Basics of Internal Corrosion

  • Author: Technical Toolboxes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Study time: 25 minutes
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How can I monitor and analyze corrosion in midstream pipelines? What are effective corrosion mitigation strategies for pipeline operations? What techniques are used for internal corrosion predictive analysis in pipelines?

This advanced self-paced course is for pipeline engineers, managers, and directors in midstream operations. It covers corrosive gases, fluids, solids, and bacteria, and teaches corrosion monitoring techniques like coupons, ER probes, and spool pieces.

Measurement methods such as ILI and NDT, as well as mitigation strategies like inhibitors, pigging, and dehydration, are also included.

The course concludes with predictive analysis using ICDA. By the end, participants will be skilled in monitoring, analyzing, and mitigating pipeline corrosion.
  • Video time: 25 minutes
  • Exams: 1

Joe Pikas

Content SME-V.P. for Pipeline Integrity and Corrosion Engineering Services for Technical Toolboxes
Joe Pikas is a consultant for Technical Toolboxes with more than 50 years of experience in pipeline construction, operations, corrosion control design, and implementation, including pipeline engineering management.
He is an expert in pipeline integrity management, risk management, coating materials selection, cathodic protection design, and testing, and internal and external pipeline corrosion control.
In 2009, he was awarded the NACE Distinguished Service Award and received an industry award in 2002 from AGA, GTI, INGAA, NACE, OPS, and PRCI International.
Also, he has contributed over 50 papers to industry trade magazines, NACE, SSPC, and other publications and conferences.