Gas Distribution Operations

September 23 - 27, 2024 | GTI Energy HQ | $2,450

Course Overview:

During the four-day course, become a more productive employee by upgrading your skills and knowledge in gas distribution operations. Build or expand your knowledge base in the construction, operation, and maintenance of modern gas distribution systems. Apply fundamental technical concepts and relationships to real-life work situations. Discussions and class exercises cover codes and standards, leak inspection, emergency response, meters, pressure regulation, and much more. Economic and safety issues are emphasized throughout the discussions.

CEU 3.4 | PDH 34

Target Audience:

  • Engineers, technicians, supervisors, and managers who are responsible for gas distribution operations
  • Newer employees or managers who want to bridge the gap between formal education and gas industry practice
  • Those with specialized experience who want to broaden and update their knowledge of gas distribution operations

Topics Covered:

  • Natural Gas Industry Structure
  • Properties and Characteristics of Natural Gas
  • History and Evolution of Regulatory Codes
  • Mains and Services
  • Operating and Maintenance (O&M) Requirements
  • Leak Surveys
  • Investigate and Classify an Outside Leak
  • Odor Investigation and Response
  • Leakage Control and Replacement
  • Joining Methods
  • Regulator Operations
  • Cathodic Protection Operations
  • Abnormal Operating Conditions and Emergency Response
  • Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP)
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling
  • Outage Control
  • Uprating

If you're registering with a company colleague (or two or more) at the same time, you can save an additional 10%. (The 10% discount applies only to two or more students taking the same class and does not apply to two students taking separate courses.) Contact us if you plan to use the team discount.

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