Glacier Energy Services boosts advanced non-destructive testing team with senior hire

GLACIER Energy Services has appointed industry-leading engineer Mr Alastair Gibbons to the senior operations team of its non-destructive testing (NDT) business, Professional Testing Services, boosting the firm’s leadership as it expands its use of advanced techniques.

Glacier Energy Services is the leading expert in the design, manufacture and repair & refurbishment of heat exchanger services to the energy industry with over 60 years experience.

Design & Manufacture

Using Aspentech’s exchanger design and rating software, the Glacier 's Heat Exchanger engineering team provides optimised thermal and mechanical design of shell and tube, and air-cooled heat exchangers. Adopting a consultative approach we can provide the solution to customers’ challenges and operational needs.  Taking into account process requirements, size constraints, classification society rules and material suitability, we can optimise the design efficiency of each asset, and deliver full value for money.  We also secure third party verification, certification, stage and final inspection requirements, including Lloyds Register, Bureau Veristas, DNV and ABS


Reverse Engineering

  • Full design and manufacture service
  • Process data revalidation
  • Upgrade materials
  • Certification
  • Exact fit replacement
  • Replacement and savings of OEM equipment
  • Tube bundle onsite extraction and replacement


Repair & Refurbishment

  • Tube plugging
  • Gasket face machining
  • Re-tubing
  • Shell and channel repairs or replacement
  • Weld, solder and braze repairs
  • Shot blast painting
  • Chemical cleaning
  • Internal surface repairs and re-lining
  • Pressure testing
  • Onsite re-tubing
  • Bolt tensioning
  • Individual tube inspection
  • Eddy current and Iris inspection
  • NDT inspection
  • Specialist protective coatings

Glacier can provide standardised, off-the-shelf equipment through to bespoke new-build or retrofit exchangers built to meet our customers' exact specifications.  We also offer a full repair, cleaning, overhaul and recertification service.

Our product range includes, but is not limited to:

  • Radiators
  • Plate Heat Exchangers
  • Motor Coolers
  • Charge Air Coolers
  • HVAC Coils
  • Fin Fan Coolers
  • Shell & Tube Coolers
  • Aluminium Coolers
Quality Assurance

Glacier's highly-trained teams ensure that every job is completed to the highest quality standard, with safety performance at the heart of every operation.

Our quality and safety associations and certifications include:

  • Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) compliance
  • ASME compliance
  • Heat exchanger maintenance flange compliance to PCCI 2013 code
  • MGI 10/18/19 standard qualified technicians
  • ISO 9001:2001 certification
Management Services

Glacier provides full project management support to its clients, seeing your project through the full design and build phase to completion.

Management services include: work pack preparation; offshore shutdown and intervention support; offshore site survey and reporting.

Our technicians are available on call, 24/7 to provide management support on or offshore.

Glacier's work pack support offering assists clients in the preparation of:

  • Turnaround and intervention campaigns
  • Operational procedures
  • Quality Assurance procedures
  • Risk assessments
  • Cost assessments
  • Tooling requirements


Contact Us

Aberdeen - 01224 515517 / 01224 592333

Birmingham - 0121 2389716