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Latest News

ptc advisory committee met at EUROPIPE manufacturing plant

ptc advisory committee met at Europipe manufacturing plant

The last Pipeline Technology Conference advisory committee meeting took place from 6-7 Sept. at the line pipe manufacturing plant of EUROPIPE in Mülheim, Germany. Main points of discussion were:

  • ptc 2013 special focus "Materials - Steel Line Pipe"
  • ptc 2013 special focus "Stations and Components"
  • ptc 2013 sepcial focus "Public Perception"

The respective working group chairmen reported from their activities and the further steps to be taken.

Thyssengas joins ptc Advisory Committee

Frank Rathlev

Frank Rathlev, Manager of Network Operations at Thyssengas joins the ptc Advisory Committee as a new member.

GASCADE joins the ptc Advisory Committee

Manfred Bast

Manfred Bast, Managing Director of GASCADE is new member of the ptc Advisory Committee. His company is an operator of a more than 2,200 kilometer long natural gas pipeline system which covers large parts of Germany.

The new NDT will be Golden Sponsor of ptc 2013

Headquarter of NDT in Stutensee, Germany

As a longtime exhibitor of the pipeline technology conference (ptc) in Hanover, Germany, NDT Systems & Services will join ptc 2013 as Golden Sponsor. After its successfully completed restructuring by transfer, the high-tech company headquartered in Stutensee will retain the excellent and proven business contacts and will economically rev up. The new management is planning to secure the Stutensee location as well as to expand the international activities of the company.

Rosen Group will be Platinum Sponsor of ptc 2013

Rosen Group

The Pipeline Technology Conference 2012 has just started and the first sponsor has already signed for ptc 2013 - Rosen Group will again be Platinum Sponsor.

ptc 2012 exhibition fully booked

ptc 2012 exhibition fully booked

All stands have been booked and there is no space left within the exhibition. However, limited presentation opportunities might still be available, please contact us as soon as possible.

Conference registration is still open.

ONTRAS joins the ptc Advisory Committee

Uwe Ringel

Uwe Ringel, Managing Director for the Department of Technology of ONTRAS, is new member of the ptc Advisory Committee. His company ONTRAS is a trans-regional gas transmission system operator in the European grid system and operates Germany’s second-largest high pressure pipeline network, over 7,200 km in length.

TÜV NORD joins the advisory committee

Maik Bäume

Today, Mr. Maik Bäumer joins the ptc advisory committee as new member. He is "Head of Division Central Germany" and "Head of Strategic Business Segment Infrastructure" at TÜV NORD.

Siemens nominates new advisory committee member

Sanjeev Sinha

Mr. Sanjeev Sinha is Head of the Focus Market Segment Pipelines at Siemens and has been involved in the Pipeline Technology Conference since the first conference was held in 2006. He is well connected in the international pipeline community and will promote the further development of ptc as new member of the advisory committee.

PRCI supports ptc 2012 and joins the advisory committee

PRCI - Pipeline Research Council International

The Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) is a community of the world’s leading pipeline companies, and the vendors, service providers, equipment manufacturers, and other organizations supporting the industry. PRCI president Cliff Johnson is new member of the ptc advisory committee and his organization is now official supporter of the Pipeline Technology Conference. At ptc 2012, Cliff Johnson will give a joint presentation with Dr.

TÜV NORD joins ptc 2012 as golden sponsor


Operating in more than 70 countries and employing more than 10,000 people worldwide, TÜV NORD Group is one of the largest technical service providers in Germany.

New advisory committee member from the chemical industry

Dirk Jedziny

Mr Dirk Jedziny is new member of the ptc advisory committee. He is Head of Cluster Ruhr North at Infracor and in charge of 3 long distance pipeline systems with a total length of 2,000 km. Dirk Jedziny is chairman of the working group pipelines at VCI (Association of the Chemical Industry) and vice chairman of the German Pipeline Committee (AfR) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).

Siemens joins ptc 2012 as Platinum Sponsor


With Siemens as new Platinum Sponsor the Pipeline Technology Conference 2012 gets now support from 8 sponsors - this is more than ever before with still 5 months to go.

Safety of Pipeline Systems at the Heart of the 7th Pipeline Technology Conference

Languages of the press release

Latest press release published in 7 languages: English, Arabic, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian.

BP representative joins ptc advisory committee

BP Europa SE

Besides his work as "Asset Manager Pipelines" for BP Europa SE in Bochum, Mr. Andreas Haskamp is also chairman of the DGMK technical committee on crude oil pipelines. The German Society for Petroleum and Coal Science and Technology (DGMK) is also one of the main supporters of the Pipeline Technology Conference.

Europipe and NDT join the advisory committee

Hillenbrand and Schneider

The two new members are:

  • Dr. Hans-Georg Hillenbrand, Director Sales, EUROPIPE GmbH
  • Ulrich Schneider, Director Sales, NDT Systems & Services AG

New advisory committee member from eni gas & power

Carlo Maria Spinelli

Carlo Maria Spinelli is technology planner for eni gas & power. He is the eni official member in EPRG (European Pipeline Research Group), in GERG (Groupe Europeenne Recherce Gaziere) and in IGU (International Gas Union) .
Mr. Spinelli gave a presentation on "Technical challenges facing the transport of anthropogenic CO2 by pipeline for carbon capture and storage purposes" at the Pipeline Technology Conference 2011.

TÜV SÜD Industrie Service joins the advisory committee

Hans-Joachim de la Camp

Mr. Hans-Joachim de la Camp, Head of Dept. Pipelines and Authorized Inspector of TÜV SÜD Industrie Service joins the Pipeline Technology Conference advisory committee. He will also be one of the important players for the TÜV / DVGW pipeline safety session at ptc 2012.

First Announcement and Call for Papers published

Pipeline Technology Conference 2012 Call for Papers

The First Announcement and Call for Papers is published. It contains all relevant information for interested parties that would like to send in presentation suggestions or reserve a booth within the exhibition... and more.

ptc goes large

HCC - Hannover Congress Centrum

After 6 years of being part of HANNOVER MESSE trade show, ptc needs more space to keep pace with the increasing number of attendees and exhibitors. For the first time, the ptc will now have its own exhibition hall and conference hotel. The new venue is the prestigious "HCC - Hannover Congress Centrum".

New abstract database now with all published papers

Pipeline Technology Conference proceedings

The new abstract database is online. It does not only include all previous abstracts, speakers and companies but now also all the published papers.

Heinz Watzka new Co-Chair of the Pipeline Technology Conference

Heinz Watzka

After Prof. Dr. Klaus Homann from Thyssengas and Dr. Gerald Linke from E.ON Ruhrgas, Heinz Watzka from Open Grid Europe has now taken over the co-chair of Pipeline Technology Conference. He is Managing Director Technical Services at Germany's leading gas transmission company and provides his technical expertise to the further developement of ptc.

First sponsor confirmed for ptc 2012

Rosen Group

PIpeline Technology Conference 2011 is not over and the first sponsors has already confirmed his participation for ptc 2012. Rosen Group, Platinum Sponsor of ptc 2011, will again be the Platinum Sponsor of the next conference in 2012.


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