Corrosion Problems in Petroleum Industry and their solution

S. Santhana Prabha, R. Joseph Rathish, R. Dorothy, G. Brindha, M. Pandiarajan, Abdulameed Al-Hashem, S. Rajendran

Abstract


Corrosion costs the oil industry billions of dollars a year, a fact that makes the role of the corrosion engineer an increasingly important one. Corrosion affects every aspect of exploration and production, from offshore rigs to casing, and reviews the role of corrosion agents such as drilling and production fluids. Methods of control and techniques to monitor corrosion, along with an explanation of the chemical causes of corrosion are discussed.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17628/ecb.2014.3.300-307

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