We are active participants in all the major pipeline industry associations, and a full associate member (one of only 7 in the world) of the Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI).

RCP's President, Mr. Bill Byrd, has had continuous involvement with the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Association of Oil Pipelines (AOPL), and has been an active participant on the Performance Excellence Team (PET) since 2005 - which is the primary team working on liquid pipeline safety issues for API and AOPL. Mr. Byrd is also the chair of the ASME Pipeline Systems Division, which deals with both gas and liquid pipelines. Chris Foley, Vice President, is an active member of the ANSI Gas Piping Technology Committee which provides guidance materials for 49 CFR 192 regulations.

RCP along with its employees participate on numerous industry committees and belong to these following associations:

American Gas Association (AGA) / Associate Membership

  • Distribution Construction & Maintenance Committee
  • Distribution & Transmission Engineering Committee
  • Transmission Pipeline Operations Committee
  • Corrosion Control Committee
  • Bronze Award of Merit

American Petroleum Institute (API)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Safety Engineering and Risk Analysis Division (SERAD)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Pipeline Systems Division (PSD)
  • Chair of the Safety Engineering, Risk Analysis and Reliability Methods track at the 2010 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition
  • International Pipeline Conference (exhibitor / participant)

ANSI Gas Piping Technology Committee

Association of Oil Pipelines (AOPL)

Common Ground Alliance (CGA)

ESRI / Silver Business Partner Program
  • Esri Petroleum User Group (Esri PUG)

Gas Processors Association (GPA)

Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA)

Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) Foundation

Louisiana Gas Association (LGA)

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)

Offshore Operators Committee / Associate Membership

Pipe Line Open Standards (PODS) Organization

Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) / Associate Member
  • Board of Directors
  • Technical Committee Member: Measurement and Underground Storage
  • Technical Committee Member: Operations and Integrity
  • Technical Committee Member: Compressor and Pump Station
  • Technical Committee Member: Design, Materials and Construction

Pipeliners Association of Houston

Southern Gas Association (SGA) / Associate Membership

Texas Gas Association (TGA) / Associate Membership

Western Energy Institute

Western Region Gas Conference