Much like any other industry, the oil industry faces numerous challenges in transporting oil from its sources to the refineries, processing crude oil to gasoline and its by-products, and finally transporting the finished product to the end markets. Throughout this process, the condition of the oil and equipment needs to be carefully controlled. Failure to do so could lead to costly accidents that could be extremely damaging to the environment such as the catastrophic failure of Deepwater Horizon. However,...