to our asset location plans for customers and contractors alike. This will provide protection of critical assets, reducing 3rd party damage and most importantly, supporting a safe working environment”.

Commencement Date: 03.04.2020

premier transmission


Premier Transmission Limited (PTL) is the owner and operator of the Scotland to Northern Ireland natural gas transmission pipeline (SNIP). PTL also operates the Belfast Gas Transmission Pipeline (BGTP) on behalf of Belfast Gas Transmission Limited. The SNIP and the BGTP jointly form the Premier Transmission Pipeline System.

Commencement Date: 04.03.2008



RWE npower, part of the RWE Group, is a major UK energy company. Serving around 5.4 million residential and business customers with electricity, gas and energy services. Through RWE Generation, operating and managing a flexible portfolio of coal, oil, biomass and gas-fired power stations, producing more than 10% of the electricity used in Great Britain. They also manage a portfolio of cogeneration plant.

Commencement Date: 07.04.2011



SABIC, headquartered in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), is one of the world's top 6 petrochemical companies and is the largest non-oil company in the Middle East. SABIC is the world’s biggest producer of methanol, granular urea, mono-ethylene glycol, MTBE and engineering plastics, as well as number 3 global player in polyethylene and number 4 player in polyolefins and polypropylene.

Commencement Date: 10.01.2006



ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, a global energy company and world leader in wind energy with operations focused in the UK, US, Brazil, Mexico and Spain.

Commencement Date: 01.05.2007

sse networks


SSEN are responsible for maintaining the electricity networks supplying over 3.7 million homes and businesses across central southern England and north of the Central Belt of Scotland. They own one electricity transmission network and two electricity distribution networks, comprising 106,000 substations and 130,000 km of overhead lines and underground cables across one third of the UK.

Membership of LSBUD will enable SSEN to provide their asset location plans to the widest possible audience, ensuring that damages are minimised, workers are protected, and the supply of electricity is maintained.

SSEN Asset Data Manager David Green said: ‘We’re really pleased to be partnering up with LSBUD particularly because of their excellent track record in service delivery. At SSEN, it’s our top priority to provide a safe and reliable supply of electricity to the communities we serve. We truly believe that making the transition to LSBUD will enable us to continue doing this and provide a more efficient, safe and customer friendly service for all users.’

Commencement Date: 14.10.2019

sse telecoms


SSE Telecoms is one of the UK’s leading connectivity providers, operating a 12,000+km private telecoms network and 15 data centres that span the UK. Offering a wide range of products and integrated solutions including leading edge SD-WAN, Ethernet, Optical and dark fibre services.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms has a diverse range of customers from large Enterprises, Service Providers and the Public Sector

SSE Telecoms Asset Data Manager Leon Hobson said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for SSE Telecoms to partner up with LSBUD to increase awareness of SSE Telecoms’ fibre optic network and to keep our network safer from avoidable accidents. LSBUD have a proven track record of providing safe and secure service delivery and this is also at the heart of our business. At SSE Telecoms our top priority is to maintain the connectivity of our network to ensure our customers have a reliable network they can depend on.”

Commencement Date: 21.10.2019

sse utility solutions


SSE Utility Solutions delivers utility infrastructure solutions for significant private and public sector clients across residential, commercial and industrial markets in the UK – and has being doing so for over 10 years. They offer gas, electricity, water, heat and cooling services in one single operation, helping customers thrive in an industry driven by dynamic change.

SSE Utility Solutions are proud to have acquired a consistent record for safety, quality and reliability.

“Our commitment to safety and customer satisfaction is at the core of our business. We are excited to be starting our cooperation with LSBUD as this will enable us to deliver and improve on these targets. LSBUD have an excellent track record and can reach a wider audience providing a safe and reliable service that will benefit both our utility networks and customers.”

Commencement Date: 18.11.2019



Seabank Power Station in Severnside (near Bristol) is operated by Seabank Power Ltd (SPL) of which SSE is a 50% stakeholder. The gas-fired power station is currently made up of Seabank 1 and Seabank 2.

Commencement Date: 06.09.2012

ses water


SES Water is a water-only company supplying approximately 712,000 people in parts of Surrey, Sussex, Kent and south London. Their supply area covers 322 square miles, extending from Morden and South Croydon in the north to Gatwick Airport in the south and from Leatherhead and Dorking in the west to Edenbridge in the east. On average SES Water supplies 160 million litres of water a day which can rise to 260 million litres on a hot summer's day. 85% of raw water comes from underground with the remaining 15% from the River Eden which is stored in Bough Beech reservoir. The company has six main treatment works and over 2000 miles of water mains.
In its Business Plan for 2020 to 2025, SES Water has ambitious plans to cut leakage by 15% and maintain its industry-leading level of burst mains and interruptions to customers’ supplies.

Commencement Date: 30.09.2019



SGN manages the network that distributes natural and green gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses across Scotland and the South of England.

Commencement Date: 03.04.2017



Shell's Downstream business refines, supplies, trades and ships crude worldwide, manufactures and markets a range of products and produces petrochemicals for industrial customers.

Commencement Date: 21.05.2012


SSE Peterhead

SSE’s 16.5km 36 inch Major Accident Hazard Gas Pipeline is used to transport gas from the National Grid facility at St Fergus through to a pressure reduction station at Peterhead Power Station where after it supplies 3 x CCGT’s for the purpose of generating electricity.

Commencement Date: 08.06.2017

Tata Communications

Tata Communications

At the heart of your digital transformation lies their Tier-1 network. TATA Communications deliver over 25% of the world’s internet routes, while over 70% of the world’s mobile operators already use their network to connect to customers.

Commencement Date: 01.02.2018



TOTAL operate a number pipelines in the UK transporting petroleum products to customers.

Commencement Date: 21.06.2005. 01.07.2009 - Colwick



Transmission Capital Partners is an established originator, sponsor and asset manager in the transmission sector, with world leading experience and capability. In the UK, Transmission Capital Partners is a proven market leader in offshore electricity transmission.

Commencement Date: 06.09.2012


UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks is the country’s biggest electricity distributor, making sure the lights stay on for more than eight million homes and businesses across London, the South East and the East of England.

Commencement Date: 07.07.2017



Uniper are an international energy company with about 14,000 employees. We combine a balanced portfolio of technologically advanced large-scale assets with outstanding technical and commercial expertise. These assets and capabilities enable us to deliver bespoke, competitively priced energy products and services with agility, precision and speed.

Commencement Date: 01.07.2006



Vattenfall is one of the world's leading wind power companies. In 2013, Vattenfall's wind farms produced 1.8TWh of low carbon electricity, sufficient to supply well over 600,000 households (based on average domestic UK household consumption).

Commencement Date: 19.03.2015



Veolia has over 30 years’ experience in the packaged CHP market and it is firmly established as a leading manager of today’s CHP units. Their strategy focus is on green products and energy, helping consumers reduce their carbon footprint by investing more than £1 billion on new infrastructure between 2012 - 2018.

Commencement Date: 16.01.2017


Wales & West Utilities

Wales & West Utilities look after the pipes that keep the gas flowing to heat homes and power businesses across Wales and the south west of England. Their team of 1500 skilled engineers respond to gas emergencies, connect new homes and businesses and invest £2m a week, upgrading old metal gas pipes to new plastic ones.

Beverley Robinson, Connections Manager at Wales & West Utilities said: “We’re looking forward to working with LSBUD. Damaging gas pipes can be catastrophic - it might cause serious injury to you and others around you, as well as leaving you liable for the costs of repair, fines and fees which can be huge. “We work hard to look after our pipelines and keep the gas flowing, this will enhance the support we can provide groundworks and civils contractors, helping them and others easily access our plans at the same time as they search for other services in the area.”

Commencement Date: 03.12.2018



Western Power Distribution is the company responsible for electricity distribution in the Midlands, South West and Wales. Our business serves over 7.8 million customers and we employ over 6,000 members of staff to ensure the highest quality of service.

Commencement Date: 15.08.2012



Zayo delivers a full suite of lit services and dark fibre products to wireline and wireless customers, data centres, Internet content providers, high-bandwidth enterprises, and government agencies across its robust 81,000 route mile network. The company also offers 37 carrier-neutral colocation facilities across the US and France.

Commencement Date: 08.11.2014


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