Remote monitoring of oil pipelines' cathodic protection system via GSM/GPRS modem and the thingspeak platform
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Wasit University
Ali Khalaf Nawar Al-Attabi   

Wasit University
Submission date: 2022-05-14
Final revision date: 2022-07-17
Acceptance date: 2022-08-28
Online publication date: 2022-09-05
Publication date: 2022-09-05
Diagnostyka 2022;23(3):2022305
With the advancement of technology and the implementation of contemporary techniques and system controls, conventional methods of on-site monitoring have been replaced by remote supervision, which offers a number of advantages. As a result, it appears that a suitable strategy utilizing these contemporary approaches and incorporating information technology into the industry is required. The author's goal in this work is to describe a device for remotely transferring cathodic protection information from oil and gas pipelines to a platform server through the internet and sending alerts by SMS and e-mail. This system was developed and tested in Iraq's Al-Ahdab oil field. The system provides real-time, 24/7 assessment data with an accuracy of 99.7%.
The authors would like to express their gratitude to the Al-Waha Petroleum Company's SE department workers in the Al-Ahdab oil field for their assistance with the system installation and data collection.
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