October 2018, Vol. 245, No. 10

Corrosion Control

Taking Guesswork Out of Corrosion Assessments

By Ian Macleod, engineering manager, Integrity, Wood When pipelines have either been too structurally complex or operationally challenging for inline inspections, basic assumptions have often ruled the day. Where inline inspections (ILI) are impossible or impractical, for instance, operators have commonly assumed that the lowest physical points of a subsea pipeline would have a higher ri sk of corrosion. Thus, most inspection efforts were focused on these spots, although later analysis has sometimes proven this basic assumption to be false.  The risk of corrosion is highly correlated with a complex interplay of factors. If false confidence thrives, the risk of operators missing actual pro

Log in to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Start a FREE TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION and gain access to all articles in the current issue of Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Pipeline & Gas Journal magazine in print or digital format and gain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to the current issue as well as to 3 articles from the PGJ archives per month. $199 for an annual subscription.

3) Start a FULL ACCESS PLAN SUBSCRIPTION and regain IMMEDIATE ACCESS to this article, the current issue, all past issues in the PGJ Archive, access to all special reports, special focus supplements and more. $1,395 for an annual subscription.  For information about group rates or multi-year terms, contact J'Nette Davis-Nichols at Jnette.Davis-Nichols@GulfEnergyInfo.com or +1 713.520.4426.

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}