October 8, 2013

Oktoberfest! October 8, 2013

A Beer Tasting Evening

Please join us to enjoy St. Arnold’s famous beers and traditional German food. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be served.

  • Beer taps will be open from 5:30 to 8:30 pm,
  • Private Tour of the St. Arnold’s Brewery at 6:00 pm,
  • Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm,
  • Technical Presentation by Dr. Tom Walsh at 7:30 pm.
    Composites in Oil and Gas Production Pipelines


St. Arnold’s Brewery Beer Hall
2000 Lyons Avenue, Houston, TX 77020

Composites in Oil and Gas Production Pipelines

Multilayer composite Pipes are currently being used extensively in oil and gas production piping globally. The talk will cover materials of construction, multilayer structures, manufacturing and assembly methods, transportation and installation methods as well as the advantages of these piping products.

Dr. Walsh’s 35 year career in the plastics and polymer industry has included working for Solvay in various capacities, including the Fluoropolymers Group, Specialty Resins Group and Solvay Polymers. He has also served as the Executive Director of the Plastics Pipe Institute. He is now an independent consultant.

Dr. Walsh holds a BS in Chemistry from Boston College and a PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.