Training : Corrosion Management in Production and Process Operations


This course will cover the main causes of corrosion in upstream oil and gas operations, as well as monitoring and mitigation methods. The various corrosion mechanisms give rise to a number of different forms of corrosion damage which will all be considered. Participants will estimate the corrosivity of a given environment through analysis of the chemical and physical characteristics of the system. You will review approaches to selecting materials and coatings for corrosion resistance for different conditions and applications, including the use of NACE MR0175. You will be introduced to CP surveys, selecting the CP system type, estimating current requirements and the design principles of simple cathodic protection systems. There will be opportunity to select and utilize corrosion inhibitors for different systems and you will learn how to select and apply corrosion monitoring techniques to create an integrated monitoring program. The course content is based on a field facilities engineering point of view as opposed to a more narrowly specialized corrosion engineering or chemistry viewpoint. This course provides an appropriate balance of necessary theory and practical applications to solve/mitigate corrosion related problems.


  • The basics of corrosion chemistry

  • The main corrosion mechanisms occurring in oil and gas production/processing systems

  • The different types of damage caused by corrosion

  • Materials selection for corrosion prevention

  • Some methods for conducting cathodic protection (CP) surveys

  • Items to consider in corrosion inhibitor selection

  • Key advantages and disadvantages of the various corrosion monitoring methods

  • Where the main locations of corrosion concern occur within oil production systems, gas processing facilities (including amine units), and water injection systems



This course will cover:

  • Fundamentals of corrosion theory

  • Major causes of corrosion (O2, CO2, H2S, microbiologically influenced corrosion)

  • Forms of corrosion damage

  • Materials selection

  • Protective coatings & linings

  • Cathodic protection

  • Corrosion inhibitors

  • Corrosion monitoring and inspection

  • Corrosion in gas processing facilities

  • Corrosion in water injection systems

  • Corrosion management strategy and life-cycle costs



This training course was designed for Managers, engineers, chemists, and operators needing to understand corrosion and its control management in oil and gas production and processing.


Ir. Syahbardia, MT & Team

  1. Education :
  • Mechanical Engineering Department Of ITB, Bandung In 1990
  •   Magister Of Materials Engineering Department Of ITB, Bandung In 1999.

B.     Training Experiences

ð  Predictive and Preventive Pump Maintenance,

ð  Compressor Characteristic Maintenance & Troubleshooting,

ð  Rotary Equipment Maintenance,

ð  Lubrication, Operation,

ð  Maintenance and Trouble Shooting,

ð  Materials Selection and Knowledge for Engineers,

ð  Centrifugal Compresor & Steam Turbine Performance,

ð  Welding Inspection, Turbine & Generator Operation,

ð  Boiler Water Treatment,

ð  Pump Operation and Maintenance,

ð  Electrical Motor Control System, Corrosion and Cathodic Protection,

ð  Fluid Flow Measurement, Generator Preventive Maintenance,

ð  Heavy Equipment Management, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance, and etc.