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Operations & Engineering 2016 Web Conference Series

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About this Series

This series of web conferences is intended to promote discussion, learning and knowledge about issues and potential improvements for natural gas facilities processes. It is intended to provide a technical foundation and stimulate thinking in anticipation of roundtables at the SGA Operating Conference.

Recordings

Each session will be recorded and access to the recordings will be provided to registrants shortly after each session.

 


 

Note that all times given below are Central Time, North America

Session 1: Monday, January 25, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM CT

OPERATIONAL INTEGRITY EXCELLENCE AND PIPELINE SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

  • Lessons from other industries
  • Regulations
  • Standards
  • Maturity models
  • Implementation of PSMS

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Presenter: Mark Hereth, Managing Director, Blacksmith / P-PIC

Playback the PHMSA Safety Management Systems Workshop - February 27, 2014

See other SGA initiatives regarding Pipeline Safety Management Systems

LiveStream WebCast Series fom SGA 2016 Operating Conference

 


 

Session 2: Monday, February 29, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM CT

BIG DATA ANALYTICS

  • What it is
  • How it can be exploited
  • Potential benefits and experiences particularly regarding pipeline safety applications

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Presenter: Dr. Natasha Balac, Data Insight Discovery

 


 
Session 3: Monday, March 28, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM CT

Due to schedule changes there will be no webinar on this date.

 


 

Session 4: Monday, April 25, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM 

PLANT SECURITY

  • Security threats (Physical, Cyber, Other utilities)
  • Prevention
  • Early warning and monitoring
  • Incident management

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Presenter: John Malaer, Spectra Energy


 

Session 5: Monday, June 27, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM CT

CONSTRUCTION QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

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Presenter: Melissa Gould, DNV GL

 


 

Session 6: Monday, August  29, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM  CT

IMPACT ON GAS SYSTEMS OF A CATASTROPHIC ELECTRICAL GRID FAILURE

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Presenter: Terry Boss, INGAA


 

Session 7: Monday, September 26, 20169:30 to 11:30AM  CT

MANAGEMENT OF CRACKING IN PIPELINES

  • Regulations and standards
  • Causes
  • Monitoring & assessment
  • Control & mitigation

 

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Presenter: Jim Marr, TransCanada


 

Session 8: Monday, October 31, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM  CT

USE OF DRONES IN PIPELINE INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT

  • Electrical transmission line and tower inspections
  • Pipeline bridge and river crossings inspections
  • LNG tank inspections
  • Storm damage assessments
  • Vegetation management
  • Wind turbine blade inspections

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Presenter: Eileen Lockhart, Xcel Energy

 


 

Session 9: Monday, November 28, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM  CT   and Monday December 5, 2016 9:30 to 11:30AM  CT

INNOVATIVE METHODS FOR ESTIMATING REMAINING FATIGUE LIFE OF ERW PIPELINES

  • ERW potential defects
  • Monitoring
  • Fatigue mechanisms

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Presenter: Mike Rosenfeld, Kiefner


 

Session 10: Monday, December 19, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30AM  CT

EFFECTIVENESS OF ECDA

  • Leading practices within the pipeline industry of ECDA processes.
  • Identificationo of gaps in the ECDA process
  • Analysis of the effectiveness of the 4 step process specified in the NACE standard.
  • Determination of the overall agreement between company programs and the NACE standard.
  • Identification of opportunities for improvement for the ECDA process.

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Presenter: John Zurcher, P-PIC


 Past Events

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Registration - For entire series

  • SGA Member: Single Connection $795; Multiple Connections (up to 5) in same company $995
  • SGA Non-Member: Single Connection $895; Multiple Connections (up to 5) in same company $1195
  • SGAnetwork - Member-Plus companies - Free

SGANetwork Companies - Member-Plus subscribers listed with + sign after company name.

 

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