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Newcastle Branch Site Visit

On 22 February The Newcastle Branch held their first Technical Event.   Participants visited Pipe Lining & Coating Pty Ltd, who specialise in manufacturing and supply of pipework for the water industry. The tour was conducted by Troy Flower, the General Manager…
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ADVANCED PIPELINE PROTECTION

Monitoring the impact of corrosion on subsea pipelines and offshore structures is a critical aspect of ensuring pipeline integrity. A key way of minimising corrosion is to employ the most appropriate technologies and prevention techniques. Owners of high-value infrastructure assets such as…

PROTECTING PETROLEUM PIPELINES

As the global economy continues to grow the markets for petroleum products continue to expand. To meet increasing demand, more and more oil and gas infrastructure is being built. Corrosion poses a threat to all infrastructure and the economic impact of all…

ADVANCED PIPELINE PROTECTION – Page 4

Another aspect that makes the interface difficult is that the crossing is often through an environmentally sensitive area. For example, on Australia’s North West coast, the shore crossing for one offshore field is on Barrow Island, where there are strictly enforced quarantine…

ADVANCED PIPELINE PROTECTION – Page 2

“Historically, pipelines were designed for 20 to 25 years, following which time they underwent a ‘life extension’,” he said. “These days the design life is set at 50 years for some projects.” DWA has pioneered many new methods for offshore cathodic protection…