The Pipe Line Contractors Association (PLCA) is a 501(c)(6) trade association located in Arlington, Virginia.  We represent companies that are part of the U.S. oil and gas pipeline construction industry.  

The PLCA seeks to provide its Members the highest quality legal and advocacy services which in turn help Members to provide the highest quality construction and maintenance services to their customers with a focus on safety, quality, efficiency, training, environmental compliance, and community support.

A Storied History

Anticipating a dramatic increase in the need for a safe underground system of transportation of natural gas, petroleum, and petroleum products, representatives of 17 construction firms held a series of meetings in late 1947 and early 1948.  Their purpose?  To form a trade association...

Learn more