The INGAA's Integrity Management Continuous Improvement Initiative
Working Towards an Industry that has Zero Incidents
- Reviewing the ongoing challenges facing pipeline operators
- Walking through the IMCI action plan to create and maintain a perfect record of safety and reliability for the national pipeline system
- Highlighting examples where new tools and procedures are already revolutionizing the capabilities of integrity management planning
- Discussing the next steps for the Initiative and how operators can help further drive industry safety performance
J Andrew DrakeVice President, Asset IntegritySpectra Energy Group
Building an ISO 9001 Pipeline System: TransCanada's Gulf Coast Project
- Reviewing the current progress of Keystone's Gulf Coast segment
- How have ISO 9001 requirements impacted pipeline design, construction, and delivery?
- Overcoming the challenges associated with bringing new processes into large diameter pipeline projects built by third-party contractors
- Right the first time - Highlighting best practices that have seen safety, quality and environmental stewardship improve while remaining on time and on budget
- Discussing how ISO 9001 quality management systems aid in managing expectations when engaging and educating stakeholders
Tom HamiltonManager, Quality and Compliance, Keystone Oil Pipeline TransCanada
Collaborative Research and Development Driving Innovation in the Pipeline Industry
- Highlighting new and upcoming tools, tactics, and technologies that will change the way pipelines are built, maintained, and monitored
- Illustrating the benefits of cooperation and collaboration between partner organizations in the search for better solutions to universal challenges
- Translating technical progress into a further means to obtain community buy-in for current and future pipeline projects
Cliff JohnsonPresidentPipeline Research Council International (PRCI)
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: HSE-Driven Project Management
“Experience shows that the more thoroughly a job is planned, the more likely it will be completed successfully – on schedule, on budget, and without incident”
- Principles of management control commonly applied to costs, schedules, quality, and productivity are applicable to safety.
- Applying Project Management controls will lead to an enhanced safety performance and growth of a pro-active culture throughout the workforce.
- Describing JSSP (Job Site Safety Plan): A pro-active planning tool that targets known hazards, outlines the scope of work, and defines materials/consumables and any third-party vendors that may be needed to control scheduling, budgeting, and hazard mitigation
Justin DunlapHSE Manager3S Services
Tegatha HughesGeneral Manager3S Services
Integrity and Compliance
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: Risk-Based Selection Optimization of Inspection Services
- How to combine cost-benefit and risk assessment methods to select inspection technologies?
- Integrative approach to find the right tool or process for the challenges ahead
- What can we extract from old inspection records?
- What can we expect from the latest inspection technologies?
Thomas BeukerManager Corporate Marketing PipelinesROSEN USA
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: Unveiling a New Generation Fiber-Optic TPI and Leak Detection System for Pipelines
- Understanding how distributed sensing technology contribute cost-effective operational benefits to integrity management programs
- Reviewing some of the challenges first generation technologies faced when monitoring third party interference (TPI) events
- Illustrating the enhanced capabilities including early leak detection capabilities along the entire length of a pipeline-- of the new generation fiber-optic system based upon two operational pipeline installation case studies
Edward TapanesPresident, CEO and Chief Technical OfficerFiber SenSys
Integrity and Compliance
INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: An Alternative to Fabricated Pig Launcher and Receiver Barrels
- Reviewing applications
- Discussing the advantages and benefits of different features
- Understanding limitations
- Making cost comparisons
Rick FairmanManager, Sales and MarketingArgus Machine Co.
TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY
Analyzing Field Test Results for Emerging Pipeline Leak Detection Technologies
- Reviewing the capabilities and limitations of current tools
- Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of ground monitoring and remote sensing
- Comparing and contrasting the sensitivity and reliability of laser and GFCR detection technologies
Adrian BanicaCEOSYNODON Inc.