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Inside the Albertan Pipeline Industry

Mohammad Pourmohammadbagher, from YPAC’s Edmonton Chapter, shares his perspective 

On June 4th, the Edmonton YPAC Chapter welcomed the leadership team of TYTEC Engineering to the University of Alberta Faculty Club to share their experience of leading a company in the Alberta Pipeline sector with YPAC members. Ziad Araji, President of TYTEC… Read More

Mohammad Pourmohammadbagher, from YPAC’s Edmonton Chapter, shares his perspective 

On June 4th, the Edmonton YPAC Chapter welcomed the leadership team of TYTEC Engineering to the University of Alberta Faculty Club to share their experience of leading a company in the Alberta Pipeline sector with YPAC members. Ziad Araji, President of TYTEC…

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YPAC Participates at CEPA Pipeline Dialogues

YPAC President, Sarah Vandaiyar (currently on secondment with CEPA) recently represented Young Pipeliners at the event in Montreal

Shared from: https://www.aboutpipelines.com/en/blog/pipeline-dialogue-one-of-the-ways-cepa-listens-to-different-perspectives/

Canada’s transmission pipelines connect Canadians to safe and responsible energy. Because our members reach such a broad and inclusive geography with pipelines spanning 118, 000 kilometres in Canada, we… Read More

YPAC President, Sarah Vandaiyar (currently on secondment with CEPA) recently represented Young Pipeliners at the event in Montreal

Shared from: https://www.aboutpipelines.com/en/blog/pipeline-dialogue-one-of-the-ways-cepa-listens-to-different-perspectives/

Canada’s transmission pipelines connect Canadians to safe and responsible energy. Because our members reach such a broad and inclusive geography with pipelines spanning 118, 000 kilometres in Canada, we…

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YPAC’s Transformation into a Pipeline Advocacy Powerhouse

Authored By Tran Mah-Paulson

The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) was formed in 2012 as an independent non-profit led by Young Pipeliners, generally those who are under 35 years old or have less than 10 years of experience either working or interested in the pipeline industry. The organization has… Read More

Authored By Tran Mah-Paulson

The Young Pipeliners Association of Canada (YPAC) was formed in 2012 as an independent non-profit led by Young Pipeliners, generally those who are under 35 years old or have less than 10 years of experience either working or interested in the pipeline industry. The organization has…

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YPAC’s Queen’s TEAM: Report Available!

Last year, YPAC sponsored an engineering design team through Queen’s University’s TEAM Program.  YPAC wanted to extend our congratulations and thanks to the individuals who prepared the resulting pipeline crossing methodology selection tool and report.

Working with educational institutions in Eastern Canada provides a great medium for allowing all Canadians… Read More

Last year, YPAC sponsored an engineering design team through Queen’s University’s TEAM Program.  YPAC wanted to extend our congratulations and thanks to the individuals who prepared the resulting pipeline crossing methodology selection tool and report.

Working with educational institutions in Eastern Canada provides a great medium for allowing all Canadians…

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Featured: Tran-Mah Paulson talks success with Pipelines International

YPAC Advisor and Co-Founder Tran Mah-Paulson, who recently won a YPP Achievement Award, chatted to Pipelines International about his journey as a young pipeliner

In his interview, Tran explains that strong peer networks were fundamental in creating success for him.

“By getting involved with these groups [YPAC/YPP], both as a… Read More

YPAC Advisor and Co-Founder Tran Mah-Paulson, who recently won a YPP Achievement Award, chatted to Pipelines International about his journey as a young pipeliner

In his interview, Tran explains that strong peer networks were fundamental in creating success for him.

“By getting involved with these groups [YPAC/YPP], both as a…

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Banff Pipeline Workshop: Key Takeaways

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

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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

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“Are Pipelines in the Public Interest?”: Nancy Manchak shares her highlights from YPAC’s Recent Edmonton Event

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… Read More

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…

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Pipeline Technology Conference in Berlin: Stella Cunha’s Key Takeaways

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… Read More

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…

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Energy Literacy in Canada

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… Read More

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…

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Breaking Down Barriers

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?”… Read More

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?”…