Dr. Jan Hayes on “Fantasy Planning, Black Swans, and Integrity Management: The San Bruno Pipeline Rupture”

  Summary The San Bruno pipeline rupture in 2010 caused 8 deaths and destroyed a suburb. Although it was profoundly surprising to the company concerned, from a broader perspective it was no surprise at all, stemming from well-known human, organizational and regulatory failures. This presentation will examine the causes of this type of event and […]

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YPP Featured in Downstream Today: Pipeliners Building Another Kind of Infrastructure

by Matthew V. Veazey DownstreamToday Staff This opinion piece presents the opinions of the author. It does not necessarily reflect the views of DownstreamToday. Although pipeliners design, build, operate and maintain oil and gas pipelines, a growing cadre of U.S. pipeline specialists from the West Coast to the Midwest is engaging in some bridge-building as […]

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Meredith Tallack

Background Meredith works for Rosen in the Regional Marketing in Houston, Texas and has been working for Rosen since February 2014. Meredith has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a concentration in Supply Chain Management. What is your current company and position? Company: Rosen (website) Position: Regional Marketing for United States When did you join YPP USA? […]

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Young Professionals Seek Industry Peers

Article Source: North American Pipelines URL: http://napipelines.com/young-professionals-seek-industry-peers/ The oil and gas pipeline industry faces a looming crisis as baby boomers near retirement and leave behind a workforce shortage in their wake. Young professionals are needed as this “experience gap” is one of the main concerns brought up by industry veterans at such events as the […]

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Pipelines International – Young pipeliners lead the way

Young pipeliners lead the way Article Source: Pipelines International URL: http://pipelinesinternational.com/news/young_pipeliners_lead_the_way/100552 By Eric Alvarado, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, San Ramon, CA, USA Featured in December 2015 YPP USA networking happy hour in Houston, Texas. With the baby boomer generation heading towards retirement within the next decade, leaders of the pipeline industry have recognised the need […]

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Pipeline and Gas Journal – Building a Career Pipeline: New Generation of Industry Talent Awaits

Building a Career Pipeline: New Generation of Industry Talent Awaits September 2015, Vol. 242, No. 9 Article Source: Pipeline and Gas Journal URL: http://pgjonline.com/2015/09/15/building-a-career-pipeline-new-generation-of-industry-talent-awaits/ As Mark Miller, a senior oil and natural gas executive with years of experience, was addressing a Baker Hostetler Shale Symposium in Houston in mid-2015 he could not resist the opportunity to talk […]

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Pipeline Research Council International – PRCI Hosts Young Pipeline Professionals USA at TDC

PRCI Hosts Young Pipeline Professionals USA at TDC Article Source: Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) URL: http://prci.org/index.php/site/news_single/prci_hosts_young_pipeline_professionals_usa_at_tdc/ PRCI welcomed the Young Pipeline Professionals USA (YPP USA) for a visit to the new Technology Development Center in mid-July. YPP USA is an organization aimed to educate young professionals about the pipeline industry, create leadership opportunities, foster relationships […]

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