Fiscal metering of natural gas - advanced course (3 days)

Three day training course regarding best practices in design and operation of fiscal metering stations.

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Irene Heunks Irene Heunks
Manager Energy Academy
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Training Information

  • Duration:

    3 days

  • Additional information:

    If the introductory course is taken with the 'advanced training course on Fiscal metering of natural gas (3 days)' which follows straight afterwards there is a discount of € 250 and the combined cost of both courses is € 2950.

Course dates

February 25-27, 2020
3 days
Groningen, the Netherlands
EUR 2400
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Course description
Since the Netherlands adopted natural gas in the 1960s, DNV GL has been involved in the design and operation of natural gas metering stations. This three day training course provides in-depth insight into all aspects of fiscal metering and includes a site visit to a large custody transfer station. It helps you to design and operate accurate and reliable metering stations with low levels of measurement uncertainty. You will find out how to minimise systematic errors, learn to judge whether the company that measures your natural gas usage is generating accurate data and push your gas balance to equilibrium. 

After attending, you will have gained both practical and theoretical knowledge. You will understand the principles of designing and operating fiscal metering systems for natural gas and you will be fully aware that designing an accurate measurement system not only requires sound knowledge of metering techniques, but also practical experience of do's and don'ts. 

For this advanced training course, it is recommended that participants possess a basic knowledge of gas, gas flow metering and gas quality metering principles. If all this is relatively new ground, we recommend that you attend the introductory course as well. The courses can be taken consecutively, as the introductory course is always planned the day before the advanced course begins.  

We also have a one day introduction to Wet gas metering and sales gas allocation course, always conducted the day after the three day advanced course. More information can be found in our brochure.

On request, DNV GL can also provide an in-house training course in the English or Dutch language (content, location and duration of the course can be adapted to the client's wishes). Please contact us for more information.


  • Best practices in gas flow measurement
  • Best practices in gas quality measurement
  • Metering policy
  • International standards and new developments
  • Site visit to a large custody transfer station (*)
  • Visit to DNV GL's analytical laboratory, dry gas flow calibration laboratory and multiphase flow test loop (*) 
  • Q&A
(*) Only applicable to training held in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Target group
Metering managers, metering engineers, design engineers, station operators, service staff and inspectors of fiscal metering stations.

Combined course discount
If the advanced course is taken with the 'introduction to Fiscal metering of natural gas course' there is a discount of € 250 and the combined cost of both courses is € 2950.

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The “Advanced training course on Fiscal metering of natural gas” gives a good awareness of: applicable measurements (Flow, Pressure, Temperature, Composition), metering systems, necessary skills and organization structures.’’
Roger Hornesch,
  • Utility Measurement & Settlement Engineer / Officer
  • Utility Support Group (USG) B.V.
It was a useful educative course, covering all aspects of Fiscal Metering"
Geert Roekevisch,
  • TAQA Energy B.V.