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2018 API/AGA Joint Committee on Pipeline Welding Practices

Online Registration is Closed, Please Register Onsite

When: January 23, 2018 - January 25, 2018

Where:Hyatt Regency San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Open for Registration Details

Preliminary Program

This is an invaluable opportunity to be a part of how the U.S. petroleum industry develops and maintains state-of-the-art standards for the fabrication of pipe and tubular goods. As well as technical sessions for two API groups that lead the industry in developing and maintaining state-of-the-art standards for oil well cements and drilling and completion fluids, tubular goods and quality programs.

The informative program will include:
  • Modification Interpretation and Policy
  • Mechanized Welding
  • Weld Procedures and Welder Qualifications
  • Maintenance Welding
  • Fracture Mechanics

Reason for Attending

  • You will have access to technical committee meetings covering API standards and best practices used throughout the industry to promote safe and environmentally sound operations.
  • You will learn about the latest research and development on refining process equipment, including future R&D efforts that may benefit your business in the long run. 
  • You will have many opportunities to make contacts with your colleagues and establish new business connections.


Registration: 202-682-8195 or
Membership status: 202-682-8475
Logistics: Arnetta Smith, 202-682-8149 or
Program: Ed Baniak, 202-682-8135 or

Preliminary Program

Who Should Attend

Members of API/AGA Joint Committee on Oil and Gas Pipeline Field Welding Practices and Subcommittees
The meeting should also be of interest to:
  • Oil and Gas Welding Supervisors
  • NDT Experts
  • Pipeline Welding Experts
  • Pipe Manufacturers
  • Pipeline Contractors
  • Personnel of Service and Supply Companies
Hyatt Regency San Antonio
123 Losoya Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205
Online Reservations
Call: 1-800-233-1234
Group Reference: When making reservations, you may mention the American Petroleum Institute to receive the group rate.
Room Rate: Mention API Group Rate - $235 single/double occupancy
Reservation Deadline: January 8, 2018 or until room block is sold out. After this date, reservations will be accepted at the group room rate on a space available basis only.
Reservations Questions: Contact the hotel directly at 210-222-1234.