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Laboratory assessment of corrosion inhibitors efficiency at oilfield pipelines of West Siberia region II. Tests in a U-cell

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1 OJSC Transenergostroi, Derbenevskaya nab. 7, bldg. 10, Moscow, 115114 Russian Federation
2 A. N. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii pr. 31, Moscow, 119071 Russian Federation

Abstract: This paper is a continuation of a series of publications related to laboratory assessment of the performance of carbon dioxide corrosion inhibitors for oilfield pipelines in the West Siberian region. The test results obtained in U-shaped glass cells are considered. The effects of temperature, carbon dioxide content, test duration, specimen surface condition, presence and volume of a hydrocarbon phase, and inhibitor concentration on the corrosion kinetics and protective properties of a wide range of industrial inhibitors are analyzed. Recommendations are given on specific inhibitor test conditions to be used for assessment of inhibitor suitability for the protection of water pipelines and oil pipelines with low watercut.

Keywords: corrosion inhibitors, corrosion tests, oilfield pipelines

Int. J. Corros. Scale Inhib., , 1, no. 2, 130-145 PDF (1 649 K)
doi: 10.17675/2305-6894-2012-1-2-130-145

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