New ptj Issue 3-2019
Digitalization in the Pipeline Industry
The new PALIMEX®-880/-855
The two-tape system reliably protects your pipeline – and saves your budget.
Operations & Integrity Management and Compliance in an age of IIOT
Steve Hill >>> Honeywell Process Automation Solutions
New Technologies Drive Operational Performance by Connecting Smart Stations to Distribution Networks
Rossella Mimmi >>> Emerson Automation Solutions
Intelligent Predictive Maintenance in the context of Maintenance 4.0 for Oil & Gas Industry
Dr. Rama Srinivasan Velmurugan >>> GAIL (India)
Digital disruption will occur in Midstream as it is underway in other asset intensive industries
Sam Hemeda >>> Arundo Analytics
The Big Data Revolution: Detecting Pipeline Leaks, Encroachments and more Using Satellites
John Zhou & Caroline Beck >>> Satelytics
Best Practices for Cybersecurity Diagnosis in Industrial Environments
Ernesto Landa >>> Compania Operadora de Gas del Amazonas

Latest News

Dr. Thomas Hüwener, Technical Director of Open Grid Europe is new member of the ptc Advisory Committee

Dr. Thomas Hüwener, Technical Director of Open Grid Europe is new member of the ptc Advisory Committee

On 1 March 2013 Dr. Thomas Hüwener provisionally took over the technical directorship of Open Grid Europe from Heinz Watzka who left the company at his own request for personal reasons on 28 February 2013.

Dr. Thomas Hüwener will be new member of the ptc advisory committee.

First three sponsors signed for ptc 2014

First three sponsors signed for ptc 2014

The first three companies have already booked their sponsorship package for Pipeline Technology Conference 2014 and will from now on be part of the international marketing of the event.

  • Rosen Group (Platinum)
  • NDT Systems & Services (Golden)
  • Gottsberg Leak Detection (Silver)

Please visit our sponsorship section for more information and contact us if you are also interested in joining ptc as sponsor.

First issue of the new Pipeline Technology Journal launched successfully during ptc 2013

ptj - Pipeline Technology Journal

The first issue of the new ptj covers reports about research, development and technology, news from industry and practice and latest information about pipeline conferences and other related event information. The ptj was sent to more than 11,000 international decision makers and experts of the pipeline industry shortly before the Pipeline Technology Conference 2013 opened and hard copies were handed out to the ptc delegates.

First ptc seminar on ILI attended by 16 international participants - more specialized seminars will follow

First ptc seminar on ILI attended by 16 international participants - more specialized seminars will follow

The 2-day seminar on "In-line inspection of transmission pipelines" started directly after the 8th Pipeline Technology Conference on 21 March 2013. Some of the international ptc delegates from Saudi Arabia, Libya, Switzerland and Germany made use of the opportunity to stay for two more days in Hannover in order to go further into details and to meet some potential future business partners. The two lecturers Dr. Michael Beller and Dr. Konrad Reber gave a comprehensive overview on the technical backgrounds, latest ILI technologies in the market, reporting and defect assessment.

More foreign transport network operators than ever at 8th Pipeline Technology Conference, ptc

ptc 2013

Important deals could be done and prepared by the exhibitors and sponsors at the 8th Pipeline Technology Conference (18-20 March 2013) because the conference and exhibition focused on the question: “Which improved solutions are offered by industry and service providers for the construction, operation and rehabilitation of onshore and offshore pipelines.”

  • 33 operators
  • 31 exhibitors
  • 310 delegates from 33 nations

Siemens will again be Platinum Sponsor of ptc 2013


As well as last year, Siemens will join Pipeline Technology Conference 2013 as a Platinum Sponsor.

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.


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