The Midstream Oil and Gas Congress (MOGC) has published the business program for the event, taking place in Thessaloniki, Greece on 18–19 February 2019.
MOGC is dedicated to the midstream environment: pipelines and all that is related to pipeline issues including construction and installation, maintenance and inspection, oil and gas transportation strategies and methodology, and marine logistics.
The event’s two-day business program features ten sessions, covering topics such as oil and natural gas pipeline transportation, pipeline inspection, and pipeline planning and construction.
On the first day of the event, the business program will feature a plenary session that gives an overview of the energy infrastructure and storage environment in Europe, a European gas market evaluation and forecast, a discussion of pipeline gas versus LNG, and an overview of infrastructure updates and LNG versus Russian pipes.
Following the plenary discussions, the first day of the program will feature four sessions focusing on different topics, while the second day of the program will feature a further six sessions.
The topics to be covered by the whole program are as follows:
Session 1: oil and natural gas pipeline transportation – global overview
This session will cover the key drivers and challenges of the transportation industry and a new facilities and projects overview.
Session 2: oil and natural gas pipelines transportation – European market
This session will focus on the interconnectors and their future in Europe; transnational pipeline structures; and a new facilities and projects overview from transmission operators.
Session 3: oil and natural gas pipelines transportation – planning and construction
This session will feature presentations on the operators’ views of transportation challenges and case studies from service providers and equipment manufacturers.
Session 4: offshore pipeline planning and construction
This session will cover the special aspects of offshore pipeline construction and case studies featuring design and installation challenges.
Session 5: oil and gas trading and supply – international perspectives
This session features presentations on the regulatory and financial models, security of supply and competitive markets.
Session 6: oil and gas storage – storage as part of energy transition in Europe
This session will focus on global storage market trends and challenges.
Session 7: oil and gas storage – technical stream
This session will examine case studies from storage operators, as well as technical case studies from solution providers.
Session 8: oil and natural gas pipeline transportation – corrosion prevention
This session will cover trenchless construction technologies and cost-effective solutions for the coatings on pipelines.
Session 9: pipeline inspection, testing and other quality assurance
This session will feature presentations on methodologies and innovative practices for inline inspection; new technology in leak detection systems and safety; and non-destructive testing and pipeline inspection.
Session 10: pipeline maintenance and repairs
This session will focus on an overview of the advanced pipeline risk assessment; de-risking solutions for pipelines; pipeline maintenance process losses avoidance; and composite repair of pipelines.
MOGC is carefully planned in a closed-door format to ensure that delegates consist of decision makers who contribute to a fruitful networking space.
MOGC is expected to attract almost 200 delegates from more than 100 companies, who will be involved in more than 50 meetings.
For more information visit the MOGC website.
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