By William G. Beazley, PE, PhD
Oil and Gas Pipeline Field Welding Practices were reviewed at a Joint Committee meeting on January 25, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas.. The meeting drew over 200 members and visitors from owner/operators, fabricators, pipe manufacturers, contractors and inspectors. The attendance reflects the rising interest in pipelines in US, the Americas and elsewhere. The meeting was sponsored by American Petroleum Institute (API) in association with the American Gas Association (AGA).