This workshop on Coatings for Corrosion Protection: Offshore Oil and Gas Operation Facilities, Marine Pipelines, Ship Structures, and Port Facilities was held on April 14-16, 2004 in Biloxi, Mississippi. This workshop drew participation by internationally recognized marine coating experts, material specialists, inspection specialists, coating manufacturers, maintenance engineers, and designers. The workshop was crafted to include multiple viewpoints: industrial, academic, environmental, regulatory, standardization, and certification. The workshop had 150 attendees. Keynote and topic papers were presented to establish a current information base for discussions. Six discussion groups addressed specific issues and identified, prioritized, and recommended specific research and development topics for the government and industries to undertake. The recommendations of this workshop offer a clear identification of research and development issues and create a roadmap for achieving them.
Citation: Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1035Report Number:
NIST Pub Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
coatings, corrosion protection, facilities, marine pipelines, offshore oil and gas operations, ship structures