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Shrink Wrap as an Anti Corrosion Solution This is just one among the many topics we discuss in this exclusive interview with Alfa Solution AS. Alfa produces a shrink wrap which has many civilian and industrial applications. One of the most important aspects to their varied solution is it’s ability to protect oil and gas related assets against corrosion. This unique solutions can be more efficient than traditional methods, while also being less costly for the user. We have Alfa explain this to us and the reader in depth below. OGI: Could you start by explaining Alfa Solution AS’s credentials and experience in terms of the applications of your products and services in the Oil and Gas sector? Could you tell our readers the breadth of your experience, how long the company has been active, and its worldwide reach? Alfa: ALFA Solution AS is a company founded in 1994 and have since 2008 focused on solutions to protect equipment during storage, preservation, transport and operation. Over the years we have developed new solutions and products that have been used with proven success in the oil & gas for long term storage and preservation, and for open deck transport of sensitive and high cost equipment. Our products are used from the manufacturing process and storage of spare parts, until the various need for protection of the complete equipment during storage, preservation, transport and operation. Our solutions are cost effective and have proven 60% or more in reduction of cost compared to traditional solutions, and does in addition last for a much longer period compared to traditional methods. Our products are used in several Emergency pipes long term protection.

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countries in Europe and have briefly started distribution in USA. OGI: What are the various sectors you work in? Alfa: ALFA Solution AS have solutions that fit several sectors of the industry, our products and solutions are used in the construction industry, mechanical industry, shipping industry, oil & gas industry, defence industry and all levels of supply chain industry. Our solutions are flexible and can easily be adopted to fit each and one of these sectors. OGI: Alfa Solution has a few different product lines, which are of course applicable to various industrial sectors. Could you explain in detail which various solutions the company offers which are applicable to oil and gas? Alfa: All of our product lines are applicable in the oil and gas sector, both our Transhield covers, the Shrink Wrap and ProGARDO products are self standing product lines but also used in combination to cover different need. Our Transhield covers are special made and suitable to use for protection of operational equipment with intermediate use, like deck

winches, provisional cranes and ROV systems. They are light weight, easy to pull on and off and protect against corrosion and environmental degradation, reducing the maintenance cost fur such equipment significant. The covers are also recommended to be used for protection against icing of equipment in arctic environment and operation. Our various quality of Shrink Wrap are used for all kind of storage and transportation protection, in combination with our ProGARDO products it gives an ultimate preservation and corrosion protection. Our Premium Virgin shrink wrap have additives that makes it last for at least 5 years in Nordic climate and 2 years or more in desert/tropical climate. The ProGARDO product line is also self standing products based on a special VCI formula using different carriers for application, it can be used for protection of electrical and PLS cabinets, mechanical equipment, spare parts etc. and for humidity control in containers etc. ProGARDO used in combination with our Premium Virgin shrink wrap can protect against corrosion for up to 5 years.

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