MDN Reader Discount to Attend Pittsburgh Pipeline Meeting Jan 17

A special offer to MDN readers from the Appalachian Pipeliners Association (APA). MDN readers are invited to the January 2017 APA Dinner Meeting and Presentation: Oil & Gas Journal’s Forecast and Review–2017. Presented by Oil & Gas Journal Editor, Bob Tippee, the presentation (on Jan. 17) is sure to benefit industry operators and suppliers interested in learning more about what’s in store for the year ahead. MDN readers get a special discount to attend…

The meeting will be held January 17th from 5:00 PM through 8:00 PM at the Hilton Garden Inn/Southpointe, 1000 Corporate Drive, Canonsburg, PA 15317. Pre-registration costs: $55/member and $75/non-member. MDN Subscribers will receive Member pricing (a $20 discount) by using the discount code “PART17”. Visit and create an account to register online. If you miss online registration, you are welcome to attend and pay at the door. Onsite registration is $65/member and $85/non-member.

Established in 2015, the Appalachian Pipeliners Association’s mission is to promote pipeline engineering and operational best practices that benefit both association membership and the pipeline industry as a whole. The focus is to raise scholarship funds supporting secondary educational opportunities for the youth of the northern Appalachian region. The APA encourages owners, operators (midstream, transmission and LDC organizations), engineering, environmental firms, ROW/land, and material suppliers to join and become actively involved in being on the forefront of the regulatory, environmental, and technological advances in the industry.

Speaker Bio: Bob Tippee is Editor of Oil & Gas Journal, a weekly trade magazine, and its website, Oil & Gas Journal Online. Since joining the Journal staff in 1977, Bob has written on all technical, economic, and political aspects of the international petroleum industry. His work has won awards from American Business Media, New York Society of Business Press Editors, Association of Petroleum Writers, International Association for Energy Economics, International Association of Energy Advocates, and Houston Society for Technical Communications. Bob has won the Cicero Speechwriting Award three times and was the 2010 recipient of American Business Media’s G.D. Crain, Jr. Award honoring contributions to the development of editorial excellence in business media. He became the Journal’s chief editor in January 1999 and also was Editor-in-Chief of the 1997 through 2001 editions of the Journal’s annual affiliate, International Petroleum Encyclopedia. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, he holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Tulsa and served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for four years.