Chris Johnson is the Director of Facility and Integrity Engineering for ATCO’s Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution division. As a member of the leadership team, he is responsible for overseeing the division’s Facility and Pipeline Integrity Management Programs. This scope includes pipeline integrity inspections, projects and assessments as well as facility integrity management including underground storage and pressure equipment. Mr. Johnson joined ATCO in 2003 as an Engineer and has held increasingly responsible positions in the following years. He has more than 15 years of engineering experience in the areas of pipeline design, project management and integrity management in the transmission and distribution natural gas pipeline industry.
Chris was born Edmonton and he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. He is a member of APEGA and has been active with both CEPA and PRCI where he has represented ATCO on the CEPA Pipeline Integrity Community of Practice and as champion for the CEPA Integrity First initiative, as well as participating in Technical Committees for PRCI (Pipeline Research Council International)
Mr. Johnson resides in Sherwood Park, is married to Kim Johnson and has a son and a daughter. In his spare time Chris enjoys snowboarding, playing hockey, golfing and spending time with his family.
Conference Vice Chair
Mr. Paviglianiti is an Engineering Technical Leader at the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) in Calgary, Canada with over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He started his career in pipeline and facility construction and for the past 26 years has worked for the CER. Joe’s responsibilities at the CER have included incident investigation, auditing and reviewing integrity management programs and fitness for service assessments. Joe is the past chairman of the Canadian oil and gas standard CSA Z662 Technical Committee and still participates as a voting member. He is also the Canadian representative on the ISO TC67/SC 2 committee. Joe is actively involved in ASME and is a past Chairman of the Pipeline Systems Division (PSD). For over 20 years, Joe has been an active participant on the IPC organizing committee