Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Gibraltar - Corrosion - Storage Tanks in Port - An investigation on Fire & Explosion on 1st May 2011 at the Nature Port Reception Facilities site at the Western Arm

Network Discussion Posted by Trevor, Matcor Inc, USA

An investigation into the cause of a Gibraltar port explosion last May has uncovered a litany of alleged physical faults and management shortfalls at the sullage plant operated by Nature Port Reception Facilities [Nature], including claims that storage tanks were heavily corroded and badly maintained. - Read More

Port Explosion Report Reveals Tank Corrosion "Easily" Detectable

Investigation Reports released by Government of Gibraltar

342/2011 - Fire & Explosion on 1st May 2011 at the Nature Port Reception Facilities site at the Western Arm

Srilanka - Oil and Gas Production - Cairn India announces gas discovery in Barracuda well

November 14, 2011

Cairn Lanka Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cairn India Limited, has notified the appropriate authorities in the Government of Sri Lanka of a Gas Discovery in the CLPL-Barracuda-1G/1 well, located in the block SL 2007-01-001, Mannar Basin, Sri Lanka.

This is the second well in a three well frontier basin program. Cairn Lanka Private Limited is the operator and has a 100% participating interest in the block.

The CLPL-Barracuda-1G/1 well is the second successive discovery, located 38 kilometers (km) west of the CLPL-Dorado-91H/1z discovery well and approximately 68 km from the Sri Lanka coastline.

An update on the well results will be provided after the end of the program, which is expected to be complete by early next year.

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Publication Date: 14 Nov 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

India - Corrosion Control - Collaboration expands our knowledgebase to resolve corrosion management challenges

"We CAN Control Corrosion in India" an Open Source Knowledge Management Networking initiative was launched on 14 Dec 2009 to identify a suitable "Iron Pillar Way" controlling corrosion in India.

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Journal of Electrochemical Society: Corrosion, Passivation, and Anodic Films - Current Issue

ScienceDirect Publication: Corrosion Science


Latest Issue of Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology

Emerald | Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials

CDA: What's New on

ASTM International - New Standards for Corrosion and Wear

ASTM International - New Standards for Committee G01