Pipeline & Gas Journal, Geospatial Information and Technology Association announce agreement to produce annual conference

Gulf Energy Information (Gulf) and its market-leading pipeline media, Pipeline & Gas Journal,and the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) have announced an agreement between the two organizations to produce the Pipeline Technology Forum™, including the 27th GITA Oil and Gas Pipeline Conference.

The Pipeline Technology Forum™ will take place October 16 and 17, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Houston. More than 300 highly qualified professionals are expected at the 2018 event. The two-day event will include general sessions and two-tracks of technical presentations on the use of geospatial technologies, pipeline software, and other applied technologies for the pipeline industry. GITA will also hold its board and association meetings during the event.

“The GITA board and I are extremely happy to have engaged with Gulf Energy Information to produce our 27th annual pipeline event. Our members and attendees should look forward to a refreshed and exciting conference,” said Mark Limbruner, President of GITA. “Gulf’s ability to co-brand our event with the leading trade journal in the market, Pipeline & Gas Journal, and its data for the pipeline industry, make Gulf an ideal partner for GITA and for a vibrant and growing industry segment. The combination will also significantly increase the educational value of our annual conference.”

Brian Nessen, Gulf’s Group Publisher for Pipeline & Gas Journal and Underground Construction, was very enthusiastic when asked about the new partnership between Gulf and GITA: “We are thrilled to be working with GITA to put on the annual conference and to further learning and best practices for  geospatial and pipeline technology professionals. With our very large Pipeline & Gas Journal audience and our new Energy Web Atlas pipeline data, we are ideally suited to work with GITA to make the annual conference the learning and networking epicenter for pipeline technologies.” 


MEDIA CONTACTS: 

Brian Nessen,

Group Publisher, Pipeline & Gas Journal/Underground Construction

Brian.Nessen@GulfEnergyInfo.com

+1 (713) 520-4471 


Mark Limbruner,

President, Geospatial Information and Technology Association

president@gita.org

+1 (724) 743-6705 


ABOUT GULF ENERGY INFORMATION

For more than 100 years, Gulf Energy Information has been the leading provider of business and technical knowledge for the global oil and gas industry. Since its formation in 1916, the company has evolved from a single publication—The Oil Weekly, which was dedicated to upstream activity in the Gulf Coast area of the United States—to a diversified market intelligence and media company. Gulf produces the oil and gas industry’s leading publications: World OilHydrocarbon ProcessingGas Processing & LNGPetroleum EconomistPipeline & Gas Journal and Pipeline News. In addition, Gulf also produces detailed datasets (Construction Boxscore and Energy Web Atlas) containing in depth project and facility data. 

ABOUT GITA

The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is a member-led nonprofit professional association and leading advocate for anyone using geospatial technology to help operate, maintain, and protect the infrastructure, which includes organizations such as utilities, telecommunication companies, and the public sector. Through industry-leading educational events—along with research initiatives, chapters, membership, and other programs—GITA provides education and professional best practices.


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