5-9 October, 2015, Ostend, Belgium
5-6 October, Training Courses
7-8 October, Conference
9 October, Additional lecture



November 4-5, 2015
University of Denver, Denver, CO

Join top executives involved with building and operating oil and gas pipelines throughout North America for a two-day conference focused on innovative approaches and best practices for managing new construction, ensuring safety, improving efficiency and overcoming challenges from inside and outside the industry. Topics to be covered:

  • Collaborating with stakeholders
  • Business partnerships
  • Governmental oversight
  • Fostering innovation
  • Market outlook
  • Project delivery
  • Quality control
  • Land management
  • Repurposing pipelines

For complete details, please visit or
call +1 330 467 7588.

PPIM 2016

February 8-11, 2016

PPIM 2016 will once again bring together engineering management and field operating personnel from both transmission and distribution pipeline companies concerned with improved operations and integrity management. Read more...

POMME 2016

This major multi-track conference will bring together experts from within and outside the region to discuss some of the latest technologies and concepts for maintaining and operating oil and gas pipelines in the most efficient, cost-effective, and professional manner, while taking account of the environmental and other concerns of the communities through which they pass. Read more...


POMME 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...


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Distance-Learning Courses

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


Pipeline Integrity Management

Houston: November 2-4, 2015

Calgary: December 2-4, 2015

Defect Assessment Calculations Workshop

Houston: November 2-4, 2015

Calgary: December 2-4, 2015

Hydrostatic Testing of Pipelines

Houston: November 2-4, 2015

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.

Houston: November 4-6, 2015

Defect Assessment in Pipelines

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

Houston: November 4-6, 2015

Calgary: November 30-December 2, 2015

Managing Cracks and Seam Weld Anomalies on Pipelines

Houston: November 4-6, 2015

Onshore Pipeline Engineering

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

Houston: November 9-13, 2015

Practical Pigging Operations

Hands-on pigging operations using test loops, as well as classroom instruction, and full documentation.

Houston: November 9-13, 2015

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

Houston: November 9-11, 2015

Calgary: December 2-4, 2015

Deepwater Riser Engineering

Houston: November 9-13, 2015

Introduction to Pipeline Automation / SCADA and Leak Detection Systems

Houston: November 11-13, 2015

Subsea Pipeline Engineering

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

Houston: November 16-20, 2015

Subsea System Design & Project Execution

Houston: November 17-20, 2015

Stress Corrosion Cracking in Pipelines

Houston: November 19-20, 2015

Pipeline Pigging and Inspection

A comprehensive introduction to all aspects of utility and in-line inspection pigging.

Calgary: November 30-December 1, 2015

Geohazard Management for Pipeline Engineers

Calgary: December 3-4, 2015

View our complete course listing

What people are saying

"The course covered the risk assessment approach in a very comprehensive way."
– Alex Izadpanah,
Advanced Pipeline Risk Management, February 2015


"Pleasant, interactive, sincere and extremely knowledgeable are all qualities that help make an instructor good. Dr. Murray was great."
– Travis Hallam,
Pipeline Integrity Management, February 2015


"The instructor was excellent. I like that he pushed us hard to maximize value.
– Olin Valby,
Pipeline Integrity Management, February 2015

Event Calendar

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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
Three ways to buy:
Print Book | E-book
Print Book + E-book Combo

Subscribe to the Journal of Pipeline Engineering

Pipeline 27-book set

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...