NGOC 2016

August 30-31, 2016


This two-day technical conference will cover all aspects of gas system odorization, from the basics to new technologies, system monitoring and measurement, formulations, case studies, practical application, troubleshooting, regulatory compliance, and legal/liability aspects. Read more...

November 15-16, 2016
University of Denver


The 2nd Annual Pipeline Leadership Conference will bring together top executives involved in building and operating oil and gas pipelines throughout North America. The event will bring together thought leaders to discuss innovative approaches and best practices for managing new construction, ensuring safety, improving efficiency and overcoming challenges from inside and outside the industry. Read more...

PPIM 2017

February 27 - March 2, 2017


The industry's only forum devoted exclusively to pigging for maintenance and inspection, as well as pipeline integrity evaluation and repair will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Marriott Marquis Hotel in 2017. This event will draw engineering management and field operating personnel from both transmission and distribution companies concerned with improved operations and integrity management. Read more...



Following the success of the Forums in 2011, 2013, and 2015, our 2017 Unpiggable Pipelines Solutions Forumcontinues with the objective of addressing capabilities and guidance concerning tools for corrosion and mechanical damage inspection of 'unpiggable' oil, gas and hazardous liquids pipelines. The focus will be on the capabilities of existing technologies as well as those in research and development. Read more...

Industry News

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MoU signed for TransCanada’s Energy East Pipeline
Posted on Thursday July 21, 2016

TransCanada has joined four pipeline unions and contractors to sign the Memorandum of...

Shawcor awarded Tuxpan Pipeline coating contract
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG) has awarded the Shawcor pipe coating group a US$231...

Kinder Morgan partners with Riverstone on Utopia Pipeline
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

Kinder Morgan has decided to sell 50 per cent equity interest in the Utopia Pipeline Project to...

TransCanada challenges Obama’s decision on Keystone XL
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

TransCanada has decided to challenge the US Government’s decision to deny a Presidential Permit...

Southern Company acquires stake in SNG pipeline
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

Southern Company has acquired a 50 per cent equity interest in the Southern Natural Gas (SNG)...

ETE terminates Williams merger
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) has terminated its merger agreement with The Williams Company...

TDW designs unique EMAT
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

TD Williamson (TDW) has produced what it says is the market’s first 10-inch electromagnetic...

INFICON leak detector improves gas surveys
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

The new INFICON IRwin methane-leak detector and probe system improves the reliability of...

PTC sets date for 2017 conference
Posted on Wednesday July 13, 2016

The date for Europe’s next pipeline technology conference has been set and presentation...

Obama approves PIPES Act 2016
Posted on Wednesday June 29, 2016

A new bill to protect the future of the US’ expansive pipeline network has been approved by...



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Distance-Learning Courses

Pipeline Integrity Assessment
A self-paced learning and reference resource (advanced level)


Natural Gas Odorization International Conference & Exhibition

Houston: August 30-31

Defect Assessment in Pipelines

Explains current defect-assessment methods and how to translate into maintenance decisions.

Houston: September 7-9

Bogota, Colombia: November 15-17

Calgary: December 5-7

Pigging & In-line Inspection

Designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of utility and in-line inspection pigging.

Houston: September 12-13

Calgary: December 5-6

Pipeline Defect Assessment Workshop

Houston: September 12-13

Bogota, Colombia: November 17-18

Calgary: December 7-9

Pipeline Repair Methods, Hot Tapping, and In-Service Welding

Houston: September 12-14

Onshore Pipeline Engineering

A comprehensive, formal introduction to all aspects of pipeline engineering.

Houston: September 12-16

DOT Pipeline Safety Regulations - Overview and Guidelines for Compliance

Reviews major compliance requirements of DOT regulations affecting the operation of gas and hazardous liquids pipelines.

Houston: September 14-15

Pipeline Integrity Management

Houston: September 14-16

Calgary: December 5-7

Subsea Pipeline Engineering

A complete and up-to-date overview of the field, from pre-design phase, design, construction, installation, operation and maintenance.

Houston: September 19-23

Hydrostatic Testing of Pipelines

Houston: November 14-15

Stress Corrosion Cracking in Pipelines

Houston: November 14-15

Inline Inspection of Pipelines

Bogota, Colombia: November 15-16

Managing Cracks and Seam Weld Anomalies on Pipelines

Houston: November 16-18

Calgary: December 7-9

Introduction to Pipeline Automation / SCADA and Leak Detection Systems

Houston: November 16-18

Advanced Pipeline Risk Management

Workshop is designed to equip attendees with the information and the know-how to set up and implement a comprehensive risk management program for pipelines.

Bogota, Colombia: November 15-16

Calgary: December 7-9

Geohazard Management for Pipeline Engineers

Calgary: December 8-9

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(through September 5, 2016)



Oil and Gas Pipelines: Integrity and Safety Handbook
This new book presents a comprehensive and detailed reference guide on the integrity and safety of oil and gas pipelines, both onshore and offshore. Read more...

Pipeline Risk Assessment: The Definitive Approach and Its Role in Risk Management
Pipeline Risk Assessment: The Definitive Approach and Its Role in Risk Management
Presents the definitive approach to assessing risks from pipelines—an approach that overcomes the limitations of previous methodologies. Read more...

Pipeline Rules of Thumb
Just Published! MACAW's Encyclopedia of Pipeline Defects
Illustrates the range of defects that may be encountered in high-pressure steel pipelines and their pipeline coatings. Read more...

Pipeline Rules of Thumb
New Edition! Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook, 8th Edition
E McAllister
Presented in easy-to-use, step-by-step order, this is a quick reference for day-to-day pipeline operations. Read more...



Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Technology
Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Technology,
4th Edition
John Tiratsoo
This book provides an overview of some of the latest thinking and achievements in the area of pigging technology and integrity management. Read more...
Three ways to buy:
Print Book | E-book
Print Book + E-book Combo

Pipeline Pigging Handbook eBookPipeline Pigging Handbook eBook
Jim Cordell,
Hershel Vanzant

This hugely popular reference is now available in e-Book (PDF) format. Read more...

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Pipeline IntegrityEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pipeline Integrity
Reference guide to the broad range of topics that fall under the umbrella of "pipeline integrity."
"This is one of the most useful books on the subject I’ve ever seen."
  -Iain Colquhoun, Chief Engineer,
    National Energy Board of Canada
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About Clarion Technical Conferences

Clarion is a provider of training courses, technical conferences, books, and technical journals for engineers and technical management within the oil and gas production and pipeline transportation industries, both on- and offshore.


Today, managers at all levels must have a solid understanding of technical operations and a firm grasp on management issues and technologies that are available to improve operational performance, safety, and reliability. Clarion's products provide this knowledge and expertise on a continuous worldwide basis through the Clarion Technical Conferences group and its affiliate, Clarion Technical Publishers.


The PIPE is the international membership organization for those who work in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of oil and gas pipelines as well as those with an interest in the development of pipelines for the transportation of captured CO2. The PIPE provides an essential network of contact and information exchange for its membership. Read more...