Offshore Pipeline Projects

Projects, Facilities and Construction


This course is a practical, hands-on work session in offshore pipeline project management, addressing the six key phases of project execution: development, engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up/operations. The course maintains a balance between lecture and work session using in-class exercises to demonstrate the relationships between sound practice and application. On the last day, participants will prepare and present development plans using key information learned from the course curriculum.

Learning Level


Course Length

5 Days

Why Attend?

You will gain an in-depth understanding and broaden your knowledge of offshore pipelines.

Who Should Attend

This course is for pipeline personnel who are or will be responsible for the execution of offshore pipeline projects. Participants should include personnel from operator’s pipeline project teams, design engineering staff, material supplier, and construction contractor personnel. The course is designed to benefit all levels of experience.


4.0 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) awarded for this 5-day course.

Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14-day window will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to; by fax to +1.866.460.3032 (US) or +1.972.852.9292 (outside US); or mail to SPE Registration, PO Box 833836, Richardson, TX 75083.


Stanton D. Marsland, PE has 45 years’ experience in project management, project services, and design and construction of worldwide offshore oil exploration and production development projects and operations, with emphasis on offshore and onshore pipeline projects. Having worked for a number of major operating companies, including Shell, ExxonMobil, and Statoil, he has an in-depth knowledge and awareness of the client’s needs and requirements for the successful execution of pipeline transportation systems. Marsland has liaised closely with many of the pipeline industry’s engineering firms, suppliers, contractors, and service companies over the years. He has an appreciation of their unique contractual obligations and commitments as providers of goods and services to the major operating companies.

Marsland holds a BS in civil engineering from Purdue and an ME in coastal engineering from the University of Florida. He also has post-graduate studies at both Tulane University and Stevens Institute of Technology. Stan is a registered engineer, Louisiana, a member of ASCE, and the Pipeline Industries Guild.