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Addressing security issues for petroleum pipelines world over

Posted May 7, 2014 by madhura
Dr. Naji Abi Aad, COO at Petroleb - Lebanon will speak on the security of petroleum pipelines in the Middle East East at the Pipeline Integrity Summit.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Press Release) May 7, 2014 -- Over the last few years construction of pipelines has been on the rise to meet energy requirements world over. Protecting these pipelines from factors like vandalism, corrosion etc has become the need of the hour for companies. Dr. Naji Abi Aad, COO at Petroleb - Lebanon is scheduled to speak on the security of petroleum pipelines in the Middle East East at the 4th Annual Pipeline Integrity Summit to be held from 19 - 21 May 2014 at the Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi - UAE. The summit is gathering global asset integrity professionals to discuss and adopt best practices to maximize pipeline life cycle.

With over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, Dr. Abi-Aad became the COO at Petroleb in September 2012. He studied at the American University of Beirut before been awarded a Ph.D. degree in Energy Economics from Grenoble University in France. The three day summit will feature two pre - conference workshops on day one and case studies and presentations on days two and three. Topics being covered at the summit include evaluation of steel mechanical properties using automated ball indentation system, pipeline coating failures & failure analysis using the Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) method, integrity risk assessment of condensate spiking in gas pipelines, effective corrosion management for transmission pipelines and life extension of difficult to inspect offshore pipelines. Speaking at the summit are organizations like GASCO, RasGas, ADCO, Qatar Petroleum, Petroleb, Petrotrin - Trinidad, NACE International Qatar Chapter, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria and Reliance Gas Infrastructure Ltd.

Olympus, AP Sensing, Hima and Velosi Asset Integrity Ltd are sponsors at the summit and will be showcasing their latest line of products and services. The summit will see delegates coming in from all parts of the world, creating a platform to share experiences with their peers. This will be beneficial in learning and implementing best industry practices in their own organizations. The summit is being supported by The Pigging Products and Services Association - PPSA, an association playing a major role in providing information and sourcing pigging equipment and services for the pipeline industry.

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Issued By : Fleming Gulf
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Business Address : Fleming Gulf Dubai Airport Free Zone P.O. Box 54772 Dubai, U.A.E.
Country : United Arab Emirates
Categories : Technology
Tags : pipeline, integrity, corrosion, GASCO, RasGas, ADCO, Qatar Petroleum, Petroleb
Last Updated : May 7, 2014

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