Corrosion is a well known threat for oil and gas industry, either in the sense of  safety or economic loss. NACE investigation revealed that direct corrosion cost in US was $276 billion in 1998, which was equivalent to 3.1% of GDP (NACE 2002). Corrosion has been recognised  as an economic problem as well as  process safety issue in oil and gas industry. it is believed that successful corrosion management are always depending on the following factors:

  • Design
  • Asset life cycle management
  • Fluid corrosivity
  • Process conditions
  • Operation and maintenance history