PLCAC Represents Canadian Pipeline Contractors Interests at the World Federation of Pipeline Industry Associations Meeting


PHOTO Courtesy of Distribution Contractors Association (DCA): From Left to right: Ray Swerdfeger, DCA President; Rob Darden, DCA Executive Vice President; Juan Arzuaga, Executive Secretary, IPLOCA; Elisabeth Worrell, Managing Director PLCA; Russell Keller, PLCAC President and Kevin O’Donnell, PLCAC Executive Director.

PLCAC President, Russell Keller and PLCAC Executive Director, Kevin O’Donnell represented PLCAC members at the World Federation of  Pipeline Industry Association (WFPIA) meeting in Miami Beach, Florida on February 20, 2023.

Representatives from PLCAC’s sister organizations: The Pipe Line Contractors Association – US (PLCA), The Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC), the Distribution Contractors Association – US (DCA), and the International Pipe Line & Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA) were welcomed by the DCA President, Ray Swerdfeger. Topics addressed at the WFPIA meeting were the importance of running effective conventions, ongoing regulatory challenges in North America and current safety initiatives and their results. Moreover, the group discussed global trends in the energy production and consumption.

The next meeting is scheduled for May 14th, 2023 in Victoria, BC at the PLCAC convention.