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Featured LDAR Training Sessions and Presentations

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The 2018 4C Conference is featuring the most amazing collection of LDAR-focused training sessions and breakout presentations yet!

Everything from the fundamentals of LDAR regulations to the finer points of implementation and regulatory drivers will be featured at the conference in San Antonio, Texas April 3-5. Register today to get unprecedented access incredible networking opportunities, training sessions, and breakout presentations on cutting edge HSE topics.

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2018 LDAR Training Courses

LDAR Excellence

A 2-Day intense dive into best practices, continuous improvement and new-generation technology for all things Leak Detection and Repair / Fugitive Emissions. This workshop will feature discussion on LDAR program revalidation, as well as technology, tools and work practices to help elevate your LDAR program to excellence with cost-effective and efficient opportunities for improvement.

LDAR – Beyond Basics and Underneath the Rules

An in depth look at LDAR Basics from a fresh perspective.

Optical Gas Imaging

Offered by FLIR – Infrared Training Center, this course covers the regulatory framework of Method 21 and 0000A and methods of compliance with the use of optical gas imaging. Topics of discussion will include the OGI certification process, how to use the Optical Gas Imaging camera technology and techniques, how optical gas image is a combination of art, science, technique, and interpretive skills, the basic safety practices for doing an OGI inspection, applications and innovative methods of inspection.

Advanced Topics in Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging

Optical gas imaging (OGI) continues to gain acceptance in the petroleum and petrochemical industries for both safety and environmental applications. The new NSPS OOOOa and BLM regulations for the oil and gas sector both allow for OGI as the primary Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) technology. These new regulations bring new requirements for OGI inspections and operators choosing to use OGI as a compliance tool. In addition, the field of OGI continues to advance with new methods, new sensor technology and new applications emerging. A QOGI method is now available to provide real-time measurements of leak rates.

This course will review the fundamental aspects of optical gas imaging and describe how they relate to the new OGI related regulations. The OGI related requirements for a OOOOa compliant monitoring plan will also be examined. A Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging method will be presented along with results from blind testing and side-by-side comparisons to other quantitative methods. Applications for QOGI in the oil and gas sector will be presented and discussed. The course will conclude with a survey of the latest developments in the field of Optical Gas Imaging with an emphasis on applications for the petroleum and petrochemical industries.

Valve Essentials

What topics are covered?

Introduction to valve basics, Multi-turn valves: gate, globe, needle, pinch and diaphragm valves, Self-acting valves: check valves, Quarter-turn valves: ball, plug and butterfly valves, Common design features: end connections, gaskets, bonnets, stems, stem seals, seats, backseats and trims, Topics relating to valve ratings, materials, testing and more

What do attendees receive?

Certificate of completion, Valve Essentials Workbook with notes from the course, Print copy of Valve World Americas journal Digital subscription to Valve World Americas journal

Who should attend?

Newcomers to the valve industry-employees at plants and facilities that use valves and related equipment, Professionals with experience in one area or product type who need an overview of entire spectrum of valve equipment, Manufacturers and distributors who sell valve products, Companies that supply and service the valve industry

2018 LDAR Presentations

The Future Technology of LDAR – Joshua Pinter – Product Manager, CNTRAL Inc.

What is a Connector? When Do I Have to Monitor It? – Inaas Darrat – Director – Chemical Sector Services, Principal Consultant, Trinity Consultants

Quad Oa LDAR – Process and Procedures – Gabriel Kent – Lead – Environmental Services, OTA COMPRESSION / KIMARK SYSTEMS

OOOOa LDAR Compressor Station Case Study Results – Terence Trefiak – President, Target Emission Services

LDAR 2.0: LDAR for Environmental Compliance and LDAR for Operational Excellence – Steve Probst – CEO and Founder, 4C Marketplace

Levels of Compliance – Tanya Jackson – Project Manager, Montrose Air Quality Services

Grey Areas of LDAR – Rex Moses – CEO, LDARtools

Current Fugitive Emission Standards for Valves and Laboratory Test Methods – Matthew Wasielewski – President, Yarmouth Research and Technology, LLC

Environmental, Health & Safety Driving Grab Sampling Culture – Troy Knutson – Environmental Department, Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company

See all the 2018 presentations here.

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