CP issues, best practice and new technology in action. Organised and hosted by Abriox, the event was held at Brandon Hall Conference Centre near Coventry and attended by more than 70 CP professionals and engineers.

Presentation topics included regulatory issues, coatings, AC interference and CIPS/DCVG surveys. Abriox presented the new MERLIN-XT and MERLIN-PMC monitors, as well as design improvements for solar power and lightning protection. A number of CP equipment manufacturers also displayed their latest products.

The benefits of wide-scale deployment of the Abriox MERLIN system were presented by Richard Williams (FLM Pipelines, Wales & West Utilities), Michael Pearce (Corrosion Program Manager, Colonial Pipeline Co.) and Tim Harwood (Project Delivery Engineer, National Grid UK Transmission).