Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion - Corrosion Management & Failure Analysis - November 2020
- London and Home Counties
- Energy Institute<br />61 New Cavendish Street,<br />W1G 7AR, London, UK
- 09:00 - 17:00
Member - £1100.00
Non-Member - £1200.00
- Available in-house
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The 2-day course will cover basic corrosion management principles, basic Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) mechanisms, use of molecular microbiological methods (MMM) in diagnosing and managing MIC, selection of MIC mitigation methods, selection and interpretation of MIC monitoring methods, case studies demonstrating MIC diagnostic tools, failure analysis principles, MIC modelling and demonstrate applicable sampling techniques and equipment.
- Be able to apply Corrosion Management principles to assessing, mitigating and monitoring the corrosion threat of MIC.
- Understand, and correctly apply and interpret state of the art MIC diagnostic methods.
- Understand sampling procedures for various sample types obtained in the oil and gas industry.
- Be able to plan and execute a failure analysis investigation where MIC is the root cause.
- What is MIC and where is it a problem in the industry? Corrosion management principles and how it links to MIC
- Basics on industrial microbiology and predominant MIC mechanisms
- Introduction to molecular microbiological methods (MMM) in diagnosing and managing MIC Latest industry standards on Corrosion Management and MIC
- Work on case studies/assignments/presentations Wrap-up of day 1
- Summary of Day 1
- Overview of MIC mitigation methods Biocide testing – do’s and don’ts
- MIC monitoring methods – corrosion and microbiological approach Case studies demonstrating MIC diagnostic tools
- Demonstration of sampling kits and equipment for microbiology sampling
- Failure analysis principles and links to MIC
- Latest developments in MIC modelling – overview, mechanistic, RBI and Bayesian Network
- Wrap-up of course, with quiz, evaluation and course certificate.
To be able to diagnose, prevent and act against the MIC threat in industrial process systems in the upstream oil and gas industry, maritime sector and water processing industries. Course certificate and a full course compendium will be provided to all participants.
Who Should Attend
Related event: Reservoir Microbiology Forum (RMF) 2020
The RMF is an excellent multi-disciplinary platform which brings together oil producers, scientists, technologists, engineers, academics and researchers from around the world to present, share and discuss the widespread and versatile effects of microbes in oil reservoirs.
Richard Eckert has been involved in pipeline corrosion/failure investigation and forensic corrosion engineering for over 38 years. He is a recognized expert in the field of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC), having published more than 50 symposium and peer-reviewed papers and two books on internal corrosion. Mr. Eckert has been an invited speaker on the topic of MIC and has conducted MIC workshops for NACE, SPE and others in the oil and gas industry. He has chaired NACE technical committees that produced standards on internal MIC of pipelines, a framework for corrosion management, and corrosion monitoring methods. Mr. Eckert is a certified NACE Internal Corrosion Specialist, and served on the NACE International Board of Directors. Eckert graduated with a BS in Engineering Metallurgy from Western Michigan University. He is currently working with his co-editor Dr. Torben Lund Skovhus on a MIC Failure Analysis book for CRC Press.
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