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November 2014

The November issue includes a regional report on Asia and Australasia, which comprises a comprehensive Asia Pacific roundup; an article from Atteris and APIA on subsea projects in Australia; and expert commentary on the use of CRA clad pipe from Wood Group Kenny in Australia. The issue also features technical articles on cleaning pigs, underwater solutions and flow metering, plus our first ever welding Q&A.


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Contents

The calm before the storm
Ng Weng Hoong discusses how, amid rising geopolitical tensions and record energy demand, Asia gains as crude oil prices plunge.

Ongoing opportunities in Australia
Rex Hubbard, Atteris, Australia, discusses how a succession of brownfield subsea tie-back projects and an increased focus on integrity management activities should continue for many years to come, with continued opportunities for the Australian subsea and pipelines industry.

Preservation of coated pipes
Dr. Shiwei William Guan, Bredero Shaw – a ShawCor Company, Canada.

Measuring sludge and sediment
Stephen R Cox and David A Harman, SGS PfiNDE, Inc., USA.

The cleaner solution
Roger Simonson, Black Powder Solutions, Canada.

Gas woes in India
Adrian John, Precergy Ltd, UK.

The cash registers of the industry
Craig Marshall, Project Engineer, NEL, UK.

A comprehensive check list
B. Chandragupthan, PL Engineering Ltd, and Girish Babu Nounchi, Wood Group Kenny, Abu Dhabi.

World Pipelines' Welding Q&A
Featuring CRC-Evans, ESAB, The Lincoln Electric Company, Serimax (Vallourec Group), and Miller Electric Mfg. Co. and Hobart Brothers Company.

A leading light for offshore safety
The University of St Andrews, UK.

Training for the future
The Underwater Centre, UK.

Complex materials
Rhys James, Lead Corrosion & Materials Engineer, Wood Group Kenny, Australia.

Challenging the inaccessible
David Domig, LCS Cable Cranes, Austria.

A quick response to spills
Barry Cleveland and Linda Henning, Elastec/American Marine, USA.


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