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Isolation services for oil and gas pipelines

Company overview

STATS Group is a market leader in the supply of pressurised pipeline isolation, hot tapping and plugging services to the global oil, gas and petrochemical industries.

Founded in 1988 and based in Aberdeen, STATS operates through a network of operational bases, branch offices and partners.


STATS has experienced rapid growth since BGF first backed the business in 2012. We have developed from a successful UK company into an international business of scale, operating across multiple regions, with a global reputation for excellence in the energy industry. BGF provided us with the strategic funding support required to move our business into the next gear and has been with us every step of the way...

Leigh Howarth, CEO of STATS

Company information

Head office
  • Aberdeen
  • Leigh Howarth
  • Graeme Coutts
BGF office
BGF team
Investment date
  • Mar 2012 - Aug 2023
Total BGF investment
  • £16 million