Batch-inhibitor treatment size, shut-in time determined

Equations and graphs have been developed for determining how long wells should be shut in after a batch inhibitor treatment and how much inhibitor is required to coat the tubing in a well. Click here to enlarge imageFig. 1 illustrates a typical well completion.To protect the tubing from damage caused by corrosion, operators periodically shut in wells and inject corrosion inhibitor solution down the production tubing. The objective is to coat the tubing surface with a corrosion inhibitor film.One must know the falling film velocity to determine how long to shut in the well and the film thickness to determine the amount of inhibitor needed.Falling film studiesReferences on falling film on ...

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