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Oil and Gas Tech on SSPC 2016 Docket

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

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As SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT nears, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is sharing the schedule of conference programming dedicated to work in the oil and gas business.

The annual event—running Jan. 18-21 in San Antonio, TX—is the only conference and exhibition dedicated exclusively to protective, marine, industrial and commercial coatings.

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SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT will hold a series of educational sessions on oil and gas industry topics during its annual event, which runs Jan. 18-21, in San Antonio, TX.

The full technical program for SSPC 2016 is available here.

Technical Sessions

Part 1 of the Oil & Gas track begins Tuesday morning, Jan. 19, with five sessions:

  • Standards, Training, and Certification in the Oil & Gas Industry
    Presenter: Ernst Toussaint, E.I.T., PCS, TransCanada
  • Piping’s Kryptonite: Understanding Repair Options for Piping with Section Loss
    Presenter: David Hunter, PCS, NRI
  • Test Methodology to Reflect Changes Within the Oil and Gas Linings Market
    Presenter: Michael Harrison, Hempel A/S
  • Tungsten Powder Thermal Spraying in the Oil & Gas Industry
    Presenter: Herman E. Amaya, OneSubsea
  • Use of Induction Heating for the Pre-Heating and Post- Curing of Liquid Epoxy Coatings
    on Gas Pipelines

    Presenters: Bruce Wiskel, Pacific Gas & Electric; J. Peter Ault, P.E., PCS, Elzly Technology Corporation

On Thursday morning, Jan. 21, attendees can take advantage of a session on Specification Issues:

  • Equifinality: Specifying Performance
    Presenter: Troy Fraebel, PCS, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Later, Part II of the Oil & Gas program continues with:

  • Coatings for the Prevention of Corrosion Under Insulation
    Presenter: Michael MeLampy, PPG Industries
  • The Good, the Bad and the Smugly: The Importance of Monitoring OEM Coating Selection
    and Application by Sub-Tier Vendors

    Presenter: Richard A. Burgess, PCS, KTA-Tator Inc.

Committee Meetings

A number of committees have meetings scheduled on site during the conference as well. Those topics of interest to the oil and gas industries include:

  • C.1.1 Zinc Rich
  • C.1.15 Guide 14 Revision
  • C.1.5.F Coatings for Thermally Sensitive Surfaces
  • C.1.8 Fluoropolymer Coatings
  • C.2.13 Location and Number of Soluble Salt Tests
  • C.2.14 Dehumidification
  • C.4.1 PA 5 Revision
  • TG 417 Surface Prep Concrete

For more information on these and other events at SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT, visit sspc2016.com.

   

Tagged categories: Conferences; Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI); Education; Epoxy; Linings; Oil and Gas; Pipeline; Tank exteriors; Tank interiors; Tanks; Thermal spray; Worker training

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