The 2007 Measurement and Pipeline Institute is scheduled for Sept. 11-12 at the Seward County Event Center in Liberal, Kansas.
For 55 years, the combined institute for measurement and pipeline has proven ideal for field operators, technicians, maintenance crews, production supervisors and superintendents. The institute features a variety of lectures, discussions, demonstrations, hands-on sessions and industry exhibits to inform participants about the maintenance and operation of measurement and pipeline equipment. Over 50 exhibitors will display products that are on the cutting edge of technology for the gas industry.
Under the guidance of the Petroleum Industry Education Committee and with management support provided by Seward County Community College, Liberal, Kansas, the Measurement & Pipeline Institute has steadily grown in size and stature, and has gained a national reputation for excellence.
This year’s sessions will include Excavation Certification, Inline Pipe Inspection, Tube Bending, Totalflow Workshop, Fisher ROC Workshop, KCC overview, Internal Corrosion, Maintenance Pigging and Pipeline Cleaning, Rectifier Maintenance, Bristol Electronic Flow Measurement, Basics of Effective Data Communications, DP Flow Transmitters, Valve Maintenance, Chart Recorders, Microsoft Office Workshop, GPS Pipeline Locating, H2S Awareness and Control Valves Positioners and Activators.
Members of the MPI Committee are Mark Weeks, Colorado Interstate Gas, Richfield, chair; Tom White, Experitec, Inc., Liberal, first vice chair; Melissa Parker, Wireless Data Communications, Liberal, second vice president; Richard Barnes, City of Hugoton, Hugoton; Delbert Boese, Kansas Gas Service, Pratt; Charles Cambern, Schlumberger Oil Field Service, Liberal; Ed Jacques, Remote Automation Solutions, a division of Emerson Process Management, Liberal; Joy Lewis, West Texas-Hugoton, Hugoton; Ken Croy, Swagelok, Liberal; Dean Lies, Rosemount/Control Devices, Wichita; Bob Murray, Lucas Controls, Tulsa, Okla.; Mike Riedel, Panhandle Eastern Pipeline Co., Liberal; and Matthew Ward, ABB Totalflow, Liberal.
The cost is $75 on or before Aug. 31 and $85 after Aug. 31.
To learn more or sign up for the institute, call 620-417-1170 or firstname.lastname@example.org.