WJTA-IMCA Exhibition-Demonstration Nov 2-3,2016 New Orleans LA

Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 by .

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The 2016 WJTA-IMCA  is a two day filled meeting with practical talks and demos.  The registration is $30 (one day) to $45 (2 day).  The WJTA_IMCA features a panel discussion on the Future of the Industry  which includes contractors, owners, and equipment manufacturers : Jim Ashmead, E.I. DuPont Rawlin Brown, StoneAge, Inc. Bradley Coble, PSC […]

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Comparison of Wet Abrasive Blast (WAB) and Dry Abrasive Blast Cleaning

Posted on 04. Feb, 2016 by .

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There are many methods of wet abrasive blast cleaning (WAB) in surface preparation to remove coatings. Since the 1980’s, Carolina Equipment and Supply Co. (CESCO) has been supplying WAB equipment along with recycling methods. Recently CESCO sent me two youtubes to directly compare traditional dry abrasive blast cleaning and Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning using their […]

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Quality of Water to Protect High Pressure Pumps and for Surface Preparation of Coatings

Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 by .

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For 30 years, I have received questions about the quality of water that should be used for removal of coatings. How much dissolved material or minerals gets left on the surface? Just recently after an hour long webinar to 200 people, the question was “What should the quality of the water be?” Among the first […]

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Pipeline Integrity Congress – ReCap

Posted on 30. Nov, 2014 by .

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The attendees and speakers at the Pipeline Integrity Congress covered all aspects of crude pipeline transport.  There was a mix of academics, operators, and contractors- or suppliers, each of us with a different viewpoint.  As typical of a conference organized by European managers, there was time to hear a talk, discuss it, then have a […]

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The Only Pipeline Integrity Congress Focused Specifically on Crude Comes To Houston 19-20 Nov 2014

Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 by .

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  This year’s inaugural Crude Pipeline Asset Integrity Congress is the only event designed specifically for crude oil pipelines. With the continual emergence of new shale plays across the US, crude production has continued to soar and crude takeaway capacity with it. Tens of thousands of miles of crude pipelines now traverse the United States […]

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Ensuring Success of Project Through Coatings Techniques 19-20 Nov 2014 Houston

Posted on 27. Oct, 2014 by .

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Lydia Frenzel will be speaking on November 20, 2014 in Houston, Texas Ensuring The Success Of A Project Through The Optimal Selection Of Coating Techniques The Only Crude Pipeline Operator-Led Congress Focused On The Entire Pipeline Asset Integrity Management Strategy: From Selection To Implementation Houston TX Nov 19-20 Website: http://www.crude-pipeline-asset-integrity-2014.com Reviewing NACE,-SSPC, ISO Surface Preparation […]

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Fixing Pipeline Problems- Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation 10-2014

Posted on 14. Aug, 2014 by .

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Performing Pipeline Rehabilitation- Course Programme 21-22 October, 2014, Berlin Germany www.clarion.org DAY 1 Introduction Deterioration Mechanisms                        Causes of pipeline problems and consequences Rehabilitation Options                                What overall methods can be considered In-plant Rehabilitation                               Reconditioning pipe in a stationary facility Out of the Ditch Rehabilitation                  Case Studies of recoating a large diameter gas line in Canada and […]

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