YPAC EVENTS

  • YPAC and CCI Inc invite you to join us in a workshop to learn about Horizontal Directional Drilling. In this workshop, CCI will present various Engineering and Construction activities that are required to complete trenchless and trenched crossings, including: Route evaluation and selection Basic Engineering Design Front End Engineering Design (FEED) Engineering Design Specifications/Detailed Engineering Design   CCI […]

  • Have you ever wondered about the role of the regulators in Canada for the pipeline industry?  The Young Pipeliner’s Association of Canada (YPAC) in Calgary is proud to present the Pipeline Project Life Cycle Discussion Series held over lunch at the Calgary Petroleum Club. The Pipeline Project Life Cycle Discussion Series will provide insight from industry experts into various aspects of a liquids […]

  • Speaker: Dr. Weixing Chen Dr. Weixing Chen is currently a professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta. His research on stress corrosion cracking of pipeline steels has been supported by various organizations including major Canadian pipeline operators, PRCI, US Department of Transportation and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council […]

  • YPAC is looking for volunteers to sit on the 2016-17 Council.  If you are interested in participating in YPAC please attend the AGM and sign up as a volunteer on our website indicating what position you’d like to sign up for.  There are many positions open for the next two years.  Our charter is found on […]

  • YPAC Case Study: Liquid Pipeline Case Study Event Description: The YPAC Case Study was initiated in October 2015. The presentations will follow a Progressive Case Study that will walk young pipeliners through the work that is required to conceptualize, design and operate a Liquid Pipeline in Alberta. Our next Guest speaker will be providing an overview […]

  • Tiratsoo Technical and Clarion are again organizing some training courses in Calgary in the first week of December. As a result, they have graciously invited YPAC members & their mentors to an after-work social meeting at the Westin Hotel at 17:30-19:00 on 1 December, along the lines of the one we organized in December, 2013 (but […]

  • With the recent rejection of KXL and depressed global oil prices, it has become increasingly more important for Canadian oil & gas products to reach tidewater to compete on the global market. Numerous Canadian pipeline projects are being subjected to the most rigorous regulatory review ever experienced, and the industry would like to better understand the future of Canadian […]

  • Registration has now been opened for the speaker event at the Ramada Edmonton Hotel & Conference Centre on December 3rd. Speaker: Mathew Bussiere, Lead technical resource for leak detection research at C-FER Topic: “Experimental Evaluation of External Leak Detection Technologies for Liquid Hydrocarbon Pipelines” Speaker Biography: Mathew earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in mechanical […]

  • Ever wonder what drives the business case for a pipeline project? The Young Pipeliner’s Association of Canada in Calgary is proud to present the Pipeline Project Life Cycle Discussion Series held over lunch at the Calgary Petroleum Club. The Pipeline Project Life Cycle Discussion Series will provide insight from industry experts into various aspects of a liquids pipeline project. The focus of this […]

  •   Registration is now open for the speaker event at the University of Alberta Faculty Club on October 21st. Topic: “Life in the Fast Lane? How About Life in the “Pipe” Lane.” Keynote Speaker: Paul Givens, Project Manager at TYTEC. YPAC will host Paul Givens, Jeffrey Yeo, Chad Nedohin, and Omar Araji, key members of […]