Annual Conventions presentations

Managing Risks on Major Pipeline Projects

Kevin OlsonDirector, Design Engineering, Fluor Canada Ltd.
Kevin is a member of Fluor’s global pipeline business. He has over 25 years of industry experience, with the last 15 being dedicated to leading pipeline projects globally within the EPC industry. This experience has provided him a unique perspective on what works and what doesn’t, regarding project delivery and improving industry
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Pembina, Growth and Sustainability

Mike KoskiVice President - Engineering & Construction, Pembina Pipeline
At Pembina, Mike is responsible for the development and execution of all capital projects including pipeline, terminal and process facility developments. Previously, he served as Vice President of the External Affairs Service Unit covering all environmental, regulatory, government affairs, and communications in the U.S.A. and
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Getting the Biggest Bang for your Buck

Katrina CooperDirector, Social Investment & CSR, RSK Group Plc
Katrina is an environmental planner with over 30 years’ experience. She has been the lead environmental and social project manager for many major pipeline and other energy projects to International Finance Institution (IFI) standards. Katrina is also the environmental and social representative on IPLOCA’s HSE & CSR
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Our Safety Journey, One Step at a Time, Not in a Straight Line

Terri SteevesCOO, TC Energy
As Vice President of Integrity, Operations and Projects, Terri provides functional leadership to ensure safe and responsible operations, integrity management and project execution for TC Energy's Mexico Business Unit. She has 30 years’ experience in a variety of senior positions in the natural gas pipeline and energy
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Global Midstream Update

Andy McDowellPresident, Gulf Energy Information
Andy oversees and leads Gulf's three main profit centres: media, market intelligence and events, including Pipeline & Gas Journal and the Global Energy Infrastructure database,critical contributors to this presentation. With over 17 years of service at Gulf, he has played a pivotal role in shaping the company's strategic
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We Need to Talk About Transition: Providing Affordable, Dependable and Sustainable Energy

Jonathan GreenPresident, Geneva Energy Forum
Jonathan is an energy analyst and advisor with a 40-year career working with energy companies, governments and international governmental organisations. He is president of the Geneva Energy Forum, a non-partisan association established to promote the understanding of energy’s fundamental place in society. bio
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There is NO Climate Emergency!

Dr. Patrick MooreConsultant, Ecosense Environmental
Patrick is an internationally renowned ecologist and environmentalist, beginning his career as an activist/leader in the Greenpeace movement. As Vice-President, Environment and Government Affairs for Waterfurnace International between 1995 & 1998, he worked to build awareness of the benefits of renewable earth energy technology. bio
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The Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Amerigo SilvestriChief Project Officer, Trans Mountain
Amerigo, a seasoned builder with 20+ years of experience in energy asset integration across 30 countries, leads Trans Mountain's project office and commercial activities. With expertise in risk management and a background in Management Engineering and an Executive MBA, he emphasizes a risk-based approach that blends technicalities with external factors in mega-projects. Amerigo champions a future-oriented mindset for business growth, believing in a positive, inclusive, and sustainable vision. His ultimate goal is leaving a lasting legacy for future generations through his building
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North America Energy Integration

Carlo OrsenigoBusiness Development, Sempra Infrastructure
Carlo is general manager for Sempra Infrastructure’s ECA LNG Phase 1. He has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry, with a background in business development, operations, and general management. He has acted as project controls manager in large EPC delivery contracts & moved onto business
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Creating Connectivity in a Divided World

Justin GanschowManager Caterpillar Safety Services, Caterpillar
With 20 years of experience in public health and private industry, Justin Ganschow is a sought-after international keynote speaker and writer on the impact of leadership and human biology on workplace safety and culture. His thought-provoking, science-based content and emotion-stirring real-world experiences engage dozens of audiences around the
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The Dreamcutter

Johan Van WassenhoveCEO, Denys
After a career in the sector of steel construction, engineering services and industrial piping, Johan Van Wassenhove joined Denys in 1988 as Managing Director and in 2021 was appointed Executive Chairman. He started a growth model based on three pillars, diversification, innovation, and internationalization. The desire to provide 21st-century solutions to facilitate subterranean construction in densely populated areas started in 2014 with the development of the WallslotRobot. Building further upon this first innovation, which could construct subterranean walls above the groundwater table, Johan Van Wassenhove and Leonhard Weixler wanted to be able to achieve the same below the groundwater table. Denys entered a strategic cooperation with Bauer Maschinen GmbH, resulting in the first machine called ‘Dreamcutter technology.’bio
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Leonhard WeixlerExecutive Director, Bauer
Leonhard started his career as a design engineer (foundation equipment) at BAUER and moved on to become Head of Design & Development (special applications) in 1995. In 2004, he became the director of the design department and was appointed to his current position in the diaphragm wall and maritime technologies business unit in
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Advancing Safety and Sustainability

Perry RedmanManager, Corporate Accounts, Caterpillar
Perry has a strong commitment to serving the energy industry through Safety, Training and pipeline-specific solutions. Perry presented Advancing Safety and Sustainabilitybio
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Climate Reporting (reduction)

Rob WortelboerAssociate Partner, EY
Rob Wortelboer has over 20 years’ of experience in sustainability reporting and assurance. He is one of the leading partners of the sustainability department of EY in the Netherlands. He helps his clients to prepare for future non-financial reporting and to collect reliable non-financial information. Rob presented CO2 reduction bio
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Global Midstream Update

Andy McDowellSenior Vice President, Media, Gulf Energy Information
Andy McDowell of Pipeline & Gas Journal is one of IPLOCA’s media partners. Andy McDowell is Senior Vice President, Media at Gulf Energy Information. His responsibilities include the management and publishing of leading technical journals: World Oil, Pipeline & Gas Journal and Pipeline News in addition to all upstream and midstream digital media and events for the company. He has over 14 years of experience in business-to-business oil and gas media, all of them with Gulf. Andy presented a Synopsis & Analysis of the Global Pipeline Construction Market. bio
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The Humber Tunnel

Wilko Koop Director, A.Hak Groep S.A.
Wilko Koop has over 25 years’ experience in providing strategy and leadership for the delivery of pipeline construction and installation projects around the globe, together with experience in complex trenchless (landfall) crossings. Wilko presented how A.Hak and partners replaced nearly 5km of a 1,050mm diameter concrete weight-coated pipeline. This is now the longest pipeline that sits within a tunnel in the world. bio
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New Fuels and Pipelines

Katrina CooperDirector, RSK Group plc
Katrina is an environmental planner with 30 years of experience. She has been the lead environmental and social project manager for many major pipelines and other energy projects in the U.K. and abroad. Her recent experience includes the preparation of the ESIAs for the 1,000 km-long section of the East African crude oil pipeline in Tanzania and the controversial Gas for Gaza pipeline. Katrina looked at the future repurposing of existing pipelines to accommodate different fuels including the drivers for change. What is meant by sustainability, and how IPLOCA member companies can make a difference? bio
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IPLOCA Innovation Committee Initiatives 2019

Bill SolomonChairman of the IPLOCA Innovation Committee, Vacuworx
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IPLOCA Scholarship Committee Initiatives 2019

Steve SumnerChairman of the IPLOCA Scholarship Committee , Lincoln Electric
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The Northern Gas Pipeline – Building a Social Licence

Jonathan SpinkGeneral Manager - Major Projects, Jemena
Jonathan specialises in the delivery of gas transmission compressor stations and pipeline projects and as such has delivered 3 midline compressor stations on Jemena's Eastern Gas Pipeline, the Queensland Gas Pipeline, and a residential transmission pipeline in Victoria for Multinet
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Macroeconomic Influences on Oil & Gas Markets

Laura SpeakeChief Economist, Energy & Transportation, Caterpillar
Laura joined Caterpillar in 2014 and has since been responsible for developing a deep understanding of the macroeconomic conditions that drive the electric power, marine, oil & gas industrial segments of the E&T
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Pipeline Construction Remote Monitoring

Agostino NapolitanoHead of Onshore Transportation System Operations, SAIPEM S.p.A.
Agostino is a passionate pipeliner with over 16 years' experience in the field. He has supervised several cross-border pipeline projects and presently serves as Portfolio Manager of large and complex EPC and EPCM projects
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IPLOCA HSE & CSR Committee Initiatives 2019

Sue SljivicHSE & CSR Committee Chair, RSK Group
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Key Success Factors for Pipeline Projects in Thailand

Robert AveryManaging Director, Brightstar Asia Ltd
Robert founded Brightstar Asia Ltd. in 2016 to provide engineering and project management consultancy services for pipeline and terminal projects in Asia. Its affiliate 'Asia Pipelines' undertakes detailed design of onshore
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Key Success Factors for Pipeline Projects in Thailand

Ekachai YimsakulVice President of Engineering & Project Management, PTT Public Company Ltd
Ekachai has been working with PTT for over 10 years and has experience in construction, engineering and has been Project Director on various pipeline
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The 4th Transmission Pipeline Midline Compressor Station Project

Shan XudongManaging Director, CPP, Thailand
Shan Xudong has over 10 years' experience working on CPP pipeline EPC projects overseas, and over 7 years' experience in EPC oil and gas pipeline projects in
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Trends in the Global Upstream Oil Industry and the Realities of its Response to Climate Change

Jonathan GreenExecutive Director, Business Development & Strategy, IMAP Global Sarl
Jonathan has 40 years' experience in the oil business and is responsible for business development and strategy for IMAP Systems Pty. He has vast experience in consultancy for governments, national oil companies, the United Nations, upstream oil & gas companies and service
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Safety in Transition

Brad MacLeanSenior Vice President, Safety & Organisational Effectivness, U.S. Pipeline
Brad has over 29 years of experience in the health, safety and environment functions in the electrical and midstream oil & gas sectors, spanning operations, heavy construction and corporate
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IPLOCA Innovation Committee Initiatives 2018

Fatih CanChairman of the IPLOCA Innovation Committee, Tekfen Construction
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IPLOCA Scholarship Committee Initiatives 2018

Steve SumnerChairman of the IPLOCA Scholarship Committee , Lincoln Electric
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Trends in Global Upstream, Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy

Jonathan GreenExecutive Director, Business Development & Strategy, IMAP Global Sarl
Jonathan Green is a founding Executive Director of IMAP Global, an international portfolio management consultancy. He has 35 years' experience in the oil business, including head of an international strategy consulting practice; exploration new venture manager; and competitive intelligence
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South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX) Project

Namik AliyevProject Coordinator, SOCAR Midstream Operations
Namik Aliyev has worked for 20 years in the pipeline industry, in project management, strategic planning and business development. He was responsible for the Cat B and Cat C projects within the Shah Deniz - 2 FFD and is currently Project Coordinator of the SCPX. bio
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Lessons Learned for Mega Pipeline Projects

Dr. Saltuk DuzyolCEO, TANAP Natural Gas
Saltuk Düzyol has 25 years' experience in various industries comprising lube oil, defense, telecommunications, oil & gas, power generation, distribution and trading. He has worked for diverse public and private sector organisations in Turkey and abroad including Petrol Ofisi Inc. (POAS), Undersecretariat for Defense Industries, Construcciones Aeronauticas S.A. (Spain), Information and Communication Technologies Authority, BOTAS, KOLIN and finally
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IPLOCA HSE & CSR Committee Initiatives 2018

Sue SljivicHSE & CSR Committee Chair, RSK Group
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Dynamic Risk Assessment – Getting to the Point Risk Perception in Pipeline Industry

Jose M. de la TorreSenior Corporate H&S Manager, Trans Adriatic Pipeline
Jose de la Torre is a QHSE professional with more than 15 years' experience in a variety of industries including consulting, pharmaceuticals and oil & gas. He has expertise in organisational design and the implementation of HSE Management functions in an international
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Leadership and Challenge of the Sur de Texas Project

Robert JonesPresident, TransCanada Mexico
Robert Jones is president for Transcanada in Mexico. In this role, Mr. Jones oversees the commercial and organisational requirements of the company's Mexico-based operations. Addionnally, he is responsible for the organisation and execution of business development opportunities across natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, liquid hydrocarbon pipelines and terminals, and power generation and transmission facilitiesbio
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Approaching the Smart Pipeline

Daniele RipariTelecommunication Engineer Lead, SAIPEM S.p.A.
Daniele Ripari has been working for Saipem since August 2000 and has gained significant experience in engineering, procurement and construction of telecommunication and security systems for onshore oil & gas plants, including intensive
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The Archaeology of the Thames Tideway Tunnel

Jack RussellArchaeology Lead, Tideway
Jack Russell is currently the Archaeology Lead for Tideway. He has been an archaeologist for 25 years and has been involved with numerous terrestrial and marine archaeological projects, mostly in the UK but also in Bermuda, the USA, Germany, France and
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IPLOCA Innovation Committee Initiatives 2017

Scot FluhartyChairman of the IPLOCA Innovation Committee, Mears Group, Inc.
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Building and Operating Offshore Infrastructure in Mexico: a New Paradigm

Carlos Morales-GilCEO, PetroBal
In February 2015, Carlos was appointed CEO of the new Mexican oil company, PetroBal. Previously for 32 years, he held a variety of positions in the state owned oil company, Pemex, including CEO of the Exploration and Production division from 2004 to February
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Global Upstream Trends and the Impact of Sustainable Energy

Jonathan GreenManaging Director, Bonmont Energy Sàrl
Jonathan is a business development and competitor intelligence professional with a 35 year career in government advisory, strategy and analysis. He is founding managing director of Bonmont Energy Sàrl, a Swiss-based consultancy specialised in business development and in-depth research and analysis in the energy
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United Nations and the Gas Industry: Time for a Strategic Partnership

Torstein IndrebøVice Chair Bureau, Group of Experts on Gas, United Nations ECE
Torstein took on his current role after retiring from Statoil in 2015. He worked from 1980 with Norsk Hydro, holding various leadership positions in Norway and in Belgium. He also served as Secretary General of the International Gas Union from 2007 to
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The Benefits of Using PE Pipes in Long Lengths; Project Experiences

Ilija RadeljicTechnical Manager - LLLD Export, Pipelife Norge AS
Ilija has over 10 years' experience in dealing with plastic pipes on land and marine projects, ranging from multi-billion dollar power plants, sewer outfalls, desalination and waste water treatment plants. He has collaborated closely with recognised experts in the field of plastic pipes for marine
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IPLOCA Scholarship Committee Initiatives 2017

Steve SumnerChairman of the IPLOCA Scholarship Committee , Lincoln Electric
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IPLOCA HSE Committee Initiatives 2017

Bruno MaertenChairman of the IPLOCA HSE Committee
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Mexico City Reshapes its Future – An Historic View with a Focus on Water Management

Roberto EscartinHistorian, ENAH
Roberto was born and raised in Mexico City and is a teacher of the certification course at the National School of History and Anthropology (ENAH). Roberto conducts tours and lectures on Mexican culture, architecture, and archaeology, guiding business travellers, journalists and groups from travel agents from all over the
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Perspectives for Pemex in the New Mexican Investment Markets

José Ignacio Aguilar Alvarez GreavesCEO, Petroléos Mexicanos (Pemex)
José Ignacio was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Pemex in February 2016. He previously served as Director General of the Mexican Institute of Social Security, and at the Ministry of Finance in Mexico he was Undersecretary of Revenue from 2006 to
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Safety Excellence Leads to Business Performance

Juvenal Macias LupercioDirector and Principal Consultant for Oil & Gas market, DuPont Sustainable Solutions
Nicolas has 26 years' experience with DuPont de Nemours in Western Europe & North Africa. He is a qualified DuPont HSE, process safety & cultural change lead
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TransCanada Pipelines Projects with a Focus on the Unique Execution Challenges in Mexico

David PfeifferVice President, Mexico Projects, TransCanada Pipelines
David is a Canadian pipeliner with more than 20 years' experience in the execution of onshore and offshore pipeline projects, including working in challenging environments such as Bolivia, Ecuador, Nigeria and
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Removing Large Offshore Platforms in a Single Lift: “Pioneering Spirit”

Edward HeeremaPresident, Allseas Group S.A.
Edward started his career in the R&D department of his father's company Heerema Engineering Service. He founded Allseas in 1985. In his role as President, he is responsible for the daily management of the Group, strategic and policy planning, maintaining senior client relations and technological
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Installation of the Atlantis Flowlines and Risers

Bastian ZoonProject Manager, Heerema Marine ContractorsVisit website
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World Oil and Gas Resources

Ken ChewVice President, Industry Performance, IHS Inc.Visit website
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Activities of IPLOCA New Technologies Committee and 2016 IPLOCA Excellence in Project Execution Award

Jean Claude Van de WieleChairman of the New Technologies Committee, Spiecapag
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2016 IPLOCA Scholarship recipients

Doug EvansChairman of the Scholarship Committee, Gulf Interstate Engineering
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Pipeline Mega Projects: Delivering Economic Benefits for Future Generations

Larry BolanderVice President, Sales & Marketing, Energy & Chemicals, Fluor CorporationVisit website
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Operator and Contractor Alliance Use in Pipeline Construction: Case Studies for Success and Failure

Mark BridgersPrincipal, Continuum CapitalVisit website
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Business Trends in the International Upstream Sector in the Current Oil Price Environment – 2016 Update

Jonathan GreenManaging Director, Bonmont Energy SàrVisit website
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The Los Ramones Sur Pipeline Project in Mexico – Lessons Learned

Eric CourtalonProject Technical Director, GRTgazVisit website

Global Economic Conditions with Special Consideration to the Oil & Gas Outlook

Laura SpeakeRegional Chief Economist -Energy & Transportation, CaterpillarVisit website
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Building the Trans Adriatic Pipeline Project – European Leg of the Southern Gas Corridor

Ron OttawayDeputy Project Director & Project Manager, Trans Adriatic Pipeline AGVisit website
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The Changing Face of Paris Through 2,000 Years of Architecture

Marion ProuteauFounder & Director, RobertPINK agencyVisit website
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