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The Curse of the Mummy: Mysterious Tank Lining Failures in WAC Vessels

by Mike O’Donoghue, Ph.D., Vijay Datta, M.S., and Sean Adlem, International Paint LLC.; Jack Whittaker, Cenovus Energy Inc.; Doug Wade, NWS Inspection Ltd.; and Margaret Pardy, Mag Consulting Inc.

In this article, the authors outline discoveries made from forensic work to unravel e...

Coatings Industry Forecast

From the downturn in the oil and gas industry to new technology and a need for more t...

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Close Encounters of the Third "Crude-Oil" Kind

by Mike O'Donoghue, Ph. D. and Vijay Datta, M.S., International Paint LLC

The authors compare and contrast the accelerated laboratory autoclave performance of ...

Meeting Demands of Gas Exploration: The Evolution of Pipeline Coatings

by E. Bud Senkowski, P.E., P.C.S., KTA-Tator, Inc.

This article describes the coating materials, surface preparation requirements and ap...

Taking on Fuel - Mary Cole, University of Akron

Coatings for the Oil & Gas Market: A Simplified Approach to Formulating for High-Temperature and High-Pressure Applications

by Andrew Recker, BASF

This article explores the significant impact that formulation additives can have on i...

Effective Maintenance Painting Practices for Offshore Oil & Gas Structures – Part Two

by Mark B. Dromgool, KTA-Tator Australia Pty Ltd

This article, the second in a two-part series, explains a three-pillar approach to ac...

The Effect of Different Heating Systems on Testing Cathodic Disbondment

by Emre Aksu, Borusan Mannesmann and Alan Kehr, Alan Kehr Anti-Corrosion, LLC

The authors discuss cathodic disbondment testing of fusion-bonded epoxy and three-lay...

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Maintenance Painting Practices for Offshore Oil & Gas Structures: Part One

by Mark B. Dromgool, KTA-Tator Australia Pty Ltd

This article, the first in a two-part series, focuses on the use of coatings to fight...

Assessment Married to Specification Is Key to Dominion Transmission’s Maintenance Painting Program

by Harold Hower, JPCL

Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI), an interstate natural gas transmission subsidiary ...

Coating Maintenance at an Oil Refinery

by Dan Mobbs, Assistant Editor, JPCL Europe

Assistant editor of JPCL Europe, Dan Mobbs interviewed engineering manager Andy Smith...

The Crude Truth about Lining Tanks for Oil Transport

by Michael McGlamry, Hempel USA

The author discusses the changing conditions and lining considerations for transporti...

Corrosion Protection of Cargo Tanks in Crude Oil Carriers: The New IMO Regulations

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil T...

Removing coal tar epoxies

SSPC Honors Outstanding Work on 8 Structures

by JPCL Staff

SSPC presented the fourth annual structure awards at PACE 2010 for standout jobs on ...

Disbondments of Pipeline Coatings and Their Effects on Corrosion Risks

by D. Melot, G. Paugam, and M. Roche, Total SA, France

This article updates and completes information on recent cases of pipeline coating fa...


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