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Minutes of the General Meeting held at The Palm Court Hotel, Aberdeen, in conjunction with ICorr, Aberdeen branch, on Tuesday, 25th April 2017.  



Phil Dent (Chairman) - Exova
Brian Wyatt - Corrosion Control
Pat Stokes - ROSEN UK
Robin Jacob - CP Consultancy
Lewis Barton – MCF Secretariat

Members & Guests

Chris Googan - Anticorr
Alex Delwiche - Deepwater EU Ltd
Tim Queen - Deepwater EU Ltd
Kevin Paterson - Deepwater EU Ltd
Richard Baily - Impalloy Ltd
Ryan Ashfield - Impalloy Ltd
Jonathan Smuga - Exova
Derek Sharp - Exova
Peter Heald - GE Oil & Gas
Richard Itiat - GE Oil & Gas
Marguerite Forde - ROSEN UK

Nicolas Larché - Institut Corrosion
Robert Conder - Engineering Materials Solutions Ltd
Patricia Conder - Sonomatic Ltd
Graham Marshall - Sonomatic Ltd
Tim Froome - BEASY
Tyler Stewart - Plant Integrity Management Ltd
Adesiji Anjorin - Oceaneering International
Michal Ciolkowski- Element Materials Technology
Amir Attarchi - Oceaneering International
Alison Glover - QinetiQ
Mike Lytwyn - QinetiQ
Amir Attarchi - Oceaneering International
Robbie Ashby - BEASY
Steven Tate - Total / ICorr

The MCF Chairman, Phil Dent (Exova), opened the meeting.  


1.1    'High Alloy Stainless Steels for Seawater Heat Exchangers', Nicolas Larché, Institut Corrosion, France

1.2   Stainless Steels and Chlorides - A Good Idea or Not?', Robert Conder, Engineering Materials, Solutions Ltd

1.3   ‘Non-Destructive Testing in a Marine Environment', Dr Patricia Conder & Graham Marshall, Sonomatic Ltd


There were no questions for the Open Forum.

The Chairman reminded attendees that Lewis Barton had taken over the secretariat role following Jeans retirement. Also attends could obtain a CPD certificate from the meeting by completing a feedback form as required by the awarding associations.


3.1  ‘Assessment of Effects of Cavities and Narrow Channels on CP Design in the Marine Environment', Tim Froome, BEASY

3.2   'Concerns Over Utilizing Aluminium Anodes in Sealed Environments', Alex Delwiche, Deepwater EU Ltd

The Chairman closed the meeting at approx. 4:40 pm  


The meeting was followed by a meeting of ICorr, Aberdeen branch:-

'Cathodic Protection - Using Simulation Techniques to Help Assess CP Current Output of Buried Subsea Pipeline Anodes from Field Gradient Measurements', Tim Froome, BEASY

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