02 September 2019

YPFB BROUGHT TOGETHER PROFESSIONALS FROM THE SECTOR IN THE COURSE ON PIPELINES INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT DEVOTED TO FORCES OF NATURE, OPERATIONAL ERRORS AND THIRD-PARTY ACTIONS

  • Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, hosted a new edition of Module III of the course on Pipeline Integrity Management devoted to "Forces of Nature, Operational Errors and Third-Party Actions."

    Professionals from Recope, YPFB Transporte, TGI (Transportadora de Gas Internacional), YPF and the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) participated in this training.

    This course aims to provide the knowledge and necessary skills to identify, diagnose, prevent, control and mitigate all the potential problems generated by these types of events.

    Weather and external forces, incorrect operations and third-party actions were the main topics addressed during the course held August 26-31.

    This time, the instructors were Álvaro Castañeda and Hugo García of Ocensa, Jorge Antonio Serna and José Carlos Holters of YPFB Transport, Francisco Ascencio of Ecopetrol, and Lina Velilla of Cenit.

    The training included a visit to the facilities of YPFB Control Center, where participants were welcomed by the Control Room Supervisor, Mr. Román Mayorga.

    For more information on ARPEL courses, please write to cursos@arpel.org.uy.

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