Coatings & Corrosion News


Hardide Coating for Subsea Duties

Nov 28, 2018

The provider of advanced surface coating technology Hardide Coatings has provided a coating solution for a new tool that will save oil and gas operators millions of pounds per year by extending weather windows for drilling operations.According to a press release from the manufacturer of coatings,  well construction specialist DeltaTek Global selected the Hardide CVD (chemical vapour deposition) tungsten carbide-based coating for the key component of its new ArticuLock tool…

Jotun's Coatings for Deepsea Stavanger Rig

May 18, 2020

Marine coatings specialist Jotun is taking part in the preparation of Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig for operations in the challenging environment offshore South Africa.Jotun said Monday it was working with Odfjell Drilling…

Prevention is better than cure

Mar 26, 2020

It is well known that offshore steel structures are subjected to some of the harshest weather conditions and punishing marine environments, so it makes sense to use a good protective coating from the outset to safeguard those structures from corrosion…

Hempel Taps Lindström as COO

Feb 27, 2020

Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from August 1, 2020 as the coatings manufacturer aims to double in size.As Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer (COO), Katarina Lindström will be a member of Hempel’s Executive Management Board…

Hempel Promotes Wiese

Oct 09, 2019

Martin Wiese has been appointed to lead the protective and industrial business areas for worldwide coatings manufacturer Hempel. These two business segments, which deliver around half of Hempel’s total turnover, cover oil and gas, wind power…

Shawcor Bags $49m in Pipe Coating Contracts

Jun 12, 2019

Energy services company Shawcor’s pipe coating division has entered into several contracts with an international EPC contractor to provide coating services for offshore pipeline projects.The projects include: Petrobras’ Mero in Brazil; ConocoPhillips’ Tor 2 in Norway…

Hempel Launches New Topcoat

Mar 25, 2019

Coatings manufacturer Hempel has rolled out Hempatop Repel 800, a new flexible two-coat water repellent coating for offshore assets and installations that is designed to offer enhanced corrosion protection by actively repelling water from the coated surface…

Acteon Acquires Deepwater Corrosion Services

Dec 12, 2018

Acteon Group Ltd has acquired subsea corrosion specialist Deepwater Corrosion Services Inc. in a move to strengthen the group's ability to help customers manage the integrity of subsea infrastructure throughout the life of a field.Deepwater has designed…

Hempel Opens Center of Excellence

Dec 03, 2018

Coatings manufacturer Hempel has officially opened its new €6 million Center of Excellence dedicated to passive fire protection (PFP) coatings.The new center in Barcelona features 3,000 square meters of laboratory, testing areas and offices…

Unique Group Signs Partnership with Deepwater Corrosion Services

Nov 15, 2018

The integrated subsea and offshore solution provider Unique Group  has entered into a cooperation agreement with offshore corrosion control company Deepwater Corrosion Services Inc.As part of the agreement, Unique Group will offer Deepwater’s…

Danos Wins Shell Contract

Nov 05, 2018

Oilfield services provider Danos announced Monday that Shell Exploration and Production Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, has awarded a contract to for the coatings maintenance campaign for the Ursa tension leg platform (TLP).…

Advanced Anti-Corrosion Coatings for North Sea Platforms

Oct 31, 2018

OGTC is conducting trials using EonCoat on Total and Nexen platformsIn a collaborative effort, designed to improve vital protection of offshore assets, the Oil & Gas Technology Center (OGTC) is successfully conducting trials of an advanced anti-corrosion coating on two North Sea offshore platforms…

Stainless Steel Tubes for Extreme Offshore Conditions

Oct 02, 2018

At the ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi, Schoeller Werk will be presenting its comprehensive range of longitudinally welded stainless steel tubes. The focus will be on solutions for the oil and gas industry. The family company from Germany will be showing…

MATCOR by BrandSafway Earns Patent for Linear Anode

Sep 20, 2018

MATCOR, a BrandSafway company, recently earned a design patent for its Iron Gopher, a linear anode designed to prevent corrosion through cathodic protection in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) applications. With a braided stainless steel…

Lumiflon Topcoats: Extending the Life of Oil Rigs

Sep 13, 2018

Coatings formulated with Lumiflon Feve resins are ideal for structures like oil rigs and other parts and components located outdoors or exposed to temperature extremes. Feve resins provide excellent corrosion protection and guard against UV rays…

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