16th International Conference on
Pipeline Protection

Paphos, Cyprus: 2 - 4 November 2005

Papers presented at this Conference, as outlined in the contents below, are available in a bound volume of proceedings from Mrs Marian Rolfe at BHR Group Limited.





Managing risk: are your coated pipes fit for purpose?
C Bates, CHEMETALL Plc, UK; D Norman, David Norman Corrosion Control, UK

The use of risk assessment for optimising maintenance expenditure
C J Argent, S Diggory, J Healy, MACAW Engineering Ltd, UK

Innovations in pipe polyolefins
B Turner, Borealis Business Unit Pipe, UK

New developments in high performance coatings
P Singh, S Haberer, N Gritis, Bredero Shaw, Canada; R Worthingham, M Cetiner, TransCanada PipeLines Limited, Canada

Designing for internally coated pipelines
Y Charron, S Duval, Institut Français du Pétrole, France; D Melot, Total E&P, France; S Shaw, AlterEco Offshore Ltd, France; V Alary, Doris Engineering, France


Recent experience with pipeline coating failures
M Roche, D Melot, G Paugam, Total E&P, France

In service pipeline rehabilitation
S Rio, Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A, Argentina; O D'Alberquerque, Tyco Adhesives, Argentina

Liquid coatings provide solutions that protect pipelines from corrosion
J A Kehr, 3M, USA; R Hislop, 3M, UK; P Anzalone, 3M, Italy, A Kataev, 3M, Russia


A review of developments in fusion bond epoxy to meet new challenges
M Wilmott, D Grimshaw, Jotun Powder Coatings, United Arab Emirates

The interest of new hydrophobic epoxy primers for three-layer coatings
G Gaillard, J L Bouliez, BS Coatings, France

Development of a new generation of FBE corrosion coatings
S Edmondson, K Varughese, DuPont Powder Coatings, USA

High temperature pipeline coatings - field joint challenges in remote constructiion
W Hodgins, R Buchanan, Canusa-CPS, Canada


Contribution to a better FBE selection for 3 layer polyolefin coatings
V Sauvant-Moynot, S Duval, J Kittel, X Lefebvre, IFP, France

Corrosion protection of the field joint weld area of three-layer polyethylene coated pipe
K Fogh, B Zbyszewski, ICAT Industries Inc., Canada

Fundamentals of adhesion development and application to three layer PE coatings
A Gerbaulet, F Chopinez, ARKEMA, France


Measuring roughness of blasted steel pipe surfaces: a case study
A Koebsch, Petrobras, Brazil; P H L Campos, Tenaris-Confab, Brazil; G Portesan, Soco-Ril, Argentina; M Gandur, 3M, Brazil; J M V Taves, Soco-Ril, Brazil

Role of phosphoric acid wash and chromate treatment on cathodic disbondment and adhesion properties of fusion bonded epoxy coatings
K Varughese, S Edmondson, DuPont Powder Coatings, USA

FBE Powder Coating Applications, understand the basics, do it more efficient!
E Beuk, Nordson Corporation, The Netherlands

The importance of the hot water immersion test for evaluating the long-term performance of buried pipeline coatings
R John, E Alaerts, Tyco Adhesives CPG, Belgium


Predicting and qualifying the long-term behaviour of polyurethane foam in sub-sea pipe-in-pipe systems
R Freeman, Corus Tubes Energy Business, UK

High performance polypropylene thermal insulation for high temperature and deep water applications
A Boye Hansen, A Jackson, Bredero Shaw Norway AS, Norway

Protecting the Clair pipeline
R Conder, Andrew Palmer & Associates, UK; C Ruthven, BP, Norway; C Nicholson, BP, UK; G Corbett, Independent Corrosion Services Ltd, UK


Managing the investigation and renovation work for a prestressed concrete pipeline: more than a boiling pot!
E Varkevisser, N Lombard, Rand Water, South Africa Polyurethane

(PU) technology and its impact on improving potable water quality for South West Water, UK
L Metcalfe, South West Water, UK

Semi-structural spray lining: A novel rehabilitation technique for drinking water mains
I Robinson, E Wood Ltd, UK; D Brown, Yorkshire Water Services Ltd, UK; P Stockhill, Laing Utilities Ltd, UK

Leak detection in pipeline with use of Cepstrum method
M Taghvaei, S B M Beck, W J Staszewski, University of Sheffield, UK


Monitoring pipelines and oil & gas infrastructure using satellite radar interferometry
M Riedmann, M Haynes, NPA Group, UK


About BHR Group

BHR Group is a leading centre of expertise in engineering with fluids, which has performed product and process development for international clients since 1947. Over the past twenty years, our problem solving and consultancy services on pipeline systems have encompassed flow assurance - covering single and multiphase transportation, pigging, internal and external pipeline protection and chemical dosing; integrity assessment including - leak detection, pipeline condition monitoring, and fatigue measurement; and process operations such as - pumping and boosting, metering and separation. BHR Group transfers know-how and technology to a wide range of industries through technical consultancy, contract research and research consortia, training, seminars and technical information services. Visit us on the World Wide Web at www.bhrgroup.com.

More Information
Fo further details about the Conference, please contact:
Mrs Babs Astle, Conference Organiser
BHR Group Limited
The Fluid Engineering Centre
Cranfield, Bedford MK43 0AJ
Tel: +44 (0) 1234 750422 Fax: +44 (0) 1234 750074

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