Corossion, Damage Mechanisms, Fracture Mechanics, HEDE, HELP, Hydrogen Embrittlement Mechanism, Hydrogen Enhanced Decohesion (HEDE), Hydrogen-Enhanced Local Plasticity (HELP), Materials, Materials Science, Mechanical Properties, Steel
Great open access review article by
- Prof. Mariano Iannuzzi (Curtin University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Australia),
- Prof. Afrooz Barnoush (Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Norway) and
- Prof. Roy Johnsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Norway)
in npj Materials Degradation about corrosion and materials challenges in offshore and subsea oil and gas production.
M. Iannuzzi, A. Barnoush, R. Johnsen, Materials and corrosion trends in offshore and subsea oil and gas production, npj Materials Degradation, 1 (2017) 1-11. doi: 10.1038/s41529–017–0003–4
The ever-growing energy demand requires the exploration and the safe, proﬁtable exploitation of unconventional reserves. The extreme environments of some of these unique prospects challenge the boundaries of traditional engineering alloys, as well as our understanding of the underlying degradation mechanisms that could lead to a failure. Despite their complexity, high-pressure and high-temperature, deep and ultra-deep, pre-salt, and Arctic reservoirs represent the most important source of innovation regarding materials technology, design methodologies, and corrosion control strategies. This paper provides an overview of trends in materials and corrosion research and development, with focus on subsea production but applicable to the entire industry. Emphasis is given to environmentally assisted cracking of high strength alloys and advanced characterization techniques based on in situ electrochemical nanoindentation and cantilever bending testing for the study of microstructure-environment interactions.
For more details about this review article please check post titled:
Microcantilever geometry and dimensions – Fig 7 from M. Iannuzzi, A. Barnoush, R. Johnsen, Materials and corrosion trends in offshore and subsea oil and gas production, npj Materials Degradation, 1 (2017) 1-11. doi: 10.1038/s41529–017–0003–4
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