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Pipeline Defect Assessment Course – Integrity Assessments

Two Day Course

Presented by: Susannah Turner, Principal Consultant and Domenic Di Francesco, Pipeline Engineer

Date:    6-7 June 2016
Venue: Penspen Newcastle Office, Central Square South, Orchard Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3AZ
Price:    £1200 per attendee

Course Objectives

  • To present available methods to assess the significance of defects detected in onshore and offshore pipelines.
  • To give an introduction to fracture mechanics and fatigue and introduce fundamental analytical methods used to assess pipeline defects.

About the Presenters

Susannah has over 20 years experience in the Oil and Gas Industry having worked in pipeline operations, consultancy and research. Her recent  work has concentrated on pipeline integrity and risk management strategies. She is responsible for delivery of technically challenging pipeline integrity, risk and reliability consultancy studies.

Domenic has worked a range of projects for numerous international operators relating to ensuring the integrity of onshore and offshore pipelines and pipework. These include holistic pipeline integrity reviews, pipeline repair studies, pipework vibration mitigation, remnant life assessments, and supporting delivery of a bespoke Pipeline Integrity Management System (PIMS), which included a 1 year secondment with the operator to help them embed new business processes. He is working towards chartered status with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.


For further information or to book your place, please contact us at +44 (0)191 260 6200 or integrity.training@penspen.com.

Click here to download a copy of the course flyer.