ASME Authorized Training Programme (B31.8S)

B31.8S Integrity, Management & Maintenance of Gas Pipeline
22-24 March, 2012

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Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERMI), an Authorized Training Provider by American Society of Mechanical Engineers is organizing a certified course “B.31.8S Integrity, Management and Maintenance of Gas Pipelines” for Oil and Gas organizations.

Date and Venue:
Workshop Date   :
22-24 March, 2012.
(2.5 days of class room session and half a day of optional field visit)
Workshop Venue   :
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University,
 Raisan Village, Gandhinagar- 382 007
Gujarat, India

Who can attend?
Senior pipeline operation, inspection, maintenance and repair personnel; technical and project managers; mechanical design, welding and QA personnel; pipeline safety and regulatory personnel who have responsibility for pipeline integrity and safety training and implementation of IMP program; and pipeline engineers, supervisors and managers including operations and maintenance personnel.

This course requires prior pipeline experience of at least 3-5 years
Key takeaways

  • Course introduction
  • Terms and definitions
  • Integrity management programme development
  • Gathering, reviewing and integrating data
  • Risk assessments and approaches
  • Integrity assessments and threat mitigations
  • Understanding the results of integrity assessments
  • Prevention and repair methods and practices
  • Preventing mechanical damage to your system
  • Re-inspection intervals
  • Developing the integrity management programme
  • City gas distribution integrity managemen

Course Fee:
The fee for 3 days course is Rs. 35,000/- (Plus 10.3% service tax). The course fee includes technical content, workshop kit, day- time snacks and lunch for the course duration.
There are no additional costs for the optional field visit
Kindly register by filling out the Registration Form
The fee will NOT include travel, dinner or accommodation.
The mode of payment for the workshop is through Demand Draft or Cheque. The Demand Draft or cheque should be drawn in favor of “Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute” payable at Gandhinagar

The deadline to receive a completed and signed form is 10th November, 2011, while seats will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.

GERMI has negotiated discounted rates with the following nearby hotels, including complementary breakfasts, and airport pick-up/drop facilities with some. Participants are requested to make accommodation on their own; however, please feel free to contact us for any assistance. Pick up and drop between Gandhinagar hotels and programme venue would be arranged by GERMI. Please feel free to contact Mr. Bhavik Gajjar, Admin Dept-GERMI (Email: Mob: +91 9925119940) for booking assistance.

Hotel Website Rates*
(Rs. Per Night)
(Taxes Extra)
Complimentary Breakfast Airport
Pick-up / Drop-off
Distance from Venue
Fortune Landmark Single : 2,800/-
Double : 3,200/-
Yes Yes 10.4
Hotel Haveli Inn Email: Single: 750/-
(Including Tax)
Double, AC: 832/-
(including Tax)
No No 13

*Note:The indicated rates are negotiated by GERMI and are subject to the availability of rooms. The hotels may change their rates without notification to GERMI, and hence may not be reflected here. GERMI does not take any liability towards the indicated or actual rates of the hotels.  

Contact InformationMs. Narinderjitkaur Sethi
Project Officer
Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute
1st Floor, Energy Building,
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Raisan Village,
Gandhinagar - 382007 Gujarat, India.
Phone: +91-79-23275370, +91-79-23275361
Fax: +91-79-23275380

About the Organizers
The Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) is a centre for excellence in industry learning, research & development and education. GERMI is set up to develop human resource assets to cater to the conventional and non- conventional energy sectors, improve knowledge base of policy makers and technologists, and provide a competitive edge to professionals.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world.