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  • Zaida Rojas, YPAC Outreach Coordinator, Kevin Tsang, YPAC Advisor and co-founder, and Nancy Manchak, Edmonton Chapter Chair, share their learnings For Zaida Rojas, Banff was a great opportunity to learn and get engaged: 3 key takeaways from 2019 Banff Pipeline Workshop * The next incident is likely already in your data * ILI technology is moving forward to the […]

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  • On Tuesday, April 9th, YPAC spoke to the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources about Bill C-69. YPAC encourages members to learn more about Bill C-69.  Want to learn more about how energy policy impacts you?  YPAC is hosting an Energy Policy 101 event on April 29.  Read Sarah’s full statement below. […]

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  • Nancy Manchak is the YPAC Edmonton Chapter Chair and an Engineer, Asset Integrity Projects, at Enbridge On March 18th, the Edmonton YPAC Chapter hosted over forty attendees for their first event of 2019! The event centered on the non-technical aspects of pipeline development in Canada, including advocacy and potential impacts of the currently proposed Bill […]

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  • Stella Cunha is a YPAC Outreach Lead and a Pipeline Engineer at Wood PLC YPAC is part of a global network of young pipeline professional associations under the YPI (Young Pipeliners International) banner.  Member groups include YPP USA, YPP-Brazil, Mexico-YPP, YPP Europe, and YPP-Nigeria. As part of YPAC’s continued commitment to creating a global network of […]

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  • Oil and natural gas provide opportunities and challenges for young professionals looking to grow, make a difference.  https://context.capp.ca/interviews/2019/video_sarah-vandaiyar Sarah Vandaiyar is a pipeline engineer with TransCanada. She recently spoke with CAPP (Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) about working in the industry.,  She says Canada’s oil and natural gas industry offers tremendous opportunities and challenges for […]

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  • On Feb 1-2, 2019, YPAC co-founder, Kevin Tsang, presented at the 11th annual Queen’s University Oil and Gas Speaker Series. This two day conference hosts speakers, recruiters, and Queen’s University alumni from across the world, sharing their experience, insight and knowledge of the oil and gas industry. Also presenting on topics in the pipeline industry alongside Kevin Tsang […]

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  • When YPAC Executives visited Ottawa this past November, one question kept coming up: how do we ensure Canadians understand the energy industry? What is energy literacy and how can it be improved? One organization in Canada that is taking this issue head-on is ENERGYminute, a grassroots group that builds bridges between energy, climate science, and […]

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  • YPAC is excited to announce that we are starting a dedicated University of Calgary Student’s Chapter!  Student volunteers are working towards improving outreach by: Increasing event accessibility Delivering content that with a student perspective Connecting students to the industry in meaningful ways Stay tuned for our first event!

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  • Are you looking to get more involved in the pipeline industry in 2019? YPAC has opportunities to volunteer with the Banff Pipeline Workshop that is taking place from April 8-11, 2019! Please email sarah.vandaiyar@ypacanada.com for more info. More information available: https://www.banffpipelineworkshop.com/. The program includes both working groups and tutorials.  As a volunteer, you’ll have opportunities […]

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  • Results of “Developing the Next Generation of Pipeliners” Survey Released! The development of young professionals is fundamental to creating the next generation of pipeline leaders. In April, YPAC presented to industry leaders at a Competency Seminar hosted by the U of C – “What do young pipeliners need from you?” challenged industry to consider four […]

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