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January 16, 2023


We are starting the year with an amazing interview directly from Canada, Johanna Chavez Lares. Together we will review what does it entail to work with 70 years old pipelines; among many other things as a #womaninstem with experience in South and North America.

We are starting the year with an amazing interview directly from Canada, Johanna Chavez Lares. Together we will review what does it entail to work with 70 years old pipelines; among many other things as a #womaninstem with experience in South and North America.

Johanna Chavez Lares is a Corrosion Specialist with a Chemical Engineering bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Corrosion.  She is also certified as Cathodic Protection Specialist by AMPP and in Risk Based Inspection by API.  She started her professional path in 2005 in the Oil and Gas industry at Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), where she developed Risked Based Inspection plans for static equipment, failure analysis and corrosion control by cathodic protection and coatings.

She has been a member of the Canadian engineering scene since 2011, when she started working at Englobe and then at Norda Stelo. She has worked on the design, evaluation and troubleshooting of cathodic protection systems, Risk based inspection analysis of static equipment, corrosion related root cause analysis, among others, for several clients.

Her chemical engineering background also allowed her to run the corrosion laboratory at Englobe.


We are part of Middle East Asset Integrity Management Conference and Showcase 2023!!!

Infinity Growth will be Knowledge Partner at the Middle East's Premium Conference & Showcase dedicated to Asset Integrity Management (AIMCS), where we can take an in-depth look at the latest Technologies that are Revolutionizing Asset Integrity Management in the global Energy Sector.

Infinity Growth carries the vision from Mónica Hernández, CEO, a Metallurgical Engineer with 20 years of experience in the areas of Asset Integrity and Corrosion Management. Focusing on Sustainability and Circular Economy, She is in constant search of how Engineers, Technicians, and Designers, can contribute in the best way to the future of humanity. After spending many years in the corporate world, she created her Consultancy firm: Infinity Growth.


IPEIA Volunteers


2023 Student Technical Posters – Call for Abstracts is NOW OPEN!

IPEIA is excited to offer a special opportunity for students to attend the 2023 IPEIA conference in Jasper, Alberta from February 28 – March 2, 2023, at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.


IPEIA 2023 Membership and Conference & Exhibition registration is open!


2023 Conference and Exhibition February 27 – March 2, 2023, at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Jasper, Alberta



Amazing news for our new channels

We are happy to announce to you guys that we are going to share all our interviews via podcast and through our YouTube channel also.

You will find below both links, the Spotify interview and the YouTube channel, so please subscribe to both.


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