Classroom Training

Each scheduled classroom course offers in-depth presentations by seasoned industry experts, team activities, and exercises that encourage effective problem-solving.

Courses are held at the O’Hare Residence Inn, conveniently located in downtown Rosemont IL surrounded by several dining options, shopping and activities. The hotel is near several transportation options to downtown Chicago, including trains and cabs.

Transmission Pipeline Design and Construction Practices

June 17 - 21, 2019 | MicroTek Training Center, Chicago, IL

As part of this four and a half-day session, work through the pipeline design process—from pipe sizing measurements to post-construction recordkeeping under the guidance of industry experts.

Measurement & Regulator Station Design (Distribution & Transmission)

June 24 - 28, 2019 | MicroTek Training Center, Chicago, IL

As part of this four and a half-day course, seasoned design experts will explore the many important aspects of designing pressure regulation, overpressure protection, and pressure control facilities.

Compressor Station & Systems Design

July 15 - 19, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

Build the practical skills you need to design a single-unit compressor station during this 4.5 day program.

Pipeline Safety Regulatory Compliance Training

July 22 - 26, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

In recent years, we’ve seen an unprecedented level of pipeline safety regulatory compliance activity: Transmission Integrity Management (TIMP), Distribution Integrity Management (DIMP), Control Room Management (CRM).

Gas Distribution Engineering Weeks 1 & 2

July 29 - August 9, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

Gas Distribution Engineering has played an essential role in the training of thousands of distribution engineers for 70 years. This comprehensive course consists of two 4½-day weeks.

Gas Distribution Engineering Week 1: Piping Systems & Materials

July 29 - August 2, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

In Week 1, Piping Systems and Materials, you'll get an understanding of the properties and design of piping systems—steel and plastic pipe (and cast iron, where appropriate)—and explore incident investigation, leakage control, repair/replace decisions, corrosion and cathodic protection, route selection criteria, and more.

Corrosion Control Field Skills Training

July 30 - August 1, 2019 | GTI HQ, Des Plaines, IL

Participants build on natural gas industry corrosion control knowledge and acquire the hands-on skills required for the operating and maintenance of gas pipeline systems. Class exercises will develop the required skills in problem solving and troubleshooting of corrosion problems that are experienced in the gas pipeline industry. The student for this course will receive classroom and practical hands-on training.

Gas Distribution Engineering Week 2: System Planning

August 5 - 9, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

In Week 2, System Planning, you'll learn measurement principles; meter fundamentals; pressure regulation principles; overpressure protection; gas supply planning; gas control operations; system design principles and considerations; load estimating; gas flow principles and equations; system modeling; and enhancing pressure by redirecting flow.

ECDA Inspection Tools

August 13 - 15, 2019 | GTI HQ, Des Plaines, IL

Get your hands on four of the most common ECDA inspection tools and learn to use them and interpret the data during this two and a half-day course.

Prevention and Mitigation of Gas System Overpressurization

August 19 - 20, 2019 | GTI HQ, Des Plaines, IL

As part of this two day course, students involved in the design, operations and construction of gas piping systems will review gas industry incidents and learn how to mitigate overpressurization. This course focuses on overpressurization factors other than the regulator equipment and is relevant to industry lessons learned.

External Corrosion Direct Assessment / Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA/ICDA)

August 26 - 29, 2019 | GTI HQ, Des Plaines, IL

In the two workshops (ECDA 2.5 days + ICDA 1.5 days) you'll learn the four steps needed to assess corrosion inside and outside of your pipeline.

Underground Storage Integrity

September 10 - 11, 2019 | GTI HQ, Des Plaines, IL

In this two-day course, students involved in the engineering, design, operation, maintenance and integrity management of underground natural gas storage fields will review industry regulations, incidents, and learn requirements and best practices in storage field management.

Gas Transmission Operations

September 23 - 27, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

During this four and a half-day course, expand your knowledge of transmission systems and important related issues through interactive case studies and expert guidance.

Gas Controller Training for Distribution/Transmission

September 30 - October 4, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

During this four-day course, get a fundamental understanding of natural gas equipment, how it operates, and how it impacts the pressure and flow of gas.

Gas Distribution Operations

October 28 - November 1, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

GTI in partnership with SGA presents this four and a half-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.

Measurement & Regulator Station Design (Distribution & Transmission)

November 4 - 8, 2019 | Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

GTI in partnership with SGA presents this four and a half-day course, seasoned design experts will explore the many important aspects of designing pressure regulation, overpressure protection, and pressure control facilities. Learn system metering for optimal accuracy and ease of maintenance. Examine the issues that need attention when retrofitting or replacing the facilities or altering their operation and maintenance – with an emphasis on safety.

Marketing Fundamentals for the Energy Industry

June 3 - 7, 2019  |  Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

During the four and a half-day session, get a solid introduction to the industrial and commercial market segments and the ways to develop and maintain good customer relationships. Participate in group problem-solving to reinforce the topics.

Gas Technology Fundamentals

June 10 - 14, 2019  |  Residence Inn O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

In this four-day course, learn about the gas technologies and applications used by industrial and commercial end users. Understand today’s gas end user technologies—burners, water heating, boilers, sizing of heating equipment, operation of HVAC in commercial buildings, venting systems, and interior gas piping.

Efficient Gas Technologies

June 17 - 19, 2019  |  GTI HQ, Des Plaines, IL

This two-day course focuses on new and existing gas technologies from the perspective of efficiency. It covers high-efficiency boilers, process heaters, water heating systems, electric generation systems, and economic justification methods for high-efficiency gas equipment.

Commercial Food Service

November 12, 2019  |  GTI HQ, Des Plaines, IL

Food service is one of the largest users of natural gas in the commercial marketplace. Learn about the food service segment which covers the structure of the food service market, functional layout of food service kitchens, available equipment, and typical issues for the food service customer. This 1-day course can be taken on its own or as part of GTI’s RCGC (Registered Commercial Gas Consultant) certification program.

Fundamentals of Baseload LNG: Markets, Technology, Economics

September 24 - 26, 2019  |  MicroTek Training Center, Houston, TX

Engage with leading LNG technical and commercial experts to learn new trends and applications in LNG markets, pricing, contracts, gas supply, project economics and business models, LNG shipping, liquefaction and regasification technologies and more.

Understanding LNG Terminals and Terminal Operations

October 1 - 3, 2019  |  MicroTek Training Center, Houston, TX

This course provides a thorough understanding of terminal operations in the context of the global LNG industry. The course will be taught by experts with years of LNG industry experience.

Introduction to Small Scale LNG

October 28 - 29, 2019  |  MicroTek Training Center, Houston, TX

This 2-day course is designed to provide interested parties with a thorough understanding of the global small-scale LNG value chain. It will equip attendees with fundamental knowledge of small-scale LNG projects and operations from both commercial and technological perspectives.

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  • Save $200 when you register up to one month in advance. The discounted fee will display during these time periods.
  • Register with a company colleague (or two or more), and save an additional 10%. Contact us before you make the purchase to receive a coupon code to take advantage of this discount. (The 10% discount applies only to two or more students taking the same course/class and does not apply to two students taking separate courses/classes.)​
  • U.S. Military Personnel and Veterans may receive an additional 15% off all GTI training. Contact us before you make the purchase to receive a coupon code to take advantage of this discount.

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