Corrosion Failures

Corrosion Technical Series

Corrosion Failures

Corrosion Failures features thought leaders from government, oil & gas, and pipeline industries. Unique to this seminar, subject matter experts will present a holistic view of how their organizations address corrosion failures from a high-level standpoint, before drilling down to how their processes are managed and executed at the operational level.

Featured Speakers:

  • Dawn Eden, Deepwater Corrosion
  • Khlefa Esaklul, Oxy
  • Mel Esmacher, Consultant
  • Mario R. Guerra, P.E., Viking Engineering
  • Ed Heaver, BHP
  • Martin Richards, Open Text: Drones
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Who should attend

Anyone who has a technical corrosion background but is new to designing corrosion control systems. This includes:

  • Engineers with bachelor’s degrees plus 3+ work experience, and/or post-graduate degrees
  • Project managers
  • Mid-level to upper management
  • Researchers and scientists
  • Asset and/or risk management strategists

Course highlights

Unconventional Well Failures & Hydraulic Fracturing

  • Understand the factors leading to failures in the hydraulic fracturing process
  • Review unconventional well failure analysis case studies
  • Identify factors to ensure quality assurance throughout the pipe design, manufacturing, and purchasing processes
  • Discover unconventional well failure mitigation best practices

Cooling Water Systems

  • Identify types of corrosion damage and its causes
  • Study how to control and monitor corrosion in cooling water environments

Hydrogen Embrittlement

  • Discuss metal deformation
  • Understand how, when, and where hydrogen enters metal, causing embrittlement
  • Define environmentally assisted cracking hydrogen embrittlement
  • Walk through failure case studies

Under Deposit Corrosion Failures Permian

  • Review failure analysis findings and history
  • Examine results, prevention, mitigation, and detection strategies



Course Completion

Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.

2 Day Course

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