An Overview of Corrosion in the Oil and Gas Industry: Challenges and Solutions

Bhawna*, Bisman Singh**, Rakesh Kumar***
*-**Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran, Mohali, Punjab, India.
***Department of Regulatory Affair and Quality Assurance, Auxein Medical Pvt. Ltd., Sonipat, Haryana, India.
Periodicity:January - March'2023


Corrosion is a widespread and expensive issue in the oil and gas sector, and presents significant dangers to infrastructure and the environment. It costs more than $1.4 billion per year, including direct spending for equipment maintenance and replacement and indirect costs such as lost productivity and environmental damage. This study examines the subject of corrosion in the oil and gas industry and its ramifications, both financially and environmentally. This study analyzed the oil and gas sector, its infrastructure, and various forms of corrosion, including uniform corrosion, crevice corrosion, galvanic corrosion, Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC), stress corrosion cracking, and Sulfide Stress Cracking (SSC). This study emphasizes the need for frequent equipment maintenance and inspection to prevent corrosion and reduce its impact on industry and the environment.


Corrosion, Oil and Gas Industries, Types of Corrosion, Corrosion Mechanism, MIC.

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Bhawna, Singh, B., and Kumar, R. (2023). An Overview of Corrosion in the Oil and Gas Industry: Challenges and Solutions. i-manager’s Journal on Material Science, 10(4), 56-66.


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