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2013 Anti-Corrosion Society (Taiwan R.O.C) General Assembly

posted Nov 14, 2013, 6:24 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 20, 2013, 10:01 PM by Grant Wang ]

CYCP is honored to be invited to attend the "Anti-Corrosion 2013" general assembly by the Anti-Corrosion Society of Taiwan (R.O.C) on the 6th of September 2013. CYCP presented our latest technology in the field of Cathodic Protection, and shared our anti-corrosion products and project engineering experience with the members of the society.

Pipeline explosion in Washington Parish points to CP system failure as possible cause

posted Jul 30, 2013, 6:45 PM by Unknown user

Back in June 2013, a pre-dawn gas line explosion shook residents out of their beds in a rural, wooded area of Washington Parish. An 80-foot section of 30-inch pipeline ruptured at early morning on 26th June. It is reported that the gas pipeline is owned by Florida Gas.

About 55 homes were evacuated until owner Florida Gas Transmission shut off the pipeline, snuffing the blaze, and a crew was sent from Houston to find out why the pipe ruptured. Slightly more than a month away from this explosive incident, while the site of the pipeline explosion looks as black and bare as it did, a required incident report from pipeline owner Florida Gas Transmission gives a new look at what may have happened.

The report, submitted to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, or PHMSA, indicates the apparent cause as corrosion failure. While that information is preliminary, some in the community say it's a concern, but not a surprise.

"Anytime we're dealing with corrosion and we're talking about something that's soon to be 50 years old, I've got some questions about that," said Washington Parish OEP Director Tommy Thiebaud.

Also at issue is the Cathodic Protection Survey, which is required to control corrosion of buried pipelines. The gas company states in the report that the ruptured area hadn't received a survey since 2009, but now says that was an error which is being corrected. Florida Gas says it was actually surveyed four months before the explosion.

PHMSA records show, other than the pipeline rupture in Pride, Florida Gas Transmission has had four other incidents, out of 17 since 2006, where corrosion was suspected or determined as the cause.

Florida Gas Transmission told Eyewitness News in a statement, “Our integrity program is dedicated to ensuring all of our pipelines are in full compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. In many cases, the testing done under this program is above and beyond what is required. The safety of the people and the safety of communities in which we live and work is very important to us. We are doing everything we can to make sure that we take care of this situation quickly and efficiently,” said the company.

The investigating agency says the official failure report can take as long as 20 months to be completed.

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Corrosion Protection Course 2013@National University of Kaohsiung

posted Jun 10, 2013, 6:43 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Jun 10, 2013, 6:46 PM ]

CYCP is honored to be invited to conduct an annual course on Corrosion Protection with the students from National University of Kaohsiung. It is our pleasure to share the insight of corrosion protection, projects and hands-on experience with the future talents.

Exxon-Mobil tar sands underground pipeline ruptures in Arkansas

posted Apr 8, 2013, 1:02 AM by Unknown user

On 29th March 2013, An Exxon Mobile underground pipeline ruptured in a Mayflower, Arkansas subdivision. The pipeline, called the Pegasus, leaked for about 45 minutes, according to local sources, and leaked at least 80,000 gallons of oil. Crude oil ran through a subdivision of Mayflower, Ark., about 20 miles north of Little Rock. Twenty-two homes were evacuated. Faulkner County of Arkansas, Judge Allen Dodson issued an emergency declaration following the spill and is involved in coordinating clean-up efforts among federal, state and local agencies and Exxon. 

The 20-inch Pegasus pipeline runs 858 miles from Patoka, Ill. to Nederland, Texas. Exxon Mobil's spokesman had confirmed that the line was carrying Wabasca Heavy crude from western Canada when it ruptured. Wabasca Heavy crude oil is a type of dilbit which contains bitumen, a type of crude oil that's heavier than most conventional crude oil, therefore it can be much more difficult to clean up when it spills into water. A 2010 spill in Michigan, which released a million gallons of dilbit in the Kalamazoo Riverand has cost pipeline operator Enbridge more than $820 million, continues to challenge scientists and regulators as they work on removing submerged oil from the riverbed.

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The Second NACE ShangHai International Conference

posted Nov 25, 2012, 6:30 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 25, 2012, 6:48 PM ]

The second NACE ShangHai International Conference were held in October 2011. CYCP participated and shared our design and applications in Cathodic Protection system. 

CYCP is a consistent contributor in different NACE conference, as we see these opportunities not only an avenue for contribution to the corrosion society, but to learn from other partners in the field to strengthen ourselves, and to provide the latest technologies to our customers.

16th Asian Pacific Corrosion Control Conference (APCCC) from 21st Oct to 24th Oct 2012

posted Nov 5, 2012, 8:59 PM by Grant Wang   [ updated Dec 9, 2012, 7:22 PM by Unknown user ]

The Corrosion Engineering Association of the Republic of China hosted the 16th Asian Pacific Corrosion Control Conference (APCCC) between 21st October to 24th October 2012. CYCP is honored to take part in this international event as a vendor, showcasing our World-Class Sacrificial Anode products and Engineering Projects, and to have valuable discussion and interaction with Corrosion experts from around the world.

Third NACE ShangHai International Conference and Exhibition

posted Nov 5, 2012, 8:55 PM by Grant Wang   [ updated Nov 25, 2012, 6:32 PM by Unknown user ]

The National Corrosion Engineers Association (NACE) in ShangHai hosted the 3rd NACE ShangHai International Conference and Exhibition from 14th October to 17th October 2012. CYCP is honored to give a presentation on "Stray Current Interference and Its Effects on Public Transportation System" during the conference, and to interact with Corrosion experts around the world.

2011 NACE Conference in Houston, USA

posted Aug 25, 2011, 5:37 PM by Grant Wang   [ updated Nov 25, 2012, 6:39 PM by Unknown user ]

CYCP is honored to represent Taiwan as a participant in the International NACE conference in Houston. 


Corrosion Course 2011@National University of Kaohsiung

posted Aug 25, 2011, 5:29 PM by Grant Wang   [ updated Nov 25, 2012, 6:43 PM by Unknown user ]

CYCP is honored to be invited to conduct corrosion course and shared our projects and experience with our nation's young talents



2010 NACE ShangHai International Conference and Exhibition

posted Aug 25, 2011, 5:17 PM by Grant Wang   [ updated Nov 25, 2012, 6:46 PM by Unknown user ]

CYCP is honored to be invited as a Cathodic Protection Professional and participate in the 2010 NACE Conference in Shanghai. CYCP shared many of our experience in different areas of Cathodic Protection application and gained much knowledge from other fellow participants as well.


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