5th International Conference & Exhibition on "Pipeline Integrity Management"

7-8 March 2019, Hotel Holiday Inn, mayur vihar, new delhi


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Day 1 – 13th March 2015

Mr. Deshpande

Mr. Bajaj

Mr. Khanna

Awards for

Best Paper Presentation

Panel list:

Dr. G. H. Thanki, Dr. V. R. Krishnan, Mr. K. K. Tandon, Mr. Ramdas S. Rahate, Mr. Narendra Pandey

Panel Discussion

Special address by

Mr. Narendra Pandey
Advisor, BORL

Tittle: Pipeline Marine Terminals- its Multi-Task Vessels, SPM’s & Enhanced Safety Using Dynamic Positioning

Mr. Ramdas S. Rahate
Ex Group General Manager- Offshore Logistics


Tittle: Corrsion at pipesupport, causes and solutions

Dr. G. H. Thanki
Director & Principal Consultant
Corrosion Control & Monitoring Consultant

Session 7: Reliability & Safety of existing pipelines

Tittle: Removal of Stuck up Pig from an Operational Pipeline without interruption of Pumping Operation/Pipeline thru put

Mr. N. Karthik

AGM - Pipelines, HPCL-Mittal Pipelines Ltd.

Tittle: Why Pipeline Applications Require Properly Selected Mechanical Seals And Support Systems?

Mr. Ramesh B. Krishnappan

Managing Director, Aesseal India Pvt. Ltd.

Special address by

Dr. V. R. Krishnan

Ex General Manager, EIL

Special address by

Mr. Yatinder Suri

Country Head, Outokumpu

(not able to attend ICEPIM)

Session 6: New Materials, Various Issues in Pipeline Fabrication & Repair

Special address by

Mr. J. S. Grover

General Manager-Offshore, Punj Lloyd Ltd

Tittle: Glass flake filled coating for internal and external pipeline coating

Mr. Rupesh Novthale


Keynote address by

Mr. Narendra Kumar

Managing Director, Indraprastha Gas Ltd.

Session 5: Techniques for Corrosion
Prevention- Cathodic Protection, Inhibitors & Coatings

Day 2 - 14th March 2015

Tittle: Inline Inspection of Hydrocarbon Pipelines through Intelligent Pigging using Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL) Technique

Mr. K. K. Tandon

Director (Technical)

Bhotika Pipeline Services Co. Pvt. Ltd.

Tittle: Hybrid Systems for Pipeline Monitoring and Effective Leak Detection

Dr. Jagdish P. N. Giri

Chief Chemist, HSE, ONGC, Chennai

(not able to attend ICEPIM)

Tittle: Hybrid Systems for Pipeline Monitoring and Effective Leak Detection

Mr. K. V. Siva Rao,  Vice President

Co-authors Mr. M.S.R.K. Bose, Project Manager, Global Services, Energy Solutions International

Keynote address

Mr. Pawan Kumar Aggrawal

General Manager Pipelines

Pipelines, HMEL

Session 4: Latest Inspection Techniques in Pipelines

Risk Management

Tittle: Pipeline Coating – Review on

Epoxy Based Coatings

Mr. Rajes Bardia

Technical Manager, Protective Coating

Akzo Nobel India Ltd.

Tittle: Developments in 3 Layer Polyolefin Coating Materials for Oil and Gas Pipelines

Mr. Chanchal Dasgupta

Application Marketing Manager

Borouge (India) Pvt Ltd, Mumbai

Tittle: Pipeline Integrity through Coatings and Cathodic Protection

Prof. A. S. Khanna

Department Of Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science, IIT Bombay

Session 3: Techniques for Corrosion

Prevention - Cathodic Protection, Inhibitors & Coatings

Tittle:The Path to Operational Excellence through Operational Discipline - An

Ongoing Journey of Improvement

Mr. Nikhil Deshpande

Director(Oil & Gas), Dupont India Pvt. Ltd.

Tittle: Pipeline Life Cycle Extension Strategies- Operation & Maintenance

Mr. Amit K. Sharma

DGM  Business Development

Sanmarg Projects Pvt. Ltd.

Tittle: An effective Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity Management to be an Integral Part of HSE Management System for Indian Scenario

Mr. Sathis Iyengar

Certification Engineers International Ltd.

Tittle: Natural Gas Pipeline Integrity Management in Indian Scenario 

Mr. Rajnish Bajaj, Design Engineer (O&G)

Co-authors Mr. K P Singh, AGM (O&G),

Mr. G V Walimbe, Joint GM (O&G), MECON LTD.

Tittle: The Thinking Man's Guide to the Oil & Gas Industry's Needs into the Future 

Prof. David Newman

Global Oil, Global Petroleum Group

(not able to attend in ICEPIM)

Keynote address

Mr. E. S. Ranganathan

Executive Director, GAIL INDIA

(not able to attend in ICEPIM)

Session 2: Pipeline Integrity, Safety and Reliability Management

Keynote address
Mr. Hirak Dutta
Executive Director, OISD

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Keynote address

Mr. M C Das

Executive Director - Chief HSE


Welcome address by Chief Technical ICEPIM
Dr. G. H. Thanki

Director & Principal Consultant

Corrosion Control & Monitoring Consultant (CCMC)

Inaugural address by Chief Guest

Mr. Ashwani Soni

Director Projects

Engineers India Ltd. (EIL)

Session 1: Inaugural Session