5012 Washington St. W. Charleston, WV 25313

Our History

A History Of Quality Service

R L Laughlin was established in September of 1970 by Ron and Patricia Laughlin. Ron had extensive experience in natural gas measurement (meter technician, gas accounting and manager of gas measurement), gas drilling, pipeline, compressor stations, production, well operation and domestic service. His goal was to start a business offering unparalleled customer service and measurement accuracy.

Patricia had worked 12 years for the IBM Corporation gaining valuable computing and business experience. She shared the dream and together they started what would become one of the premiere gas service businesses in the eastern United States. The IT and accounting departments are her responsibility and she has been instrumental in the development of the company's software programs.

They attribute the firm's success to their integrity, accountability and client satisfaction. The company has grown from just the two of them to a spacious office facility in Charleston, West Virginia, as well as field offices, and 50+ employees, including field technicians in many states.

They have surrounded themselves with supervisors and employees who are dedicated to customer service and accurate gas measurement reporting. In 2009, operational management was handed over to David Canterbury, with the Laughlins remaining as owners and advisors. With many years in the oil and gas industry and experienced in field work as well as measurement theory and management, David is determined to lead the company toward continued growth, while maintaining the reputation for quality and customer service so long associated with R L Laughlin.

Our Founders, Ron & Patricia Laughlin

R L Laughlin is your complete natural gas measurement outsourcing solution. From the field to the office, we handle it all, and we help you determine the best measurement practices and actions.

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