Metallisation flamespray equipment has been used to protect a BP Clair Ridge offshore oil platform from corrosion.

oil platform articleThe 168 metre high platform will be installed in the North Sea west of the Shetland Isles, Scotland. Clair Ridge jackets have seven storage tanks, two drill water tanks and a base oil tank, in the Drilling Production (DP) jacket, and four diesel tanks in the Quarter Utility (QU) jacket.

The project specified the jackets to be metal sprayed, to protect from corrosion, using Arcspray equipment.