• November 30, 2020
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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David Willoughby Will Present “Horizontal Directional Drilling for Pipelines Design Example and Stress Analysis,” as a webinar on November 30, at 9am CST


This training has the minimum required to hold the class and has seats available. Further information to be provided upon registration.

Course Description

This four-hour webinar will cover the following topics:

1.   HDD Design Approach – Basic Principles
2.   Surface Conditions
3.   Subsurface Conditions
4.   HDD Stress Analysis for Steel Pipelines
5.   Perform Class HDD Design Project

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion awarding 4 PDHs.

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This training receives a 4.7 out of 5 stars rating!
“Excellent presenter, clearly an expert in the field of HDD.”
“The instructor was knowledgeable and able to express the ideas and concepts during the webinar.

“Speed, resolution, and content was great.” (Commenting on webinar platform and content of course)
“Mr. Willoughby has a great combination and balance of field experience and technical expertise.”
100% of respondents would recommend this webinar to others within and outside of their company.

Instructor Bio

David A. Willoughby, RK&K Director, Energy & Corrosion (ret).

Mr. Willoughby has 40 years of experience in engineering, pipeline design, corrosion control, and management in the petroleum and utilities pipeline industry. His experience includes gas transmission and distribution systems, petroleum facilities, and water/sewer pipelines from conception through design, construction and testing, economic evaluation, and project field supervision. Mr. Willoughby has been responsible for the design, permitting, inspection, and construction administration of numerous horizontal directional drills (HDD) on pipeline projects. Mr. Willoughby is the author of several articles and two books published by McGraw-Hill; Plastic Piping Handbook, 2002 and Horizontal Directional Drilling, 2005.

Mr. Willoughby provides HDD training to the pipeline and utility industries. He has presented HDD training to the engineering workshop at the N.C. Utilities Commission Office of Pipeline Safety Conference, Southern Gas Association Annual Conference and teaches several HDD programs a year for a broad list of clients such as Equitable Resources, Dominion Energy, FERC, National Gas Company of Trinidad, Public Service of NC, Exxon Pipeline, Shell Oil, Atlanta Gas and Light, Dominion Transmission, Columbia Gas Transmission, Colonial Pipeline, Questar Gas Company, Kansas Gas Services, HT Engineering, etc. Mr. Willoughby’s HDD training is used to provide Professional Development Hours (PDU) for professional engineers in many states, including Texas.


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