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Existing Pipeline Materials and the Transition to Hydrogen with Neil Gallon

Existing Pipeline Materials and the Transition to Hydrogen with Neil Gallon
This session was held as part of the 16th Pipeline Technology Conference, 15-18 March 2021.Meet the experts​Neil GallonPrincipal Engineer, ROSEN GroupNeil Gallon is a Principal Materials and Welding Engineer working for the ROSEN Integrity Services division in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge and i...
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Tech Talk Tuesday - The Role of Training and Competence Development in Integrity Frameworks

Tech Talk Tuesday - The Role of Training and Competence Development in Integrity Frameworks
We have all undergone huge change in business in the past year. Many of us have been working from home, having virtual meetings, and not travelling. Remarkably, this has worked very well, however, there are some challenges when it comes to training and competence management in times of crisis. We have seen: reductions in staff pools, training budge...
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Tech Talk Tuesday - De-Risking the Conversion to Hydrogen using a Framework Approach

Tech Talk Tuesday - De-Risking the Conversion to Hydrogen using a Framework Approach
This presentation will illustrate a comprehensive integrity management approach supporting pipeline operators with the conversion of their existing natural gas grids and operations for transporting hydrogen. It will summarize the potential threats and the changes or additions to current integrity management (and potentially operating) practices nee...
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The Role of Competency in Pipeline Safety Management Systems with Karen Collins

The Role of Competency in Pipeline Safety Management Systems with Karen Collins
Pipeline Safety Management Systems (PSMS) are management tools that will help a pipeline operator comprehensively and holistically manage all the many aspects of pipeline safety. The framework of PSMS is specified in the API Recommended Practice 1173 and consists of ten elements, one being 'Competence, Awareness, and Training' which is probably the...
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Competent or Merely Confident - ‘Competence’ and ‘Qualification’ in Pipeline Engineering with Simon Irvine

Competent or Merely Confident - ‘Competence’ and ‘Qualification’ in Pipeline Engineering with Simon Irvine
The purpose of this webinar is to:Introduce the concept of competence from a pipeline engineer's perspective.Highlight the industry's growing requirements for competent and qualified personnel.Explain why a 'qualification-based' approach is required to demonstrate competence within the pipeline industry.​This webinar was held on June 21, 2017Meet t...
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A Structured Approach to Demonstrating Competence with Simon Irvine

A Structured Approach to Demonstrating Competence with Simon Irvine
This webinar discusses the concept of competence from a pipeline engineer's perspective. It presents a framework that ensures demonstrably competent engineers. It provides a walk-through of the former platform that hosted The Competence Club.This webinar was held on December 14, 2017Meet the expertsSimon Irvine, Learning Manager, ROSEN Ed...
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Mentoring: What is it and is it important?

Mentoring: What is it and is it important?
​This presentation explains what is meant by 'mentoring', including its history, and describes the roles of the mentor, and mentee. It covers the advantages and disadvantages of mentoring staff, its role in competence development, and its relevance to business development. Finally, the paper outlines a mentoring plan for staff.This webinar was held...
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Competence: Is It Overrated?

Competence: Is It Overrated?
The webinar covers staff 'competence', why it is needed, and how you can become both competent and qualified in your disciplines. It will debate whether being competent is overrated, show the big 'catch' in being competent, and also compare it with confidence. Finally, the talk concludes with 6 ways to beat clever, confident, and ambitious people i...
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