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NEL is a global centre of excellence for flow measurement and fluid flow systems and is the National Measurement Institute responsible for the UK's National Flow Measurement Standards. As an international technology services organisation and provider of pipeline fluid management services to the global petroleum industry, NEL has an impressive track record in the development, design and application of new technologies.

NEL is a trading name of TUV SUD Ltd, a company of the TÜV SÜD Group, an international service organisation with over 24,000 employees in more than 800 locations worldwide.

NEL Latest News

Global first for NEL's new 2D flow visualization technology
NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, is the first laboratory in the world to invest in 2D flow visualization technology, as part of its continual programme to deliver industry-leading test facilities.
02 Mar 2018

NEL launches JIP to address heavy oil challenges in the oil & gas sector
NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to meet an urgent industry requirement to address the challenges of accurately measuring highly viscous, multiphase flows.
20 Nov 2015

Ageing gas fields costing North Sea operators £700million
Research from NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, reveals that the North Sea oil and gas sector could be misreporting over £700million per year.
24 Jul 2015

NEL invests £1m in UK’s foremost High Pressure Calibration Facility
NE L is investing £1million to create the UK’s only flow meter calibration facility capable of testing at significantly elevated pressures and temperatures.
02 Jul 2015

NEL Research Reveals Inaccurate Meter Calibration is Costing the O&G Industry
New research from NEL, the custodian of the UK's National Flow Measurements Standards, has revealed that the use of live fluids to test and calibrate multiphase flow meters increases measurement uncertainty by up to seven per cent. This inaccuracy could represent a potential financial mis-measurement of up to $36million per year for a well measured with a single multiphase meter.
21 Nov 2014

NEL to lead to Improve Multiphase Flow Measurement
A European consortium, led by NEL in the UK, has been awarded a three year research project to establish a reference measurement network and standards aimed at improving the accuracy of subsea multiphase flow measurement for the oil and gas industry.
19 Dec 2013

NEL's MeterVue for remote witness calibration
NEL launches MeterVue, a web-based service which allows engineers to remotely witness calibration tests at NEL''s laboratories in real time.
31 Oct 2013

NEL's MeterVue service offers first step in oil & gas meter calibration utopia
NEL launches MeterVue, a web-based service which allows engineers to remotely witness calibration tests at NEL''s laboratories in real time.
24 Oct 2013

NEL Launches UK''s first multi-service Erosion Testing Facility
NEL has invested £250,000 in a new Erosive Flow Centre at its Glasgow base. The facility is the first in the UK to offer the complete range of erosive flow services, including flow testing, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), operation and performance assessment.
16 Aug 2013


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