Qatar Offshore—Conclusion: Corrosion modeling addresses sour operating conditions

Corrosion modeling for the Pearl GTL pipeline project was carried out using the Shell corrosion model, which includes laboratory and operating experience from Shell Canada Ltd., which has extensive operating experience with sour wet-gas fields with similar levels of CO2 and much higher levels of H2S.1 This second article in a two-part series provides details of the modeling used in determining the design of the pipeline project, moving from base case through the different variables involved to assessment of the tools and processes required to implement the chosen design.The first part of the series (OGJ, Oct. 3, 2005, p.62) described the selection process used in choosing carbon steel wit...

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