Tyler Laughorn, corrosion control specialist at Burns & McDonnell, explains what industry professionals need to know regarding PHMSA’s recently finalized rule on protective coatings, cathodic protection surveys, and internal corrosion monitoring and mitigation for gas transmission pipelines.
This technical article presents the life extension approach to maintain safe operation of an aging offshore wet crude pipeline. The approach includes the evaluations of corrosion threats, pipeline integrity, and effectiveness of corrosion control practices.
Tim Goddette, deputy assistant secretary for sustainment, recently visited Aviation and Missile Command headquarters at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, to discuss the U.S. Army’s nondestructive testing and corrosion program.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries completed a joint offshore verification test with French energy company TotalEnergies to measure the electrical potential of subsea pipelines during close-range inspections. The test was conducted using an autonomous underwater vehicle.
Held this March in Denver, Colorado, the 2023 AMPP Annual Conference + Expo drew more than 5,700 attendees and 380 exhibiting groups from the global corrosion and coatings industries. Preparations are already underway for the 2024 show in New Orleans, Louisiana.
After a near-record submission total of more than 50 nominations, Materials Performance (MP) magazine recently announced the winners of its 2023 Corrosion Innovation of the Year Awards program.
The 2023 version of the AMPP Annual Conference + Expo takes place from March 18-23 in Denver, Colorado, USA. Here’s our look at key highlights for the event, along with a welcome message from AMPP’s Amir Eliezer and Cris Conner.
The announcement ceremony for the 2023 Corrosion Innovation of the Year Awards will be held on Monday, March 20, at the AMPP Annual Conference + Expo in Denver, Colorado, USA.
Bob Chalker, CEO of AMPP and formerly NACE International, explains his decision to retire in July 2023 and outlines what the transition process will look like for the association over the coming months and years.
Gretchen A. Jacobson, Managing Editor-in-Chief of Materials Performance (MP) magazine, officially retired from her role at the conclusion of December 2022. Rebecca A. Bickham, Editor, is now leading the magazine.
A team of researchers at Penn State investigating how contaminants in power plant water cycles affect the integrity of steel pipes and tubing in power generation systems. The goal is to expand their understanding of corrosion processes in extreme environments.
Jim Kunkle, key account manager for AkzoNobel’s International brand of protective coatings, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic shaped and accelerated the digital transformation within the global corrosion control and protective coatings industries.
Pipeline current mapping methodology, which has been extensively utilized and designed through a collaboration among several gas companies, involves evaluating the coating of a pipeline from above ground. This is accomplished via the use of electromagnetic techniques.
Introduced over the summer of 2022, the proposed federal legislation would require corrosion planning and the use of qualified and trained professionals on all bridge construction, repair, and maintenance projects throughout the country.
Winning innovations must show potential for a positive impact in corrosion control. Innovations can be related to coatings and linings, materials, design, equipment, testing, monitoring, modeling/risk assessment, cathodic protection, chemical treatment, or beyond.