HOUSTON — Robert J. Card, P.E., M.ASCE, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc.’s (LAN) chief pipe engineer, was selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as the 2015 recipient of the Stephen D. Bechtel Pipeline Engineering Award, according to a press release.

Card will be presented with the award during the ASCE Pipelines Conference this August in Baltimore, Maryland, stated the release.

The award recognizes outstanding achievements by an ASCE member who has advanced the science, art and technology of pipeline engineering through research, planning, design or construction, continued the release.

Card has designed more than 2,000 pipeline projects using several pipe materials up to 198 inches in diameter, reported the release.

His pipeline design experience includes projects in over 40 states and six countries, noted the release.

“The award is a tribute to Bob’s outstanding service to the pipeline industry in the last 35 years,” said LAN President Dennis Petersen. “It’s a great honor that he has worked very hard to achieve.”