Bala Ganapathy

Senior Pipeline Integrity Engineer

Plains Midstream Canada

Bala has more than 8 years of experience in implementing integrity management programs for pipelines and pressure vessels.  He has worked as senior integrity engineer & engineering project manager (pipeline and facilities engineering) in leading upstream and midstream companies.  He is also an expert in implementing operational excellence programs and increasing cost efficiency.


He holds a Master's degree in Mechanical engineering from McMasters University. He is API 510 certified inspector, a NACE certified cathodic protection and internal corrosion engineer.