AMI have organised events in
the energy industry for the past 12 years and have built a strength and
reputation for the delivery of these events. Pipeline Coating Houston is just
one of the events in this portfolio which includes Pipeline Coating Vienna, Field
Joint Coating London and Oil & Gas Engineering in London, Asia and Houston.
Using internal market research, AMI is in the prime position to offer attendees
a forum to network and discuss the industry challenges, developments and
“This was a wonderful experience. The Pipeline Coating conference provided lots of knowledge and opportunities to meet new people. Looking forward to being back.”
Corrosion and Materials Engineer, BP
networking and meeting colleagues old and new. Great to get a
feel for the pulse of the industry”
Coatings Specialist, DOW CHEMICAL
View the conference program here.
NEW FOR 2019
Pipeline Coating is focused on polymeric coatings and their protection for steel pipelines for the energy industries, including O&G, water and other energy sources.
With the oil price stabilising,
new exploration and production of O&G, the increase in popularity of shale
and LNG and the requirement for improved pipe infrastructure, this event
provides delegates the chance to participate in two days of conference
presentations with numerous networking opportunities.
With AMI expertise and the
assistance of an industry Advisory Board, the event features a two-day
technical programme that will explore market trends, raw materials, coating
technology & process, inspection & testing, product & material
innovations and research. The challenges and solutions discussed will benefit
all attendees; whether they are in pipe production, factory or field-applied
coatings, pipe maintenance due to corrosion, rehabilitation and repair, testing
and safety as well as learning through case studies.
The event attracts
representatives from across the supply chain from pipe mills to pipe owners and
operators including contractors, raw material suppliers, pipe coaters,
engineers and specifiers, machinery suppliers, researchers and testing and
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For attending, exhibiting or sponsoring enquiries please contact Harriet White,
Conference Organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:
+44 (0) 117 314 8111
New for this year: AMI will be working with
an Advisory Board on the conference programmes, bringing delegates an in-depth
industry knowledge across the supply chain to produce current hot-topic content
featuring technical and market presentations. Members of the Advisory Board are
leaders in their field and bring their experience and expertise to the
Michele L. Ostraat, Advanced Materials Leader, ARAMCO SERVICES COMPANY
Dr. Michele Ostraat, Downstream Research Center Leader for the
Aramco Research Center – Boston, serves in a leadership role directing a
technical team in applied research in chemistry, materials science, and
engineering. Her team translates
materials discovery into commercial opportunities for diverse technologies,
including membranes for gas separation, porous materials for catalysis, and
advanced composites for corrosion resistance. Michele draws upon her technical background in aerosols and
nanomaterials to accelerate technical innovation through development and
optimization of advanced materials for applications in downstream technologies
related to energy and chemicals.
Michele earned her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering
from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, CA.
She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Trinity University in San Antonio,
Texas. She has presented at numerous conferences, co-authored thirty+
peer-reviewed technical papers and written two book chapters. She currently holds fifteen+ patents with
additional patents pending in diverse technical areas, including: nanotechnology, advanced catalysts, and
electronic materials. She has been a
German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Co-Chair, an International
Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) World Chemistry Congress Young
Observer, and a National Academy of Engineering U.S. Frontiers of Engineering
Recipient. She remains active in the
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as a U.S. Expert and Project
Lead for standards development in the area of aerosolized nanomaterials and
occupational safety and health.
General Manager of Canusa-CPS, SHAWCOR
Somaieh Salehpour is the General Manager of Canusa-CPS division of Shawcor. She
received her PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of
Ottawa and has an extensive background in polymer science and engineering
including coatings, polymer adhesives, resins and insulations. In these fields,
she has authored and co-authored patents, a book chapter and several papers in
highly ranked journals.
Somaieh has a passion for innovation and has proven track record of product
life cycle management from idea to commercialisation. She also serves on
various international technical panels and standard committees such as NACE,
ISO, American Water Works Association (AWWA), Canadian Standards Association
(CSA) and International pipe line & offshore contractors association
(IPLOCA). Over the last 10 years, she has actively led several technology and
product development initiatives, also portfolio optimisation efforts in global
and fast-changing markets.
D. Rogozinksi, Global Product Director, Protective & Marine Coatings, THE
Dr. Jeffrey D. Rogozinski has over 28 years of coatings experience and is a
Global Product Director in Sherwin Williams Protective & Marine Coatings
division. He is a member of multiple coatings societies and is an active
consultant on global specification writing including CSA, ISO, ASTM and
NACE. He has been with Sherwin Williams for 9 years and held previous
positions in protective coatings and powder coatings, resin and additive
development for coatings science with an emphasis on polymer synthesis and
structure-property characterization as well as multiple academic
positions. Dr. Rogozinski has his PhD in Applied Science: Polymer and
Composite Chemistry from The College of William and Mary in Virginia.
Mike Surkein, Principal,
Mike Surkein is currently Principal and owner of Surkein Corrosion
LLC. He had over 34 years’ experience with ExxonMobil as a Corrosion /
Materials Specialist with a background in corrosion control, cathodic
protection, coatings and linings, pipe coatings, inspection and material
selection among other skills. Mike has recently retired from ExxonMobil
Development Company, where he was the Senior Corrosion and Materials
Consultant. In this role, Mike was an advisor across all ExxonMobil
Upstream Companies. He addressed technical / business issues critical to
materials / corrosion and influenced technology development within the materials
and corrosion discipline.
Mike is active
in the corrosion and materials international community (ISO, IOGP, CEN, NACE
& ICorr) and has published over 70 technical papers or industry
presentations on various areas of corrosion and materials including
pipelines. Mike represents United States on various ISO standard
committees pertaining to corrosion control including pipeline coatings.
He was the previous Chair of the International Oil and Gas Producers
Association (IOGP) Materials and Corrosion Committee & vice Chair of the
Samuel J. Thomas, INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT (currently at Liberty Coatings)
Samuel has held jobs at the US Army, The Kendall Company/Tyco International (Polyken Pipeline Coating Div.) and Berry Plastics where he was the Vice President and Technology Director for the Corrosion Protection business. Samuel is now an Independent Consultant. His career responsibilities have included coating and equipment technology development, technical marketing, business development, general product management globally and within the USSR and Russia/CIS regions.
Samuel’s accomplishments include the development of new corrosion coatings (patented and becoming the new standard), developed a new manufacturing process specific to Berry Global, proven track record for bartering for the pipeline industry in Eastern Block USSR, participated in research programs with the USSR and Gas and Oil institutes, technology developments (coatings and equipment) for Berry Global, technical support for the Corrosion Protection Group as well as business and technical development for the Corrosion Protection business globally.
Samuel is a member of the AWWA, NACE, ASCE and has several publications and patents to his name.
Philip D. Tooth, Coating
Consultant, TOOTH PIPELINE SERVICES
Philip D. Tooth, began his career with a Field Joint Coating and Induction
Heating subcontractor in the North Sea, Middle East and Australia, obtaining
the industry standard British Gas and NACE coating inspection qualifications
and reaching the position of Operations Manager. Philip has gathered a
wealth of experienced based qualifications whilst progressing through the
Sub-Contractor, Contractor and Client lines of responsibility, contributing to
more than 70 successful projects in over 30 international locations and being
directly involved in the design, development, qualification, installation and
commissioning of a number of specialist J-Lay FJC application equipment systems
for projects in the Black Sea, Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola. From 2002 to
2012 he was engaged almost exclusively on BP projects, fulfilling a variety of
client team roles, both Office and Field based, and eventually that of
Technical Authority on Coatings and Field Joint Coatings.
Philip is a member of the Pipeline Industries Guild, and formerly served on the
BHR Group Field Joint Coating Technical Assessment Committee. In 1989, Tooth
Pipeline Services was established as an independent Coating Consultancy,
providing a range of coordinated, end to end, contract project services, from
FEED/ITT through to Execution.
David Buckby, Senior
Research Analyst, AMI
David Buckby received a MSc in Economics from the University of Bath, in 2014.
Starting his career at Transport Intelligence, a UK-based provider of market
research and consultancy services to the transport and logistics sector, he was
the company’s lead market sizing analyst and managed numerous market sizing and
forecasting studies on logistics markets such as road transport, freight
forwarding and contract logistics. He was also a respected media commentator on
a variety of supply chain topics, being regularly cited by industry
publications. In 2018, he joined the Energy & Infrastructure BU at AMI. His
core areas of focus include plastic pipes and steel pipeline coatings and has
chaired several of AMI’s leading events.
Conference Producer Energy & Infrastructure BU, AMI
Rebecca Utteridge received a MSc In Physical Geography from QMUL in 2009
working alongside stakeholders on a restoration scheme of a central London
river. Rebecca joined AMI in 2012 and became a Senior Conference Organiser
responsible for some of AMI’s largest events and events in the Energy &
Infrastructure BU. After organising the Pipeline Coating events, Field Joint
Coating events and the Oil & Gas events in the UK and US, Rebecca moved to
the new Conference Production department in 2017 and is now responsible for all
conference programmes in the Energy & Infrastructure BU.
ARAMCO SERVICES COMPANY
BERG STEEL PIPE
BORCHERS AMERICAS INC.
BORUSAN MANNESMANN PIPE U.S., INC.
CHARTER COATING SERVICE (2000) LTD.
CHEMETALL US, INC.
CVC THERMOSET SPECIALTIES
STEEL PIPES INDUSTRIES
DENSO NORTH AMERICA
HILCORP ENERGY COMPANY
IBIX NORTH AMERICA LLC
IBIX SRL - TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
LIBERTY COATING GROUP
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
PERFORMANCE POLYMERS AMERICAS LLC
PERMA-PIPE OIL & GAS
INDUCTION HEAT Ltd.
POLYGUARD PRODUCTS, INC.
SCHNEIDER + CO.
SEAL FOR LIFE INDUSTRIES
SSPC: THE SOCIETY FOR PROTECTIVE COATINGS
STUPP COATINGS LLC
SURKEIN CORROSION LLC
TEKNOS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
TESI GROUP LLC
THE DOW CHEMICAL
TINKER & RASOR
UBE AMERICA INC.
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reports from AMI Consulting:
pipe coating - the global market 2018
information contact Astrid.DellaPorta@ami.international
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