EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT
But were afraid to ask
A comprehensive course on their formation, detection, assessment and mitigation –
from the mill to operations
Day 1-4: 9am-1:30pm Central Time
Dr Michael Beller has more than 28 years’ experience in the pipeline inspection industry. Having served in both technical and management positions with Preussag Pipeline Services, Pipetronix, PII and NDT Systems & Services, he is currently Director of Corporate Strategy - Pipelines with Rosen Technology & Research Center in Karlsruhe, Germany. Michael holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, and obtained his PhD in fracture mechanics. He has been involved with a large number of inspection projects all around the world, including on- and offshore inspection work. Michael has considerable experience as a presenter and trainer, and in lecturing. He has authored more than 75 papers on the subject of pipeline inspection and intelligent pigging, and is also co-author of a German reference book on pigging technology. Currently, Michael serves on a number of Technical Committees and is also a member of the editorial board of The Journal of Pipeline Integrity. He is a former president of the Pipeline Products and Services Association.
Dr Roger King has over 40 years’ experience of corrosion in the oil and gas, civil, and nuclear industries. He has specialist knowledge of sweet and sour corrosion and its prevention by chemical inhibition, monitoring of corrosion, microbiological corrosion and the design of efficient cathodic protection systems for flowlines, structures and seabed installations. He has been an independent consultant since September 1989, prior to which he was a founder member of the Corrosion and Protection Centre Industrial Service (CAPCIS) at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).