Corrosion threats handbook - Upstream oil and gas production

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  • Published: November 2021
  • REF/ISBN: 9781787252707
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Status: Current

The purpose of this handbook is to provide new starters and non-corrosion specialist personnel working in the oil and gas industry with an introduction to the corrosion and degradation threats which can cause the failure of Safety and Environmentally Critical Elements (SECE) and hence cause hydrocarbon leaks.


This handbook is for guidance only and whilst every reasonable care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of its contents, the Energy Institute (EI), its sponsoring companies, the document writers and working group members, shall not be liable to any person for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of any of the information contained in any of its publications. Photos have been provided by Steering Group members with rights to the images.


This handbook makes reference to the EI's Guidance for corrosion management in oil and gas production and processing 2nd edition to which readers are referred for more detailed information on the technical content in this document.

This publication can be purchased with the External corrosion awareness handbook for a discounted price of £200 directly from the Energy Institute. Please email pubs@energyinst.org.

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