2019 Recipient(s): Len Krissa
Krissa holds a Bachelor of Science Petroleum Engineering Co-op Program (B.Sc. Pet. Eng.) from the University of Alberta. His areas of specialty include Pipeline Integrity covering the following areas Cathodic Protection, Coatings, AC corrosion, Casing management, Trenchless pipeline construction and Inline Inspection. With over 45 articles/papers published in NACE Materials Performance (MP), International Pipeline Conference (IPC), World Pipelines magazine, Pipeline and Gas Journal and NACE CORROSION symposia, covering the topics of: cathodic protection, coatings, casing management, AC corrosion, trenchless pipeline construction, corrosion growth rate calculations, environmental factors, data integration, and survey/monitoring techniques. Krissa is also part of various committees and hold the following offices; NACE STG 05 Cathodic/Anodic Protection – Vice Chair; Chair of Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) – Corrosion Technical Committee Chair, NACE TEG 262X: Stray Current Interference – Chair, NACE Edmonton Section – Programs Chair, and Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Pipeline Integrity Corrosion Control Working Group - Co-chair.
He is currently Supervisor of Corrosion Prevention at Enbridge Pipelines Inc.