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Data Analytics: Complying with PHMSA Regulations

December 7, 2016 | 10:00 - 11:00 am CST

Data Analytics and better management of process safety data provide a solution for pipeline operators to improve management of pipeline integrity and comply with the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulations.

With a focus on midstream business, this webinar addresses the regulatory and industrial context of data analytics and data management as well as the evolution of these solutions and their frameworks. It also presents suggestions on how midstream companies can get started in achieving efficiency and effectiveness with data analytics and data management.


Henrique Paula, PhD 

Henrique Paula, PhD, is Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at ABS Group. With almost 40 years as an engineer, Dr. Paula has experience in operational safety and process safety management, root cause analysis / incident investigation, data analytics, reliability and risk / integrity management activities, including mechanical integrity and asset integrity programs.

Matt Mowrer

Matt Mowrer is Director of Applied Technology and Data Analytics at ABS Group. He has worked in the management consulting, risk management and information technology fields for the past 18 years. Mowrer specializes in developing innovative, data-driven solutions to help government and commercial clients maximize their performance and minimize their risks. He is a recognized practice leader in data analytics, enterprise risk management (ERM), risk-based decision making applications and system development.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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