(EnergyAsia, March 26, Wednesday) — The ‘2008 Asia Oil and Gas Pipeline Congress’ will be held in Beijing, China from May 22 to 24.

Every year, companies add an estimated 25,000 km of oil and gas pipelines to their network.

The conference will focus on international pipeline projects opportunities, pipeline technology and construction process, outlook for the Indian, Chinese, Russian, Northeast Asia and Trans-ASEAN oil and gas pipelines, and Asia’s offshore pipelines and projects.

Delegates will also learn about offshore pipelay techniques development, risk assessment and integrity management, Asia’s market potential for offshore pipeline equipments, South Korea’s gas trucklines and pipeline grids, LNG pipeline design, construction and management, international pipeline EPC projects management, integrity management practices, and pipeline automation and data communication.

Speakers include Luc Henroid (International Pipeline & offshore Contractors Association), Su Shifeng (CNPC Petroelum Pipeline Bureau), Gerald Doucet (World Energy Council), U Myint Kyi (Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise), Xu Dingming (National Energy Office) and A.M. Uplenchwar (India Oil).

The closed door workshops will address pipeline safety and maintenance practices, market prospects for pipeline steel and welding practices, and technology updates.

Organisers ARA Conferences have lined up sightseeing events for delegates on the third day. Delegates will have a chance to visit the Great Wall, 2008 Olympics games stadium and Forbidden City.

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