Understanding the CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems Code
Training Course

2 Days

$1895 CAD

Upcoming Sessions
Calgary, Alberta

Monday, February 26, 2024
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Register before February 5th and receive $100 off! Use the promo code EarlyBird.

Course Description
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This two-day course will provide participants with a high-level understanding of the Canadian Standards Association CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems Standard, with an emphasis on practical application of the standard to oil and natural gas pipelines and facilities over the complete lifecycle from design, construction and operation in onshore areas. The course will discuss how the CSA Z662 standard and pipeline regulations act together, and it will also highlight differences in key areas between CSA Z662 and ASME B31.3.

In addition, this course will highlight the implications of the major changes between the recently published 2023 version of CSA Z662 and the 2019 version.

Participants will learn to:

A complete set of course materials and lunch is included in the Understanding the CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems Code course.

Who Should Attend
The course is designed for pipeline engineers, technologists, inspectors or other professionals who require a working knowledge of the standard. Participants are encouraged but not required to bring a copy of the Standard (not included in course fees) to the sessions.

  • Introduction to CSA
  • Scope of the Standard and Terminology (Clause 1 and 2)
  • Loss and Safety Management Systems (Clause 3)
  • Design (Clause 4)
  • Materials (Clause 5)
  • Installation and Joining (Clause 6 and 7)
  • Pressure Testing (Clause 8)
  • Corrosion Control (Clause 9)
  • Operating, Maintenance, and Upgrading (Clause 10)
  • Sour Service (Clause 16)

Joe Paviglianiti, P.Eng
Joe Paviglianiti, P.Eng, is based in Calgary, Canada with over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.  He worked in pipeline and facility construction as an NDE technician before obtaining a degree in engineering. Joe’s current responsibilities include inspecting, incident investigation and integrity management oversight. In addition, he provides input into regulatory and standards development in Canada and internationally. Since 1999, Joe has participated in the development of the CSA Z662 and associated standards as a committee voting member, Chairman of the Construction Technical Subcommittee, Technical Committee and Executive Committee. In addition, he is the current Vice-Chairman of the ISO TC67/SC 2 Mirror committee. Joe received the prestigious CSA Award of Merit for his commitment to CSA standards development. In addition to having published papers in technical conferences proceedings and journals, Joe has provided training and presentations on various integrity management related topics, construction techniques, standards development, and regulations in numerous countries.
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"This course was excellent at providing an overview of applying CSA Z662. It will be very good to apply the principals and guidelines. The classroom instruction, material and content are just right for the technological background."
- Sr. Staff Process Engineer

"The instructor was very enthusiastic and engaging. He did a great job of keeping us interested. The course was very interactive and a good mix of lecture, examples and visuals. The course was very informative."

"The instructor is knowledgable in the area and had real life experiences that related to the topics. The samples to see and touch helped explain much more."
- Project Lead

"Thorough discussion of points that are most relevant to us in Engineering. He made it through all of the relevant sections and gave lots of industry examples with videos and anecdotes. Questions answered well with lots of information."