Gas System Purging

December 3-5, 2024 | Virtual Instructor-led Training | $1,425

Course Overview:

During this virtual 3-day introductory GTI course each student will be instructed on the safety, engineering, planning, equipment and processes for a proper purge as outlined in the AGA Purging Manual updated on September 2018.  This course involves real world circumstances and hands-on classroom exercises for both distribution and transmission gas systems (including the use of a 30-day trial version of the GASPurge software).  The course is designed for all individuals involved in the purging process at your company.

CEU 1.5 | PDH 15

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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