Format, Location, Length

Topics Covered

PetroSkills, LLC

Oil and gas production

Lecture/workshop, onsite, 5 days

Oil and gas facility corrosion

Corrosion-resistant metals for oil and gas facilities

Materials selection and control strategy for internal corrosion

External conditions effecting corrosion

Materials and coatings selection process

Chemical inhibition selection process

Monitoring methods and applications for corrosion of facilities

Life-cycle considerations with reliability/availability impacts

Western States Corrosion Seminar

Advanced corrosion


Introduction to corrosion chemistry and corrosion cells

Theory and applications of internal corrosion monitoring

Materials and their role in corrosion prevention

Corrosion control of concrete pressure pipe

Corrosion monitoring and remote monitoring methods

Screening corroded piping systems using long-range ultrasound

Coating failures—Causes and avoidance

Underwater photo inspection of coatings and other control systems

Use and misuse of galvanic anodes


Corrosion Clinic

Materials selection

Lecture and lab, onsite and distance learning, 3 days

Corrosion and society

Basic concepts in corrosion

Different forms of corrosion: Mechanisms, recognition, and prevention

Corrosion resistance of common metals and alloys

Design against corrosion

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