Corrosion Inhibitors in the Oil and Gas Industry

Book Details

  • Published: 31 March 2020
  • ISBN: 978-3-527-34618-9
  • Author: Viswanathan S. Saji, Saviour A. Umoren
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Provides comprehensive coverage of corrosion inhibitors in the oil and gas industries

Considering the high importance of corrosion inhibitor development for the oil and gas sectors, this book provides a thorough overview of the most recent advancements in this field. It systematically addresses corrosion inhibitors for various applications in the oil and gas value chain, as well as the fundamentals of corrosion inhibition and interference of inhibitors with co-additives.

Corrosion Inhibitors in the Oil and Gas Industries is presented in three parts. The first part on Fundamentals and Approaches focuses on principles and processes in the oil and gas industry, the types of corrosion encountered and their control methods, environmental factors affecting inhibition, material selection strategies, and economic aspects of corrosion. The second part on Choice of Inhibitors examines corrosion inhibitors for acidizing processes, inhibitors for sweet and sour corrosion, inhibitors in refinery operations, high-temperature corrosion inhibitors, inhibitors for challenging corrosive environments, inhibitors for microbiologically influenced corrosion, polymeric inhibitors, vapor phase inhibitors, and smart controlled release inhibitor systems. The last part on Interaction with Co-additives looks at industrial co-additives and their interference with corrosion inhibitors such as antiscalants, hydrate inhibitors, and sulfide scavengers.

-Presents a well-structured and systematic overview of the fundamentals and factors affecting corrosion
-Acts as a handy reference tool for scientists and engineers working with corrosion inhibitors for the oil and gas industries
-Collectively presents all the information available on the development and application of corrosion inhibitors for the oil and gas industries
-Offers a unique and specific focus on the oil and gas industries

Corrosion Inhibitors in the Oil and Gas Industries is an excellent resource for scientists in industry as well as in academia working in the field of corrosion protection for the oil and gas sectors, and will appeal to materials scientists, electrochemists, chemists, and chemical engineers.

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