Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference
plus Training Courses and Exhibition
George R. Brown Convention Center and the Marriott Marquis Hotel

February 18-19 February 20-22 February 19-21



Advanced Pipeline Risk Management

"The course was very informative in that it provided a wide variety of perspectives on Risk analysis and a comparison of the pros and cons of each."
J. Roberts

"The course was enjoyable and very thorough. I was initially concerned that there would be little applicability of the information for me (offshore focus) but I was quite wrong."
J. E.Hults, E.I.T.
Senior Specialist
Risk & Integrity Management

Defect Assessment in Pipelines

“Great Course! Teacher Phil Hopkins very patient and knowledgeable-explained difficult concepts very well.”

“appreciated the instructor's ability to answer technical, metallurgical's critical that the person teaching the course is able to do this, to expand on the concepts discussed beyond the information presented in the slides. Phil did a great job of this.”

“Surpassed my best expectations”

“I thoroughly enjoyed the content and the presentation. Hats off to Prof. Hopkins”
A. Ellison
Pipeline Integrity Coordinator
Centurion Pipeline L.P.

“Excellent class, good blend of teaching and student participation”
M. Odigie
Elf Petroleum Nigeria Limited

“Can't wait to take another class from Dr. Phil Hopkins.”
Cameron Nuss, System Engineer, Suncor Energy

“I've taken previous classes from Dr. Hopkins and fully enjoyed his presentations. I specifically look for classes from him.
Cameron Nuss, System Engineer, Suncor Energy

“Very knowledgeable lecturer. Excellent delivery of the material.
Tijani Elabor, National Energy Board

I enjoyed this training course a lot. I think that Dr. Phil Hopkins is a great teacher and delivered a great course.
Felipe Radilla, TransCanada

This is an excellent course which provides detailed information for assessment of a variety of defects. The instructor is very knowledgeable with great experience.
Zhenjin Zhu, Husky Energy

Phil is a very engaging speaker and very knowledgeable. I learned a lot and appreciate his approach to teaching with all the background info he provides.
Niteesha Falcon, Pipeline Integrity Engineer, TransCanada

Fracture Mechanics for Pipeline Engineers

“All material was well distributed … covered a great amount of material in a short time.”
Daniel Gutierrez, IMP Technical Leader, Dow Chemical

“Very well arranged and well presented.”
Thomas Windt-Jensen, Maersk Oil

“Very enlightening! The presentation contained very detailed information. The software is great … Good balance.”
Steven Axtell, Senior Metallurgist, Northern Natural Gas

“The course was great with a good explanation of fracture mechanics basics and the right level of content without diving into too much math. I really liked and appreciated the on-line option for attending the course. I was able to hear/see everything remotely with no issues. I especially liked how the instructor explained the basics of fracture mechanics. I had an idea but now I am much more comfortable with the math and procedure.”
Jason Wong, Chevron Products Company

Hydrostatic Testing of Pipelines

“Hands on. Real-world examples. Interactive. This course improved my understanding of the elements involved in the hydrostatic testing of pipelines.”
Ehren Koelsch

“Great presentation on several aspects of hydrotestin. Covered real-life examples. Great explanations on the physics behind fluids.”
Vera Idemudia, Integrity Engineer, DowDupont

“Hugely informative and eye-opening for me. I believe that I can much more effectively manage a project like this and will be able to ask the right questions of contractors and consultants in order to maximize the quality of any tests we choose to conduct.”
Brendan Eirich, ATCO Gas Transmission

“Having attended a number of pipeline training courses, this is among the best. The course was extremely well put together and very well presented.”
Justin Pabst, Staff Engineer, WBI Energy Transmission

“Great course. Will recommend more of our project managers attend.”
Jeff Wuenschel, Project Manager/Estimator, BlueFin Services

Inspection of Challenging Pipelines

“Very competent lecturers, good overview of possibilities for challenging inspections.”
Ole N. Mortensen, Business Manager, FORCE Technology

“Great course, packed full of good material. Very knowledgeable presenters.”
Greg Knopinski, Enbridge Gas Distribution

“Very good class on all inspection techniques, not just challenging-to-inspect lines.”
Chuck Bartunek, Andeavor Logisitcs

“The speakers had great knowledge and experience.”
Daniel Fortin, ATCO Gas Transmission

Introduction to Excavation Inspection & Applied NDE for Pipeline Integrity Assessment

“The course was an excellent overview of the tasks of a pipeline integrity engineer, reinforcing the confidence and intellect behind daily project decisions. It also provided a forum for recent developments in the industry, as well as share thoughts with others.”

Great topics and use of case studies and actual hands on NDE equipment... . Presenters were extremely knowledgeable and took the time to explain things. The hands on was great.
Brian Bruce

“Thanks to Jim and Rick for their professional teaching skills and for sharing all this knowledge. The class material was robust and explained very well.”
Elena Nikonova, Integrity Engineer, Southern Company Gas

“Exceptionally informative!
Jeremi Frazier, NDT Global

“A very comprehensive short course that gives a good overall picture of the process.”
Bruce Sirotiak, Acuren Inspection

“Great class and presenters...very knowledgeable and a lot of valuable experience.”
Richard Burns, Buckeye Partners

Managing Cracks, Dents & Seam Weld Anomalies in Pipelines

“Very good course and well taught; numerous takeaways to review and use to be a better operator.”
Erick Hallett

“Really informative and well organized. The presentation was high quality.”
Cassandra Stacey

Course content was very informative and well presented.
Ross Adamson, Pipe Integrity Engineer, TransCanada

“The course was useful in understanding the fundamentals of crack management and assessment.”
Alex Brett, Rosen

Sergio put complex ideas and concepts into easy to learn analogies and examples.
Crystina Fisher, Supervisor, Southwest Gas

Pigging & In-line Inspection

“All instructors have a high level of knowledge and teach with confidence.”
Randall Heath

“Time well spent!! Very comprehensive and detailed. Do not change a thing!”
J. Ryman

“I came with very high expectations and was not disappointed. I have been presenting adult education for 10yrs. Very professional from introduction to closing ”
D. Hennerbichler

“Good speakers who know their stuff”
I. King

“Great overview of ILI tools and ILI program considerations.”
Rob Sterling, Senior Pipeline Engineer, Union Gas Limited

Pipeline Integrity Management

Pleasant, interactive, sincere and extremely knowledgeable are all qualities that help make an instructor good. Dr. Murray was great.
Travis Hallam

"The instructor was excellent. I like that he pushed us hard to maximize value.
Olin Valby

Excellent course! So much of the material applies to what I do at work. Alan is good speaker, funny and very knowledgeable.
Travers Schwarz

Great job! Very knowledgeable speaker. I thoroughly enjoyed the course.
Joe Teneyuque, Enginering Tech., Golden Pass LNG

Excellent instructor and class. I enjoyed it immensely.
David Vasnaik, SMUD

Excellent! The instructor kept things interesting throughout.
Jeff Hieber, Vice President, Business Development, Percheron, LLC

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

“Bill Bruce is an obvious expert on in-service welding. Confident delivery of presentation. I enjoyed learning from him.”
D. M. Halferty
Plains All American
Pipeline Integrity Specialist

“Great Course! Bill Bruce did an excellent job. I look forward to future courses”
P. Kenny
Welding Opeartions Lead
National Grid

“Found the information on Procedure Development & Qualification very useful for practical application”
C. Hartig
Sr. Specialty Engineer
Xcel High Pressure Gas

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Clarion Technical Conferences     Tiratsoo Technical

 Platinum Elite Sponsor


 Platinum Sponsors

Intero Integrity Services     Enduro

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 Silver Sponsors

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Supported by:

Pipelines International     Pipeline & Gas Journal     the In Line Inspection Association     Oil & Gas Journal     PRCI     PPSA     North American Pipelines Inspectioneering Latincorr