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Best Podcasts for Pipeliners

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Whether you’re a business owner or manager in the pipeline industry or a certified inspector, podcasts can be a helpful way to gain knowledge in your field. In the past, the best way to do this would be through books, videos or pipeline industry trade publications. Now with today’s on-the-go mindset, no one has time to sit down and read an entire book. Podcasts are a great way to learn on the go, a way to get timely information in a fast-paced business world. They are mostly in audio format, in short, digestible pieces, making them perfect to listen to while multitasking. 

We’ve rounded up a few that focus on inspection, the pipeline industry and oil and gas in general to help you gain additional insight. 

The Pipeliners Podcast

Hosts: Russel Treat

Average Length: 30 min

Description: The Pipeliners Podcast is a place for professionals who care about pipeline operations to discuss the latest information and benefit from each other’s experience.

Founded and hosted by Russel Treat, an industry leader, software entrepreneur, podcaster, trusted subject matter expert, and Certified Bubba Geek specializing in oil and gas pipeline operations, custody transfer measurement, leak detection, and automation.


Texas Oil and Gas Podcast

Hosts: Ryan Ray and Josh Shelton

Average Length: 30 min

Description: At the Texas Oil and Gas Podcast, Josh and Ryan deliver breaking news about the Texas Oil and Gas market. During each show, they break down the week’s top stories with incisive analyses and invite experts on the many sectors of the industry to contribute their unique insights.


A look at the pipeline industry – Valuewalk Soundcloud

Host: Paul Panganiban

Length: 37 min

Description: Interview with Simon Lack of SL Advisors, that takes an in depth look at the US pipeline industry. Find out why the US will soon export more energy products than we consume, and why now is a great time to invest in the energy sector.


Oil 101

Host: EKT Interactive 

Length: 6 min

Description: This podcast series is geared towards people looking to learn more about the fundamentals of the oil and gas industry.


Oil and Gas This Week

Hosts: Mark LaCour and Jake Corley

Length: 30 min

Description: Oil and Gas This Week is for busy oil pros who want to quickly keep their finger on the pulse of the industry. 


Oilfield 360

Length: 30-60 min

Description: The Oilfield 360 Podcast is the premier Oil and Gas podcast. They talk to industry leaders, disrupters and thought leaders who will share their background, knowledge, lessons learned and other tips and tidbits to our audience. Whether the topic is onshore or offshore, Upstream Exploration and Production or Upstream Drilling, Completion and Production Services; Equipment Manufacturing; Midstream or Downstream; Energy-focused Private Equity; People/Human Resources Issues; Risk Management & Safety Issues; the Environment or Regulatory Issues, we have this industry covered – 360 degrees.