July 26, 2023

Pipeline Materials Record Management Workshop

Virtual, Instructor-Led

Event Summary

All matters related to materials used for a pipeline including specifications, related industry standards, record keeping and more. There has been a lot of changes to the regulatory requirements around materials over the past couple years andthis course will help clear up any confusion.

Attendees will receive 6 Professional Development Hours (PDH) upon completion.



  • Pipeline Safety Regulations 49 CFR Part 192
  • ASME B31.8, Code for Pressure Piping
  • Consensus Standards for Materials
  • Materials Specifications
  • Marking of Materials, Documentation
  • Inspection of Materials, Quality Management
  • Approved Vendors, Certifications with Standards Organizations
  • Mistakes and Issues in the Past
  • Reuse of Pipe and Components


Who Should Attend

  • Purchasing department personnel and warehouse or stores personnel
  • Individuals working with pipeline safety regulators (state or federal)
  • Individuals in the compliance group of a Natural Gas Company
  • Individuals performing design, construction or post-construction inspection or testing activities
  • Individuals supervising personnel who perform operations or maintenance activities
  • Individuals with subject matter expertise in operations, maintenance or corrosion control
  • Individuals involved in integrity management activities
  • Individuals performing audits of pipeline safety activities and records
  • Individuals in the legal department and involved with pipeline safety
  • Individuals in a management role responsible for pipeline engineering or operations



Meet the Instructor

John S. Zurcher, Principal, P-PIC

John has spent 30 years in the gas pipeline industry, actively involved in pipeline safety. He served as vice president of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, Pipeline Group, consulting to natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline operators, trade associations and research organizations.

Previously, he worked for Columbia Gas Transmission Company as manager of field services, responsible for company compliance with federal regulations, management of capital budget programs, and development of the corporation’s risk management program.


From 07-26-2023 9:00 am CST until 07-26-2023 4:00 pm CST


Registration Information
Members $450
Non-Members $585

3% fee applied if paying by a credit card

Who can attend?

SGA Cancellation Policy "C"

Have any questions? Contact us. memberservices@southerngas.org