Natural Gas Utilities


d’Escoto, Inc. is a leader in natural gas utility pipeline inspection and consulting services. Our distinguished team delivers a comprehensive array of engineering consulting solutions and pipeline inspection to major clients spanning rural and urban areas. Our extensive portfolio encompasses working with transmission pipeline, distribution pipeline (including polyethylene plastic pipe), natural gas stations, storage facilities, and medium to high-pressure vaults.

What sets d’Escoto, Inc. apart is its industry-first business model, designed to prioritize safety, work quality, staff consistency, and overall project success. We adopt a hands-on approach, ensuring the project manager is involved at every stage of the project. The result is increased inspector retention, greater project oversight, enhanced client interaction, and ultimately, the safe and successful completion of every project.


Our experienced team holds important industry certifications and ensures the projects are completed safely and on schedule. Our inspection teams consist of the following:

  • Chief Inspectors
  • Chief Weld Inspectors
  • Certified Weld Inspectors
  • NACE Coating Inspectors
  • Cathodic Protection (CP) Inspectors
  • General/Utility Inspectors
  • Bore Inspectors
  • Materials Controls Inspectors
  • Office Managers
  • Compliance Quality Inspectors
  • Piping Field Coordinators
  • Restoration Field Coordinators
  • High Pressure Field Coordinator
  • Senior Field Operations Specialists


As part of the back-office support for our clients, the contract administration team provides information for bi-weekly invoicing and month end project accruals that is required for mandatory client and agency reporting. This extra work provides added value to the client allowing them to focus more closely on the project itself. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Providing total number of inspection hours by project by month
  • Providing projected inspection cost estimates by project for client monthly accruals
  • Providing weekly time and expense inspector spreadsheets via secure email for client approval signatures that accompany the invoice
  • Providing information related to open invoices at end of client’s fiscal year