Pipeline Integrity Management

Pipeline Integrity Management

November 7-8, 2023 | Online :: Central Time

“The information about class, HCA and MCA designations was very helpful. I am excited at the prospect of applying Risk Based Assessment to pipeline.” Senior Technical Specialist, ABS Group

“This course was very informative and beneficial especially for someone like me who is new to the industry.” Associate Engineer, Peoples Gas

“Experienced trainers and professional atmosphere.” Pipeline Integrity Business Analyst, CenterPoint Energy

The course will be useful to integrity engineers, integrity program managers and anyone who must understand their role in the pipeline integrity programs and procedures.  This could be the personnel who perform the assessments or field evaluations of the pipelines as well as higher management that that are ultimately responsible for the Integrity Management Programs within their purview.

The primary focus of this course will be Pipeline Integrity Management Programs for Hazardous Liquids Pipelines but many of the principles and requirements are the same.  The major differences and similarities to the Gas Pipelines Integrity Management Programs will be covered.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the principles of pipeline integrity
  • Assess pipeline inspection and monitoring methods
  • Review risk assessment and mitigation
  • Discuss regulations, standards and guidelines governing the industry
  • Review maintenance and repair strategies
  • Develop an integrated integrity management program


Tuesday, November 7, 2023 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Course Timing

Introduction to Pipeline Integrity Management

  • Definitions
  • History

PHMSA Regulations Related to Integrity Management

  • Jurisdiction
  • Liquids 195
  • Gas 192

Key Elements of Pipeline Integrity

  • Segment identification / high consequence areas
    • Types of liquid pipelines
      • NPMS
      • Spill Models
      • Plume Models
    • Methods for gas pipelines
      • Class location
      • Impact circles
    • Baseline assessment plan
      • New construction
      • Newly identified
      • Conversion of service
    • Risk analysis
      • Types of risk models
      • Threat identification

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Course Timing

Key Elements of Pipeline Integrity (Continued)

  • Integrity assessments – types of methods and selection
    • In-line inspection
    • Hydrostatic tests
    • Direct assessments
    • Other technologies
  • Facility assessments
    • Breakout tanks
    • Facility assets
  • Information analysis (data integration)
    • Required data list
  • Repair/remediation plan
    • Discovery
    • Repair criteria
  • Preventative and mitigative measures
    • EFRD analysis
    • Rupture valve spacing requirements
    • Leak detection
  • Continual assessment and evaluation
    • Reviews
    • Reassessment intervals
  • Program effectiveness

Recent Rules that Impact Integrity Management Procedures and Plans


Non-HCA Pipelines


PHMSA Integrated Audits


State Special Program Audits for Integrity Management Programs


Carmen Seal, Formerly with CITGO Terminals and Pipelines

Ms. Seal has over twenty-five years of experience in the oil and gas industry in corrosion control, metallurgical analysis, pipeline integrity engineering, and program management.  She has supported or led multiple state and federal regulatory audits including the NTSB investigation for a major pipeline failure. Ms. Seal has worked for three major petroleum operators both upstream, midstream and downstream.

Ms. Seal started her professional career as a corrosion engineer for all upstream production in the US for ExxonMobil.  She worked as a senior pipeline integrity engineer for Enterprise Products where she was responsible for the NTSB investigation of the Dixie Pipeline long-seam failure in Carmichael, Mississippi.  She recently retired from CITGO Petroleum where she managed the Pipeline Integrity Program for their Terminals and Pipelines as well as supported the Integrity Management Program for their refineries. Ms. Seal has been active in the API Pipeline Integrity Group for the last decade.

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a separate email with a unique link to a personalized landing page which will include links to join all sessions of this event.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.


Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all attendees for 7 days after the event


Pipeline Integrity Management

November 7-8, 2023 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 1295.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 5,180.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 9,065.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 15,540.00 (40% discount)

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before October 06, 2023 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800




EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.4 CEUs for this event.

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

You must be logged in for the entire presentation and send in the evaluation after the online course is completed.

Instructional Methods

Case studies, PowerPoint presentations, classroom exercises

Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Course CPE Credits: 16.0
There is no prerequisite for this Course.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

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