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A Computational Tool for Erosion/Corrosion Prediction in Oil/Gas Production Facilities

Mohyaldinn, Mysara Eissa and El-Khatib, Noaman A.F. and Che Ismail, Mokhtar (2010) A Computational Tool for Erosion/Corrosion Prediction in Oil/Gas Production Facilities. In: 3rd International Conference on Solid State Science and Technology 2010 (ICSSST2010), 01-03 December 2010, Kuching, Sarawak, Maklaysia.

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Abstract

Sand production with oil and gas give rise to internal wear of pipelines and pipe components due to continuous impact of sand particles on the target material. This phenomenon is referred to as “sand erosion” and is highly expected to take place in pipe components where flow diverts or accelerates. The presence of corrosive components, on the other hand, causes degradation of the pipe material due to chemical and electrochemical interactions between the corrosive fluids and the target materials. This phenomenon is referred to as “corrosion” and it is expected to take place in all conduits containing corrosive fluids. The presence of both erodent and corrosive components in a process causes the socalled “erosion-corrosion”, which generates wear magnitude greater than the sum of wears caused by individual erosion and corrosion mechanisms. A computational code to predict erosion, corrosion, and erosion-corrosion in pipes and components has been developed to serve as an accessible, accurate, and cheap erosion/corrosion predictive tool.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TN Mining engineering. Metallurgy
Academic Subject Two:Geosciences
Academic Subject Three:petroleum engineering
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Geoscience & Petroleum Engineering
ID Code:4328
Deposited By: Prof Dr Noaman Abd El Fttah Mohamed El Khatib
Deposited On:14 Feb 2011 08:02
Last Modified:20 Mar 2017 05:56

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