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2019 Industry Conference Schedule

Western Regional Gas Conference
August 20-21, 2019
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel | Tempe, Arizona

RCP’s Director of Integrity Services, Sheri Baucom, will be giving a presentation on “Pipeline Pressure Testing Objectives and Acceptance Criteria” on August 20th.  The Western Regional Gas Conference provides a forum for the free exchange of information between natural gas companies and their state and federal regulators, and with associated industry organizations, consultants, manufacturers and vendors that serve the pipeline industry.

RRC Regulatory Conference: Oil & Gas and Pipeline Safety
August 20-21, 2019
AT&T Conference Center | Austin, TX

This conference marks the second year the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is bringing its oil and gas and pipeline safety experts together to share their knowledge with the energy industry on complying with RRC’s rule requirements. Registration Fees are $350 per person by July 22, 2019 and $450 per person July 23, 2019 – August 16, 2019. No walk-up registration is available. For additional conference information and to register, visit the RRC’s website

API Storage Tank Conference
October 14-17, 2019
Westin Denver Downtown, Denver, CO

The Annual API Storage Tank Conference provides attendees with new information on tank-related research, latest technologies, and API petroleum standards. This informative conference features multiple panels that will help you understand the requirements to maintain tank integrity while complying with environmental rules. Who should attend:

  • Tank owners, managers, or operators
  • Experienced storage tank professionals
  • Senior tank designer or construction specialist
  • Representatives of oil and petrochemical refineries, utilities, pipelines, tank cleaning firms, and others interested in confined spaces and safe tank entry.

APGA Operations Conference
October 27-31, 2019
Huntsville Marriott at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama

The APGA conference will be preceded by committee and board meetings to be held October 27-29. Who should attend: Natural gas utility operations and engineering professionals, gas utility procurement personnel, organizations providing products and/or services used in natural gas distribution, state and federal pipeline safety regulators.

Note: The conference provides 16 continuing education credits required by many states to maintain professional engineering licensure.

Pipeline Safety Trust Annual Conference
November 7-8, 2019
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA

Each year since 2006, the Pipeline Safety Trust has hosted pipeline safety conferences. What makes them unique among pipeline conferences is the mix of attendees, who come with experience as the affected public, the pipeline industry, and government regulators. All these people come together to discuss barriers to safer pipelines. Early Bird registration ends August 9th!