Effect of elemental sulfur on the performance of nitrogen-based oilfield corrosion inhibitors

K. J. Kennelley, S. N. Smith, T. A. Ramanarayanan

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Abstract

The effect of elemental sulfur on the corrosion of carbon steel at high temperature and pressure was quantified in an aqueous environment containing sour gas. Elemental sulfur accelerated corrosion of the steel. The attack occurred predominantly in the vicinity of sulfur particles in direct contact with the metal surface. Imidazoline-based inhibitors were ineffective in controlling accelerated localized attack.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages48-52
Number of pages5
Volume29
No2
Specialist publicationMaterials Performance
StatePublished - Feb 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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