Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Oil and Gas Tech on SSPC 2016 Docket

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Comment | More

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.

istock/TomasSereda
© iStock.com / TomasSereda
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: Asia Pacific; Conferences; Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI); Education; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Epoxy; Latin America; Linings; North America; Oil and Gas; Pipeline; Program/Project Management; Tank exteriors; Tank interiors; Tanks; Thermal spray; Worker training

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.


Advertisements
 
Fischer Technology Inc.

 
KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office

 
SAFE Systems, Inc.

 
ABKaelin, LLC

 
WEFTEC Show

 
AWWA (American Water Works Association)

 
RCG America

 
HoldTight Solutions Inc.

 
Modern Safety Techniques

 
Sauereisen, Inc.

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms & Conditions   |   Support   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us