Following the success of the Forums in 2011, 2013, and 2015, our 2017 Unpiggable Pipelines Solutions Forumcontinues with the objective of addressing capabilities and guidance concerning tools for corrosion and mechanical damage inspection of 'unpiggable' oil, gas and hazardous liquids pipelines. The focus will be on the capabilities of existing technologies as well as those in research and development. Read more...

January 29 - February 1, 2018

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. Read more...


POMME 2018


April 23-26, 2018

POMME 2018 will bring together experts from within and outside the region to discuss some of the latest technologies and concepts for maintaining and operating oil and gas pipelines in the most efficient, cost-effective, and professional manner, while taking account of the environmental and other concerns of the communities through which they pass. Read more...

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Steel pipe rehabilitation for further use after field operation or long-term storage
Posted on Wednesday May 17, 2017

This paper discusses the procedure for rehabilitating large-diameter pipes in stationary in-plant...

Program released for UPSF 2017
Posted on Wednesday May 17, 2017

The program for the Unpiggable Pipeline Solutions Forum (UPSF), taking place 14-15 June in...

TAP celebrates first year of construction
Posted on Wednesday May 17, 2017

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has celebrated one year since construction started on the...

Gazporm starts construction on new offshore pipeline
Posted on Wednesday May 17, 2017

Construction has started on the 900-km TurkStream pipeline that will supply the Turkish network...

Australian pipeline project secures construction approval
Posted on Wednesday May 17, 2017

A 622-km natural gas pipeline in Northern Australia has secured a construction and pipeline...

Vacuworx promotes long-time employee
Posted on Wednesday May 17, 2017

Vacuworx has promoted long-time employee Brian Hall to the position of International Product...

Enbridge announces largest project in its history
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

Enbridge has announced the largest project in its history, the Line 3 Replacement Program (L3RP),...

NextDecade signs agreement with GE Oil & Gas
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

NextDecade has entered into an agreement with GE Oil & Gas to advance liquefied natural gas...

Transneft Diascan signs MoU with Argentinian Province
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

Transneft Diascan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Oil and Gas...

Energy Transfer merger affects Dakota Access Pipeline
Posted on Monday May 01, 2017

Energy Transfer Partners has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Sunoco Logistics, completing a...


Inspection of Challenging Pipelines

Course will provide an in-depth introduction into the inspection of challenging pipelines.

Houston: June 12-13

Unpiggable Pipeline Solutions Forum 2017

Houston: June 14-15

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: July 18-19

Calgary: December 6-7

Pipeline Integrity Management

Course provides a sound review of Pipeline Integrity Management strategies, in compliance with regulatory requirements, including self assessment. This course can be attended in person or online in Houston.

Houston: September 11-13

Calgary: December 5-7

Pipeline Regulations & Compliance

Reviews major compliance requirements of DOT regulations affecting the operation of gas and hazardous liquids pipelines.

Houston: September 12-13

Pipeline Defect Assessment Workshop

Participants will become comfortable performing and reviewing a wide variety of anomaly assessment methodologies and will understand when to best apply them within an Integrity Management Program.

Houston: September 13-14

Hydrostatic Testing of Pipelines

Course will cover a wide range of topics related to hydrostatic testing of pipelines for gas and hazardous liquid service for both in-service and new construction according to CFR 49 Parts 192 and 195. This course can be attended in person or online in Houston.

Houston: September 14-15

Calgary: December 5-6

Defect Assessment in Pipelines

Explains current defect-assessment methods and how to translate into maintenance decisions. This course can be attended in person or online in Houston.

Houston: September 25-27

Managing Cracks and Seam Weld Anomalies on Pipelines

Course will provide an integrated, data-driven approach for addressing these forms of cracking and seam-weld anomalies. This course can be attended in person or online in Houston.

Houston: September 28-29

Calgary: December 6-7

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MACAW's Encyclopedia of Pipeline Defects
Second Edition
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Field Guide to Internal Corrosion Mitigation and Monitoring for Pipelines

This book is intended to help oil and gas pipeline operators, corrosion professionals, integrity experts and risk management practitioners assess, control, and manage the effects of internal corrosion on pipeline systems, thus improving the safety, reliability and integrity of their operations. Read more...

Pipeline Integrity Management Systems: A Practical Approach

The contents of this book follow the PIMS process having each applicable chapter use a PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT (PDCA) process, multiple examples from authors’ experiences, and several graphs and tables. Read more...

An Introduction to Pipeline Pigging, 12th Edition

An Introduction to Pipeline Pigging, 12th Edition Here is a straightforward description and explanation of pipeline pigs and their capabilities. Read more...

NACE Corrosion Engineer's Reference Book
NACE Corrosion Engineer's Reference Book, 4th Edition

The objective of the NACE Corrosion Engineer’s Reference Book is to provide scientists, engineers, technologists, and students with useful and important information and data on corrosion investigation and control. The book is designed to be carried with the user so that the contents are readily available.  Print Book

Pipeline Risk Assessment: The Definitive Approach and Its Role in Risk Management
Pipeline Risk Assessment: The Definitive Approach and Its Role in Risk Management
Presents the definitive approach to assessing risks from pipelines—an approach that overcomes the limitations of previous methodologies. Read more...

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