March 5-6, 2024

ITS Regional Training

7698 Creekwood Park Blvd, Lenoir City, TN 37772

This extensive two-day training program provides valuable insights for professionals at all levels of experience in the field of pipeline operations. Participants can choose to attend Day 1, Day 2, or both days, customizing their learning journey to meet specific needs.


Day 1 – Operator Qualification 101

This day will provide in-depth information regarding why OQ exists, how regulatory agencies are changing, and what should be considered to keep your OQ program relevant. Discussions on evaluation methods, training, covered tasks, span-of-control and reevaluation intervals will be provided for consideration. PHMSA’s FAQ on OQ will also be reviewed.

Day 2 – O&M Program Management Review 

This day provides a brief introduction into the development of the pipeline safety regulations, how to actively participate in that process and then newly implemented and proposed changes for operators will be discussed. Additionally, a presentation and discussion will address inspections and how to adequately prepare for them.


For attendees joining both days, the training offers a comprehensive view of pipeline operations. It seamlessly blends fundamental Operator Qualification (OQ) principles with a detailed exploration of regulatory intricacies. Participants will acquire not only valuable insights but also practical skills, fostering a collaborative understanding essential for elevating the safety and efficiency of their pipeline systems.


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Throughout his decades long career in the energy industry and compliance, Warren Miller has developed safety procedures informed by his time in the field.

He co-developed inspection protocols, training, and guidance that shaped the modern OQ Rule while serving in the Pipeline and Hazardous Safety Administration (PHMSA) and is a current member of the ASME B31Q Standard Committee.

Warren now serves as a Regulatory Compliance Specialist for ITS.


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Industrial Training Services, Inc., a woman-owned small business headquartered in Murray, Kentucky, has provided innovative training products and best-in-class support to the energy industry for over 30 years. ITS is dedicated to maintaining lasting customer relationships by providing groundbreaking and industry-proven compliance tools, training, and products to streamline complex operations and help meet safety, regulatory, and qualification standards.

ITS has been the first to market for a variety of digital products to support the pipeline industry, helping to replace cumbersome, outdated paper processes and give business leaders the peace of mind their employees are well-trained and records are secure.

Industrial Training Services has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  In obtaining this accreditation, ITS has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards which are widely recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of their Accredited Provider membership status, ITS is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards.

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