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WORKSHOP ON THE PREVENTION OF WATER POLLUTION DUE TO PIPELINE ACCIDENTS

WORKSHOP ON THE PREVENTION OF WATER POLLUTION DUE TO PIPELINE ACCIDENTS

08 - 09 May 2005
Berlin Germany

The workshop was held in Berlin on 8-9 June 2005, at the invitation of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Protection and Nuclear Safety.

The workshop's key objective was to proivide input and contribute to drawing up safety guidelines/good practices for pipelines. The workshop also provided a platform for representatives of competent authorities and experts from the public and private sectors to share information and experience on national and international developments in pipeline safety, including the existing legal framework and best practices to prevent, control and reduce the impact of pipeline failures and accidents on the terrestrial and aquatic environment, including transboundary waters.

 

Reports

Document Title ENG FRE RUS
Information notice
(CP.TEIA/2005/1 MP.WAT/WG.1/2005/1)

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Provisional programme
(CP.TEIA/2005/2 MP.WAT/WG.1/2005/2)

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Report
(CP.TEIA/2005/3 MP.WAT/WG.1/2005/3)

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Document Title ENG FRE RUS
Information notice
(CP.TEIA/2005/1 MP.WAT/WG.1/2005/1)

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Provisional programme
(CP.TEIA/2005/2 MP.WAT/WG.1/2005/2)

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Report
(CP.TEIA/2005/3 MP.WAT/WG.1/2005/3)

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Presentations

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Section I: Setting the scene        
UNECE multilateral environmental agreements and pipeline safety - Mr. Sergiusz Ludwiczak, Secretary of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents and Mr. Rainer Enderlein, Secretary of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

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Overview of pipelines in Europe: advantages and disadvantages - Mr. Georgios A. Papadakis, Technical University of Crete, Greece

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Lessons learned from 30 years of spillage incidents from cross-country oil pipelines - Mr. Jean-Francois Larive, Technical Coordinator, CONCAWE

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Overview of pipelines in North America: advantages and disadvantages, risk reduction - Ms. Christina van Egmond, Team Leader, Construction Compliance Operations, National Energy Board, Canada

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Pipeline network in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia - Mr. Sergey Mokrousov, Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision, Russian Federation

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Overview of the pipeline network in Germany - Mr. Manfred Muller, General Manager, Rhein-Main Rohrleitungstransportgesellschaft, Germany

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Pipeline safety A Georgian perspective - Mr. Zurab Tavartkiladze, Ministry of Environment, Georgia

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Safety aspects of transboundary pipeline operation - Mr. Pim van der Maas, Managing Director, N.V. Rotterdam-Rijn Pijpleiding Mij., Netherlands

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Section II: Technical and organizational measures for pipeline safety         
Safety and integrity of pipelines: concepts and measures - Ms. Christiane Kuhl, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Germany

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Transboundary safety aspects: experiences in Serbia, Croatia and Romania - Ms. Marie Komarkova, Mr. Jakub Kanta and Mr. Petr Motejl, DEKONTA, Czech Republic

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Leak detection systems - Mr. Ted Smorenburg, SABIC, Netherlands

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Inspection and rehabilitation of pipelines - Mr. Rainer Leipnitz, TuV Sud, General Manager for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Germany

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Session III: Emergency response and cooperation         
Transboundary emergency response action plan for the MERO pipeline - Mr. Bernd Zaayenga, Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, Germany and Mr. Petr Kovac, MERO pipeline, Czech Republic

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Pipeline safety systems and emergency response in Azerbaijan - Mr. Aligejdar Shakhmarov, Director, Emergency Response Centre, Azerbaijan

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Session IV: Legal and regulatory approaches         -
Activities at EU level on the control of major-accident hazards arising from pipelines conveying dangerous substances - Mr. Tobias Biermann, European Commission, DG Environment

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International standards and recommended practices for the safety and environmental integrity level of international oil pipeline systems - Mr. Lars Bangert, Head of Unit "Pipeline Systems", ILF Consulting Engineers, Germany

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Concluding session:        
Presentation of the draft safety guidelines/good practices for pipelines - Mr. Gerhard Winkelmann-Oei, Co-Chairman of the Joint ad hoc Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents, German Federal Environmental Agency

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Discussion on the draft safety guidelines/good practices
Discussion leader: Mr. Walter Reinhard, Member of the National Pipeline Committee, Darmstadt, District Council, Germany

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Document Title ENG FRE RUS GER
Section I: Setting the scene        
UNECE multilateral environmental agreements and pipeline safety - Mr. Sergiusz Ludwiczak, Secretary of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents and Mr. Rainer Enderlein, Secretary of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes

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Overview of pipelines in Europe: advantages and disadvantages - Mr. Georgios A. Papadakis, Technical University of Crete, Greece

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Lessons learned from 30 years of spillage incidents from cross-country oil pipelines - Mr. Jean-Francois Larive, Technical Coordinator, CONCAWE

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Overview of pipelines in North America: advantages and disadvantages, risk reduction - Ms. Christina van Egmond, Team Leader, Construction Compliance Operations, National Energy Board, Canada

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Pipeline network in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia - Mr. Sergey Mokrousov, Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision, Russian Federation

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Overview of the pipeline network in Germany - Mr. Manfred Muller, General Manager, Rhein-Main Rohrleitungstransportgesellschaft, Germany

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Pipeline safety A Georgian perspective - Mr. Zurab Tavartkiladze, Ministry of Environment, Georgia

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Safety aspects of transboundary pipeline operation - Mr. Pim van der Maas, Managing Director, N.V. Rotterdam-Rijn Pijpleiding Mij., Netherlands

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Section II: Technical and organizational measures for pipeline safety         
Safety and integrity of pipelines: concepts and measures - Ms. Christiane Kuhl, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Germany

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Transboundary safety aspects: experiences in Serbia, Croatia and Romania - Ms. Marie Komarkova, Mr. Jakub Kanta and Mr. Petr Motejl, DEKONTA, Czech Republic

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Leak detection systems - Mr. Ted Smorenburg, SABIC, Netherlands

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Inspection and rehabilitation of pipelines - Mr. Rainer Leipnitz, TuV Sud, General Manager for Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, Germany

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Session III: Emergency response and cooperation         
Transboundary emergency response action plan for the MERO pipeline - Mr. Bernd Zaayenga, Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior, Germany and Mr. Petr Kovac, MERO pipeline, Czech Republic

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Pipeline safety systems and emergency response in Azerbaijan - Mr. Aligejdar Shakhmarov, Director, Emergency Response Centre, Azerbaijan

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Session IV: Legal and regulatory approaches         -
Activities at EU level on the control of major-accident hazards arising from pipelines conveying dangerous substances - Mr. Tobias Biermann, European Commission, DG Environment

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International standards and recommended practices for the safety and environmental integrity level of international oil pipeline systems - Mr. Lars Bangert, Head of Unit "Pipeline Systems", ILF Consulting Engineers, Germany

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Concluding session:        
Presentation of the draft safety guidelines/good practices for pipelines - Mr. Gerhard Winkelmann-Oei, Co-Chairman of the Joint ad hoc Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents, German Federal Environmental Agency

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Discussion on the draft safety guidelines/good practices
Discussion leader: Mr. Walter Reinhard, Member of the National Pipeline Committee, Darmstadt, District Council, Germany

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