January 24, 2023 to January 27, 2023

2023 API/AGA Joint Committee on Pipeline Welding Practices

Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana


This is an invaluable opportunity to be a part of how the U.S. petroleum industry develops and maintains state-of-the-art standards for the fabrication of pipe and tubular goods. As well as technical sessions for two API groups that lead the industry in developing and maintaining state-of-the-art standards for oil well cements and drilling and completion fluids, tubular goods and quality programs.

The informative program will include:

  • Modification Interpretation and Policy
  • Mechanized Welding
  • Weld Procedures and Welder Qualifications
  • Maintenance Welding
  • Fracture Mechanics

Reason for Attending:

  • You will have access to technical committee meetings covering API standards and best practices used throughout the industry to promote safe and environmentally sound operations.
  • You will learn about the latest research and development on refining process equipment, including future R&D efforts that may benefit your business in the long run.
  • You will have many opportunities to make contacts with your colleagues and establish new business connections.

Who Should Attend

Members of API/AGA Joint Committee on Oil and Gas Pipeline Field Welding Practices and Subcommittees

The meeting should also be of interest to:

  • Oil and Gas Welding Supervisors
  • NDT Experts
  • Pipeline Welding Experts
  • Pipe Manufacturers
  • Pipeline Contractors
  • Personnel of Service and Supply Companies

There are no registration fees for this meeting.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70124
Online Reservations Coming Soon

Room Rate: $259 single or double occupancy
Mention the API 2023 E&P Winter Standards Meeting to receive the API group rate.

Reservations questions? If you need additional assistance, please call 504-561-1234 or 800-421-1442 ask for in-house reservations if you have difficulty making online reservations or have specific questions.

Reservations Deadline: Friday, December 20, 2022 by 5:00 pm, CT, or until room block is sold out.
After this date and time, reservations will be accepted on a space and room type availability basis and at the hotel’s best rate available.

Room Guarantee and Reservation Cancellation: A credit card guarantee is required to confirm and hold everyone’s reservation. Cancellations must be received by the hotel at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number must be obtained or the card will be charged for the first night’s room rate. Hotel is responsible for informing guests of this requirement. API assumes no responsibility. Any payments received by the hotel, as a result of late cancellations or no-shows will be credited to API’s room block for attrition purposes.

Hyatt Hotels is committed to the safety and wellbeing of its guests. Review Hyatt Hotels Global Care and Cleanliness Commitment for details.

Monitor the website for the Hyatt Regency New Orleans or contact them directly with question or for ongoing and updated details.


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Note: API has not contracted with any third party for hotel arrangements and will not call or email you directly to make housing arrangements on your behalf.

Should you receive a call or email from a third-party provider, please collect as much information as you can and let us know immediately. “Room Poachers” have been known to act as representatives of API, or authorized providers of API, to offer room discounts or alternative accommodations to our attendees – often to the attendee’s detriment. These companies are not affiliated with API, and reservations made through these companies for our meeting cannot be guaranteed.


How It Works

This deceptive practice (called “room poaching”) is carried out by third‐party companies that act as travel agencies, wholesalers, or even API to solicit registrants for room reservations. The poacher might inform registrants that the hotel room block is “sold out,” and that if you do not book with them immediately, you may not get a room. Room poachers make it more difficult for us to meet our room block commitments, and expose us to penalties and increased room rates for our events. Room poachers often don’t deliver on promises to customers. When customers arrive, reservations are non‐existent or the hotels are not conveniently located. Sometimes the rooms have been cancelled and hefty cancellation fees have been placed on the customer’s credit card.


Don’t Be Deceived

If you are contacted by anyone asking if you need a room for the API Conference, please get as much information as you can (their name, company name, phone number, etc.) and pass it along to [email protected]. Always make your room reservation directly with the information provided by API or a trusted source.

API will use all legal means possible to prevent these groups from operating.

Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Registration Fees and Details

There are no registration fees for this meeting.


Attendee Duty of Care: 
API recognizes the safety of all of those in-person at the 2023 API/AGA Joint Committee on Pipeline Welding Practices as a top priority. API is committed to following CDC, local government agencies and the Hyatt Regency New Orleans Covid-19 health and safety guidelines for hosting in-person events. Should masks be required indoors by state or local regulation in the place of the event, you must wear a mask while in attendance. Though mask usage is always encouraged, it will not be mandated if not required. By attending the 2023 API/AGA Joint Committee on Pipeline Welding Practices in New Orleans, Louisiana, you agree to comply with all Covid-19 health and safety guidelines adopted by API, that have been recommended by the CDC, local government agencies and the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. Your acceptance of the Attendee Duty of Care is a condition of registration and participation in the 2023 API/AGA Joint Committee on Pipeline Welding Practices.


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