FPP 2014

October 21-24, 2014
Berlin, Germany

This international conference and its accompanying exhibition will cover a wide range of issues concerning pipeline rehabilitation, ranging from the initial stages of evaluation of a pipeline's condition to the steps required to undertake rehabilitation of the structure to ensure its continued fitness-for-purpose and prolong its economic lifetime. Read more...


PPIM 2015

February 9-12, 2015
Houston, Texas

The industry's only forum devoted exclusively to pigging for maintenance and inspection, as well as pipeline integrity evaluation and repair, this event will draw engineering management and field operating personnel from both transmission and distribution companies concerned with improved operations and integrity management. Call for papers.


UPSF 2015

Houston, Texas

Following the success of the Forums in 2011 and 2013, our 2015 Forum continues with the objective of addressing capabilities and guidance concerning tools for corrosion and mechanical damage inspection of ‘unpiggable’ oil, gas and hazardous liquids pipelines. Call for papers.


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Distance-Learning Courses

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


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

Houston: November 10-12, 2014

Houston: February 9-10, 2015

Pipeline Integrity Management

Houston: November 10-12, 2014

Calgary: December 3-5, 2014

Houston: February 9-10, 2015

Onshore Pipeline Engineering

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

Houston: November 10-14, 2014

Newcastle: March 2-6, 2015

Inspection of offshore pipelines and tubular structures

Houston: November 10-12, 2014

Practical Pigging Operations

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

Houston: November 10-14, 2014

Subsea Production Systems Engineering

Provides an overview of all of the key processes, technologies and equipment that comprise contemporary subsea production developments.

Houston: November 11-14, 2014

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 12-14, 2014

Houston: February 9-10, 2015

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: November 13-14, 2014

Houston: February 9-10, 2015

Defect Assessment in Pipelines

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

Houston: November 17-19, 2014

Calgary: December 1-3, 2014

Houston: February 9-10, 2015

Newcastle: March 3-5, 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 17-21, 2014

Aberdeen: February 23-27, 2015

Deepwater Riser Engineering

Houston: November 17-21, 2014

Managing Cracks and Seam Weld Anomalies on Pipelines

Houston: November 18-19, 2014

Houston: February 9-10, 2015

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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

Hydrocarbon Liquid Transmission Pipeline and Storage Systems: Design and Operation
Hydrocarbon Liquid Transmission Pipeline and Storage Systems: Design and Operation
M. Mohitpour, M.S. Yoon,
J.H. Russell

This comprehensive professional reference book and training tool covers hydrocarbon liquid pipeline systems, including pipeline and appurtenances design, hydraulics design, pumping, and storage/terminal facilities designs.
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...

Fracture Mechanics, Third EditionFracture Mechanics,
Third Edition
Now in its third edition, this book is established as the most comprehensive guide to fracture mechanics available. 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

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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...