Operational Pipeline Pigging

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th November 2018

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Tuesday 6th November 2018

Pigging Tutorials

Tuesday 6th November 2018

Pre-seminar evening social event
(To be decided)

Wednesday 7th November 2018

Main Seminar
Seminar Registration from 8.15 a.m
Seminar Commences 8.50 a.m

Ardoe House Hotel and Spa

South Deeside Road
Aberdeen AB12 5YP

Tel: +44 1224 398801, Fax: +44 1224 860644
Website: http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-6626-mercure-aberdeen-ardoe-house-hotel-and-spa/index.shtml

The Seminar programme and Tutorials will be announced when they are finalized.

Registration will open from August 2018.

Call for Papers

PPSA members and pipeline operators are invited to submit proposals for seminar papers by 20th June 2018.

We are looking for papers covering the entire process of pigging, from pigging during construction, pigging during operation, cleaning, inspection, pigging for general maintenance, repair, rehabilitation and decommissioning. We welcome case studies on long distance pigging, onshore/offshore and subsea installation and inspection, unpiggable pipelines, as well as presentations on regulations and health and safety.

The paper should be a technical paper that adds knowledge to the industry. Preferably the paper should cover new information and/or contain novel techniques.

The paper must not be a sales pitch or an advert for a product or service.

You will need to provide a written paper AND a powerpoint presentation, both of which will be published on the PPSA web site after the seminar.

We welcome papers authored by operators. We also welcome jointly authored papers.

Examples of past papers can be seen here.

To submit a proposal, please download and complete the Abstract Submission Form and email it to . The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 20th June 2018.

Authors of selected papers will present their papers at the PPSA seminar and the written papers will be published in the seminar proceedings and on the PPSA web site.

Finished written papers will be required by 5th October 2018 at the latest to allow time to produce the delegate packs and courier them to the hotel. It is vital that everyone meets this deadline. Your PowerPoint presentation will be required after the event for publication on the PPSA web site.

Call for Tutorials

If you would like to run a 1/2 day tutorial on the day before the PPSA seminar (6th November 2018), please complete and return the following tutorial submission form by Wednesday 20th June 2018.