PTC 2015: safer pipelines, global outlook

With delegates from 49 different nations with over 480 participants including staff and management of 53 international pipeline operators, 47 exhibitors, 10 sponsors, 70 speakers and 12 poster sessions the 10th Pipeline Technology Conference (8- 10 June, Berlin) is shaping up to be a pivotal event for the global pipeline community.

The purpose of the Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) is to gather operators as well as technology and service providers on a global basis in order to enhance pipeline technology.

The conference addressed in 13 technical sessions and its Opening Panel Discussion the major industry challenge faced by the pipeline community today. A wide range of recent and future “safety” aspects were presented by experts from international key players form the oil and gas pipeline industry. Their insight and expertise fed directly into discussions and involvement of the participants with live polling.

A technical exhibition accompanied the conference offering the opportunity to more than 30 media partners to be presented in the media lounge during the show.

Followed by a poster show, post conference workshops and social programs the delegates took advantage of the sheer wealth of experience available from industry leaders and innovators gaining a comprehensive understanding of key industry issues and new solutions.

The unique Closing Panel Discussion on "German Energy Turnaround" focused on questions surrounding the future of pipelines in a renewable energy age in Germany, Europe and worldwide.

All abstracts and papers of the conference are published on the ptc website and are now publically available for international researchers and scientists from all over the world.

The next ptc from 23 - 25 May 2016 in Berlin with already confirmed first sponsors and exhibitors will further set in context the industry’s challenges and opportunities in the global pipeline industry addressing wider safety issues as well as providing an opportunity for industry professionals to share best practices and stay current on technology, practices and trends influencing the pipeline sector.

Edited from source by Elizabeth Corner

Published on 18/06/2015

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