Meter reading and installation

Gas meter readers

Gas meter readers are responsible for reading gas meters (including any volume conversion systems fitted) to an agreed programme and transferring the data collected to the relevant parties.

Ofgem Approved Meter Installers (OAMI)

Any person or organisation that wishes to install a gas meter must be approved to do so. This approval and registration was formerly undertaken by Ofgem but is now managed as part of the Supply Point Administration Agreement.

The documents on this page are provided for archive purposes.

Publications and updates

  • Published: 27th Mar 2017
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
The Ofgem Approved Meter Installers (OAMI) list catalogues the participants in the OAMI scheme.

  • Published: 13th Jan 2010
  • Guidance
  • 1 Associated documents
These are guidance notes to be used in conjunction with the OAMI Registration form available on the Ofgem website.

  • Published: 4th Jan 2010
  • Open letters and correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
This letter provides information on the outcome of the tender for a new Service Provider for the OAMI scheme.

  • Published: 17th Aug 2009
  • Open letters and correspondence
  • 1 Associated documents
This letter provides information on the forthcoming tender for a new Service Provider for the OAMI scheme.

  • Published: 27th Mar 2007
  • Other
  • 1 Associated documents
Code of Practice for Low Pressure Diaphragm and Electronic Meter Installations with Badged Meter capacities not exceeding 6 m3/hr (212 ft3/hr).

  • Published: 27th Mar 2007
  • Other
  • 1 Associated documents
Code of Practice for Low Pressure Diaphragm and Rotary Displacement Meter Installations with Badged Meter capacities exceeding 6 m3/hr (212ft3/hr) but not exceeding 1076 m3/h (38,000 ft3/hr).

  • Published: 27th Mar 2007
  • Other
  • 1 Associated documents
Code of Practice for all Higher Pressure and all other Low Pressure Meter Installations not covered by COP/1a or COP/1b

  • Published: 5th Feb 2004
  • Decisions
  • 1 Associated documents
Factsheet - Meter Approval and Verification.

  • Published: 5th Feb 2004
  • Other
  • 1 Associated documents
Factsheet - Meter Accuracy and Billing Dispute.