|February 9, 2009|
|7:30am||Registration & coffee|
|February 10, 2009|
Who should attend
The course is especially designed for project managers, engineers, maintenance and technical personnel responsible for pipeline integrity assurance, flow assurance, corrosion control, and safety.
Included with the course fee is a detailed set of lecture notes and tthe reference handbook Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Technology, 3rd Edition, by J.N.H. Tiratsoo (600pp hardcover - a $125 value) providing invaluable reference documents after the course.
Continuing Education Units
Upon completion of the course, participants will be eligible to receive 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Dr. Tom Bubenik is a Senior Principal Engineer at DNV GL, responsible for technically advising sections and personnel in the Pipeline Services Department. He joined DNV GL in January of 2004 to manage and grow the Pipeline Integrity Section. Here, he was responsible for development, management, and implementation of projects related to all aspects of pipeline integrity management, including but not limited to in-line inspection, stress corrosion cracking management, seam weld integrity, mechanical damage, etc. He is an internationally recognized subject matter expert in technologies related to in-line inspection and the effects of defects on pipeline integrity.
Mark Olson is Principal Engineer at DNV Columbus (formerly CC Technologies). He has over 20 years’ experience in pipeline integrity and inspection. Mark was one of the founders and also a president of PEI Pipeline Services, as well as a founder of Cornerstone Pipeline Inspection Group (CPIG), and Inspection Services manager for Baker Hughes PMG. Prior to entering the pipeline services field Mark spent 15 years working in pipeline design, maintenance, operation, and integrity for Chevron, ExxonMobil, and Marathon.
Jerry Rau is Director of Pipeline Integrity with Panhandle Energy, a major supplier of gas to markets in the South and Midwest. An active member of NACE and ASME, he has more than 35 years of experience in corrosion control and integrity issues. He has served on various technical committees and is chairman of the PRCI’s Pipeline Corrosion Committee.
Gary Smith is president of Inline Services, a Houston-based company specializing in pigging equipment and services. He has 27 years experience in the pipeline pigging industry, working in services such as commissioning and maintenance of pipelines as well as with designing and manufacturing pigging equipment.
Pigging for Operation and Maintenance
Designing and Implementing an In-line Inspection (ILI) Program
Post In-line Inspection Issues
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