Special plenary in Houston to focus on impending pipeline regulations
John A. Jacobi, Community Assistance and Technical Services Manager for the Southwest Region of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, USDOT, will address a subject of great interest to all oil and gas pipeline practitioners: impending regulatory changes and developments. Mr. Jacobi's industry update will be given in a plenary session on Wednesday morning, Oct. 26, during GITA's "GIS for Oil & Gas Pipelines Conference" in Houston.
Jacobi joined the Southwest region's Office of Pipeline Safety in 2003 and has more than 20 years of natural gas and liquids experience. He will discuss trends in pipeline safety, recent "high profile" pipeline accidents, the political implications, PHMSA reauthorization, and what PHMSA is planning for the future.
On-line registration for the conference closes at 5 p.m. Mountain time today (Oct. 18), but you can still register on site at the Marriott Westchase Hotel, the venue for the conference. All representatives from operator companies (and any other user organizations) can register for a complimentary exhibit floor pass.
Check out the full program and visit www.gita.org/oilgas for more information.
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