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Best Practices in Pipeline Leak Detection

September 27, 8:00 am - 6:30 pm - Loveland, CO

 

Objective: Share and discuss best practices for effective leak detection, data collection and analysis, and regulatory compliance.
Colorado State University-Continuing with Education Units certification available.  

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00 am to 6.30 pm

Location: Best Western PLUS Crossroads Inn & Conference Center
                 5542 E. US Hwy 34, Loveland, CO  80537 (Map)
                 (970) 667.7810 - Room discount available               

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Admission: $49
Discounts are available for members of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA), Gas Producers Association, Denver Petroleum Club, and Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club. Please email sales@redhensystems.com to obtain your discount code.

Registration: Call 970.493.3952, M-F/9am-5pm, or email marketing@redhensystems.com.

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Denver Petroleum Club  Rocky Mountain Pipeliners Club

 

Organizers

Red Hen Systems, LLC

National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)

 

Sponsors

Blackeagle Energy Services

Palmers DCS

Churchill Navigation

Heath Consultants                                                 

                                                                                   

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Speakers


Session 1 – Top down patrols – performing aerial pipeline patrols - VIDEO

Erin Murphy, Director of Sales, Churchill Navigation

Natalie Pekney, Ph.D., Geological and Environmental Systems Division, NETL

John D. Peterson, P.G., Chief Operating Officer, LT Environmental, Inc.

Bogdan Besfamylnyy, M.S., Director of Engineering, ITC OGI Certified, Red Hen Systems

 

Session 2 – Bottom-up patrols – performing ground pipeline patrols - VIDEO

Dan Zimmerle, BSME, MSME, Director, Electric Power Systems Laboratory, Colorado State University

Jim Rutherford, Research and Engineering Manager, Heath Consultants

Morgan Abele, Chief Technical Officer, PULS

Kathleen Smits, Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

 

Session 3 – Midstream / Gathering Lines – potential for coming regulation - VIDEO

Jon Goldstein, Senior Policy Manager, Environmental Defense Fund

Steve Pott, former Pipeline Safety Program Chief, Colorado Public Utilities Commission

Mark SchlagenhaufP.E., Engineering Integrity Supervisor, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

 

Session 4 – Flux - gas flow rate - VIDEO

Timothy R. Minnich, Principal, Minnich & Scotto, Inc.

Robert Field, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming

 

Session 5 – Regulatory compliance: overview and best practices - VIDEO

Jon Goldstein, Senior Policy Manager, Environmental Defense Fund

Steve Pott, former Pipeline Safety Program Chief, Colorado Public Utilities Commission

Mark Schlagenhauf, P.E., Engineering Integrity Supervisor, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

 

                         

                                                                           

Agenda

8:00 a.m.—Registration

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.—Continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.—Introduction to symposium and presenters

9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.—Session 1 – Top down patrols – performing aerial pipeline patrols

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.—Break

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.—Session 2 – Bottom-up patrols – performing ground pipeline patrols

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.—Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.—Session 3 – Midstream / Gathering Lines – potential for coming regulation

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.—Break

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.—Session 4 – Flux - gas flow rate

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.—Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.—Session 5 – Regulatory compliance: overview and best practices

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.—Summary and wrap-up

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.—Happy hour and networking

Questions? Contact us at 970.493.3952 or marketing@redhensystems.com