September 27, 2017

2018 IPEIA Sponsors

Double Diamond Sponsor

MISTRAS Group (NYSE: MG) is a leading, global one-source provider of asset protection solutions for pressure equipment including services, systems, consulting, monitoring, and maintenance. We perform a wide range of nondestructive testing (NDT) inspection techniques, including in-service and non-intrusive inspections (NII). We follow these up with complementary mechanical services to get your assets back into service as quickly as possible. We’re also equipped to safely access at-height and confined spaces, through the use of rope access technicians and unmanned systems for pre-inspection planning. Our MONPAC technology package enables 100% inspection of metallic pressure vessels during a single test, using MISTRAS’ multi-channel acoustic emission (AE) systems and sensors. CALIPERAY™, MISTRAS’ remote thickness tracking system, provides frequent and precise wall thickness updates for vessels in difficult-to-access and high-temperature areas. We also offer portable solutions for spot corrosion inspections.
Learn more about our complete portfolio of asset protection solutions at Booth 32.
Diamond Sponsor

Tundra provides a variety of solutions with a focus on integrated packages to suit industrial, light industrial, and commercial process applications. Tundra has recently expanded geographically to support a full line of pressure management devices including Farris Pressure Relief Valves, Continental Disc (rupture discs), and Groth Corp. (storage vessel pressure and vacuum protection).
Farris is the world-leader in pressure safety valves and facility pressure management and Tundra is now able to supply a variety of Curtiss-Wright Valve Group products including Farris Pressure Relief Valves, Solent and Pratt butterfly Valves and Phonix Group products.
Tundra provides factory trained service technicians and support to assist with installation, commissioning, and after-sales support.
Platinum Sponsors

IRISNDT is a global innovator in Nondestructive Testing, Materials Engineering and Software Systems, providing specialized NDT, pipeline and pressure equipment integrity, rope access and heat treatment services.  Started in 1953, IRISNDT focuses on quality and safety, and provides leading edge technologies and service excellence to an ever-expanding clientele in North America and the United Kingdom.

Nortech Advanced NDT has been providing Western Canada with a complete range of nondestructive testing services for over 30 years including advanced inspection types and innovative technology approaches for asset/equipment tracking purposes.  With our highly qualified technicians, backed by a committed and experienced management team, we exceed our client’s expectations while providing a sense of comfort and confidence in choosing a reliable, safety-committed, environmentally conscious, technology advanced NDT company.
Gold Sponsors

Unified Valve Group services all valve types and is acknowledged as the leading pressure safety valve (PSV) service and procurement provider in Western Canada. Throughout our branches and fleet of mobile On-Site repair and Maintenance vehicles, Unified ensures safety comes first and your assets are always protected in ValveTek – the most comprehensive data management solution in our industry.

Select-SAI Inc. is the Premier North-American manufacturer of carbon/low alloy, stainless, nickel and hard surfacing tubular welding products for all your demanding oil/gas welding applications with over 100 distribution locations across Canada to serve you. ARCOS Industries LLC, sets the Standard Of Excellence in high performance stainless and nickel welding alloys for the oil/gas market, regardless the welding process we’ve got you covered with quality North-American manufactured products with over 100 distribution locations across Canada to serve you.

Team Industrial Services is the worldwide leader in minimizing equipment and asset downtime and maximizing performance by providing critical services for our customers. We offer Conventional and Advanced Inspections services, industry leading wireless Heat Treatment services, Specialized Mechanical Services and Industrial Rope Access Services.

Acuren provides state-of-the-art conventional and advanced nondestructive testing and examination (NDT & NDE), inspection, engineering, condition based monitoring, and rope access enabled services (industrial services and NDT), delivered through over 80 locations and over 4,000 employees. Our commitment to innovation is ongoing, as is our development of programs to support the integrity of your assets and to significantly lower your costs of operation.

Tidewater was incorporated on February 4, 2015, to pursue the purchase, sale and transportation of NGLs throughout North America and export to overseas markets. We continue to investigate numerous opportunities with North American producers and mid-streamers for the acquisition and operation of such infrastructure projects.

For over 45 years RAE Engineering and Inspection Ltd. has served industry throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. We provide our clients with engineering, inspection and laboratory services with the goal of improving reliability, ensuring asset Integrity and adhering to regulatory compliance of their assets.

Wood is the leading provider of asset integrity solutions to the energy and industrial sectors with unrivalled expertise across the asset life cycle. We provide integrity management, robust due diligence, detailed risk analysis and technical assurance to help our customers effectively manage risk and assure the safety of their facilities. We maximize performance to ensure the successful start-up and ongoing operability of assets. Our measured approach to problem solving ensures productivity is achieved safely and economically. Our all-of-facility care includes specialist services spanning the whole spectrum of integrity such as; risk based inspections, integrity software, operations readiness, maintenance strategies and management, spares management and optimisation, in addition to unrivalled niche competency in the areas of vibration dynamics and noise.

Innovator is the fastest growing specialty service provider in Canada. We offer Specialty Maintenance and Construction services required in maintaining high temperature and high pressure piping systems, which are utilized in heavy industry. We support the Construction, Commissioning, Maintenance and Turnaround requirements of any project.

KASI Technologies, is an ISO-9001 registered company based in Edmonton, Alberta, and the largest supplier of Field Heat Treating Equipment in Canada.  KASI also specializes in the sales and rentals of Field Machining and Bolting Equipment. We are an authorized agent for Hotfoil-EHS, Torq-Lite and Mactech Field Machining products that are manufactured in the USA.

Canadian Natural is a senior independent crude oil and natural gas exploration, development and production company based in Calgary, Alberta. Our diversified operations are focused in Western Canada, the North Sea and Offshore Africa, which enables us to generate significant value, even in challenging economic environments. Our balanced mix of light, heavy, and synthetic crude oil and natural gas represents one of the strongest and most diverse asset portfolios of any energy producer in the world. Canadian Natural takes pride in delivering energy to Canada and the world in a safe, effective, efficient, and environmentally responsible way. We are committed to working together with the communities where we operate to build long-lasting positive relationships in the areas of employment and business development, education and training, and community investment.
Silver Sponsors

ABSA, the pressure equipment safety authority, is authorized by the Alberta Government for the administration and delivery of safety programs related to boilers, pressure vessels and pressure piping systems in Alberta. These safety programs are provided to ensure public safety and include the complete life cycle of boilers, pressure vessels and pressure piping systems.
Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. Asset Integrity Management is at the heart of Aker Solutions’ core capabilities. This competency is based on a track record of experience spanning over 30 years, combining talent, experience and technology to maximize insight, optimize current practices and evolve asset performance. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to for more information on our business, people and values.

Optic QA offers inspection services backed by over 35 years in the business. We are committed to ensuring that our clients receive the best product possible from their vendors by providing dedicated and professional service.

The Upstream Chief Inspectors Association (UCIA) is an organization made up of 37 members companies with a mandate to ensure the safety, reliability, and integrity of upstream or midstream facilities through open dialogue between representatives of owner companies and jurisdictions. UCIA Provides a forum for information exchange and discussion between owners on issues relating to the safety, reliability, and integrity of pressure equipment. We also Provide a forum for two way communication with regulators on issues that pertain to upstream facilities and submit input on regulations and industry guideline documents.

Since 1991, Northern Materials Engineering Inc. has provided expertise on pipeline and pressure equipment integrity management, corrosion control and monitoring, metallurgical engineering, and failure analysis.
Our focus on technology extends to our online integrity management system, El Tigre, which allows our clients to track information for pipelines, pressure equipment and tanks, with NCR and MOC controls.

Applus+ RTD is a worldwide leader in the testing, inspection and certification sector. We are a trusted partner, enhancing the quality and safety of our clients’ assets and infrastructures while safeguarding their operations. We deliver this through our technical capabilities, innovative approach, and motivated team that is committed to operational excellence. At Applus+ RTD, our focus never veers from integrity and ethics, independent assessments, customer satisfaction and safety at work.

The National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors was created in 1919 to promote greater safety to life and property through uniformity in the construction, installation, repair, maintenance, and inspection of pressure equipment. The few of National Board’s functions include: promoting safety and educating the public and government officials on the need for manufacturing, maintenance, and repair standards, offering comprehensive training programs in the form of continuing education for both inspectors and pressure equipment professionals, and setting worldwide industry standards for pressure relief devices and other appurtenances
through operation of an international pressure relief testing laboratory.
Bronze Sponsors

ConocoPhillips Canada is the Canadian division of ConocoPhillips, the world’s largest independent exploration and production company based on production and proved reserves. Throughout our 110 years of history in Canada, we have remained committed to innovation and responsible energy development.

Quality assurance is key to success to ensure reliability and integrity of your assets. Echo NDE ensures quality through full service NDE and integrity inspections. Echo offers a full service solution with an array of inspection including NDE, specialty inspections (eddy current, guided wave, advanced ultrasonic, etc…) and pipeline integrity.

Recognized as a leading safety authority – a Saskatchewan service provider, inspiring and shaping excellence in public safety. In collaboration with owners, operators and industry, we provide professional safety, educational and regulatory services that instill a high level of confidence in our public safety system.

(IRM) is a Integrity Risk Management IRMsmall asset integrity management company specializing in the inspection and management of process containment equipment for distinctly diverse clientele.

Streamline Inspection Ltd is a growing company that takes pride in a vast variety of services which include API Inspections 510, 653 & 570, NDT, 3D Laser Scanning and Engineering evaluations for Pressure Vessels, Piping and Above Ground Storage Tanks throughout Canada.
With over 70 years of experience among senior staff, Streamline is the right choice for all your required inspections, Integrity, Reliability, Accuracy…Streamlined.

We deliver leading edge asset integrity and risk management solutions for pipelines, pressure equipment, tanks and associated equipment. Our services include regulatory compliance, asset risk management, corrosion management, failure analysis, material selection, inspection program development and audits.

The AbaData Equipment Management system is a user-friendly online program that allows pressure equipment owners of all sizes to manage all aspects of their equipment inventory. Residing within AbaData – one of the energy industry’s leading mapping programs – users can manage inspection scheduling, generate tasks, non-conformances and management of change reports to ensure that all regulatory requirements are met.

As a global leader in consulting engineering services and solutions since 1972, Stress Engineering Services has been providing the most comprehensive design, analysis and testing services with an unsurpassed level of engineering integrity and skill. Our Downstream Plant Services practice provides timely and cost-effective engineering solutions to improve plant and refinery on-stream efficiency, safety, and reliability.

Maverick Inspection Ltd. has been introducing new technology and methods to industry in Western Canada for over two decades. The services we have pioneered set the standard in remote sensing technology such as Ground-penetrating Radar, Remotely Operated Video & Specialized Utility Locates.

Enerspec Manufacturing is a provider of environmentally friendly chemicals for the Western Canadian oilfield. Our flagship product is NeutraGas 365 – a non-traditional (non-triazine/ amine) organic chemistry that neutralizes H₂S, it is the only H₂S scavenger that meets (exceeds) the OECD 301D requirement. It is truly environmentally friendly and produces no precipitates and contains no formaldehyde, yet is more effective and cost efficient than most existing scavengers.

Quest Integrity is a global leader in the development and delivery of asset integrity and reliability management services and solutions. The company’s solutions consist of technology-enabled, advanced inspection and engineering assessment services and products that help organizations improve operational planning, increase profitability, and reduce operational and safety risks.

Integra Technologies are specialists in leak detection, leak prevention, and leak correction. Through specialized services, and engineered products, we have delivered Certainty of Outcome to the energy industry for 30 years.

Shepherd Industrial Supply provides inspection ports for NDT testing. Sizes range from 1.75” ID to 5” ID as well as a 2,5” x 12” elongated port. Temperature ranges from 648C/1200F to -120C/-185F.

The CCIA is an association of member companies or individuals that provide asset integrity management (pressure equipment integrity services) and contract chief inspector services to operating companies in Western Canada. The objective of the association is to represent its members in liaison with local regulators, owner and operating company associations and other professional services associations.

Global Integrity & Specialty Services (GISS), utilizes Advanced Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Technology, to reduce your RISK when managing Asset Integrity. Our approach to RISK REDUCTION, has a direct benefit to “C-Suite Executives”, Quality Managers, Operations Managers, and Field Integrity Staff. “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”, is a very expensive lesson to learn.

We provide engineered CRN registration solutions. At your service.

Brais Inc. is a Integrity inspecting and assessment company based in Wainwright, AB with field offices in Buck Lake, AB and Kindersley, SK. Offering Certified Jurisdictional Inspectors, API inspectors, CWB Inspectors and NDE Technicians in Western Canada. Brias also offers API Certification training courses and has the only “Simulated Oil Battery” set up for hands on training with real situation findings in North America.

Maple Group is offering a wide range of technical services which includes Inspection, Quality, Asset Integrity, Maintenance and Reliability Engineering to various Industries. Maple Group has been recognized as a reputable company involved with supply of high quality Inspection Services to many of the worlds recognized operators and contractors. We are able to offer our clients a complete range of Inspection & Expediting Services. Maple Group has recently expanded itself to be a one stop solution for all manpower needs including but not limited to the ranks starting from Project management to laborers.

Our mission is to a be a leader, innovator and world class provider of speciality services and equipment rentals to effectively satisfy our customer needs while providing our team of employees the highest level of safety, training and support in the industry.
Bronze Jr. Sponsor

An owner association of Chief Inspectors and Pressure Equipment Quality Program Administrators focused on continuously improving and optimizing safety, reliability, and integrity of “New” and “In Service” pressure equipment in Refinery, Upgrader, SAGD and Petrochemical facilities within Alberta.

The Generation Utilities Advisory Committee (GUAC) is a not-for-profit non-governmental body formed in 2001 with encouragement from the Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA). Members of this Committee are comprised of industry experts from all provincial power generating companies, with a growing membership from smaller independent power producers. GUAC members ensure that industry concerns are addressed and reflected within the jurisdictional legislation of the member’s province, as well as provide representation from industry to the Pressure Equipment Sub Council of the Alberta Safety Codes Council, and the organizational committee of the IPEIA conference. GUAC is also concerned with advancing the standards of In-Service Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors within the Utilities and IPP environment.

Media Sponsors

Inspectioneering is your trusted source for information related to asset integrity management in the O&G, Chemical, and Petrochemical industries. Since 1995, Inspectioneering has dedicated itself to helping engineers and inspection professionals around the world keep their assets operating safely and reliably.