Hydrostatic Testing of pipelines
Led by Gary Zunkel, PE
November 14-15, 2018: Houston
This course can be attended in-person or online
|Day 1:||7:30am - registration|
|8am to 5pm|
|Day 2:||8am to 5pm|
The course covers technical aspects of planning and conducting a hydrotest. It is designed to show engineers, project managers, integrity management, and operations personnel how to prepare for and execute a hydrostatic test. The scope will cover integrity reviews prior to testing through evaluation of test results. The focus is on testing with water, but testing with other media will be discussed.
A laptop is required for this course.
To provide attendees with necessary information for planning and conducting a successful hydrostatic test, whether it’s for initial service or retesting existing lines. Planning will cover review of integrity prior to testing through evaluation of test results. The course will focus on testing with water but testing with other medium will be discussed.
Gary Zunkel, PE, is the Senior Engineer of Pipeline Integrity with BlueFin in New Iberia, LA. He has been involved in the oil and gas industry for over 30 years with the last 10 years focusing on pipeline integrity management. He has been involved with over 200 pipeline tests; planning, managing, executing, and reviewing. In recent years, he has planned and conducted multiple, simultaneous tests on large diameter in-service pipelines for integrity verification.
The course is intended to cover the technical aspects of planning and conducting a hydrotest. It is designed for engineers, project managers, integrity management, and operations personnel to prepare for testing. The following topics will be covered:
Upon completion of the course, participants will be eligible to receive1.4 CEUs.