Metal-loss corrosion mostly related to presence of CO2 and water :
The main challenges when dealing with corrosive wells are:
Indeed corrosion of a pipe in oil & gas wells depends on many parameters such as well conditions (pressure, temperature), gas composition (pCO2, pH2S) and water composition. Vallourec can help you selecting the most appropriate material with material recommendations supported by our long dated expertise in metallurgy and corrosion, an extensive database of corrosion test results (SSC, SCC, pitting, crevice) and extensive field records.
With a strong know-how in steel process, in-house testing facility, recommendations on supply, handling, storage and running of your corrosion resistant material, Vallourec is your supplier of choice for these demanding corrosive applications.
To be able to provide answers to these challenges constant development of products, testing, manufacturing and services has been ongoing within Vallourec including: