INNOVATIVE SURFACE PROTECTION IN OIL AND GAS FACILITIES: A REVIEW
Journal: Engineering Heritage Journal (GWK)
Author: Blessed Afeyokalo Egbokhaebho, Bolaji Ismail Olalere, Joachim Osheyor Gidiagba, Jonathan Izuchukwu Okparaeke, Akeeb Adepoju Fawole, Nwakamma
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This research paper reviews innovative surface protection technologies in the context of oil and gas facilities. The oil and gas industry faces numerous challenges in maintaining the integrity and longevity of its infrastructure, making surface protection a critical aspect of facility management. Traditional methods have limitations in addressing harsh operating conditions and environmental concerns. This paper explores emerging technologies that offer promising solutions to these challenges. Through an in-depth analysis of various innovative surface protection approaches, including their principles, advantages, and real-world case studies, this study highlights the potential benefits and challenges associated with their implementation. Additionally, the paper compares these cutting-edge technologies with traditional methods, considering performance, cost-effectiveness, and environmental impact. It also examines the regulatory and environmental considerations in adopting these new solutions.