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Vol.3, No.1, 2024: pp.30-35

Evaluation of cathodic protection system for pipelines at brega petroleum marketing company in libya


Hafiez M.B. Khalid1

, Khlad F.G. Awath1

, Ali F. Ali Fadiel1

1Higher Institute for Sciences and Technology, Tobruk, Libya

Received: 25 January 2024
Revised: 8 March 2024
Accepted: 26 March 2024
Published: 31 March 2024


Cathodic protection (CP) is the most effective method for protecting petroleum facilities against corrosion. As part of this protection, care should be taken to continuously evaluate the existing system in order to maintain the system in favorable conditions. The subject of the paper’s research is an oil plant for the transportation of oil derivatives located at the Brega company in Tobruk, Libya. In the present work, a case study on how to evaluate the CP system for an existing company for petroleum transportation is considered. The procedure was planned in three steps. The first step is a historical survey of the CP system from when the company started. The second was a diagnostic analysis study of the problem and how to fix it along the system. The third is the conclusions and recommendations regarding the measures for evaluating the CP system without stopping production.


Cathodic protection, corrosion, anode, protective coating, pipeline, maintenance


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H.M.B. Khalid, K.F.G. Awath, A.F.A. Fadiel, Evaluation of Cathodic Protection System for Pipelines at Brega Petroleum Marketing Company in Libya. Advanced Engineering Letters, 3(1), 2024: 30-35.

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