The stimulation of nitrate-reducing Bacteria (NRB) in oilfield systems to control sulphate-reducing bacteria (SRB), microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) and reservoir souring: An introductory review

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  • Published: August 2003
  • REF/ISBN: 9780852933947
  • Edition: 1st
  • Status: Current

This review document summarises the technology and addresses the practicalities of applying and monitoring a nitrate treatment in the field. It includes a brief summary to introduce nitrate-reducing bacteria (NRB), the impact of nitrate on NRB and SRB activity and corrosion rates topsides, the impact of nitrate on NRB and SRB activity and souring in the reservoir and potential pros and cons with regard to utilising nitrate to control SRB in oilfields.

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