Dr. Alan Murray’s Full BIO:
Dr. Alan Murray is a former Chief Engineer and Chief Safety Officer at the Canadian National Energy Board, (now the Canada Energy Regulator.) Previously, he was a senior manager with a major Canadian pipeline operating company with responsibilities for Pipeline Construction, Maintenance, Procurement and System Design. His work experience spans research, regulation, third-party assessment, design and development in steam plant, pipelines and offshore structures. He has worked extensively in the areas of Pipeline Operations and System Integrity including developing Standards and Regulations and was a long-standing member of the CSA Oil and Gas Steering Committee.
Alan was the founding chairman of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Pipeline Systems Division and is the co-author of the ASME textbooks “Pipeline Design and Construction – A Practical Approach” and “Pipeline Integrity Assurance”, as well as a contributor to the “Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Vessel Code”.
He is an adjunct professor at the University of Calgary Pipeline Engineering Centre where he has instructed on Pipeline topics in the M Eng program and has given training programs throughout the world. He holds a doctorate in Civil Engineering from the Queen’s University of Belfast, is a Fellow of the ASME and a member of APEGA.