Industrial Coatings at Extreme Conditions

Srinath Subramanian, Clara Pérez Hornero, Lars Thorslund Pedersen, Søren Kiil

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Abstract

With the gradual depletion of oil wells operable at relatively lower temperatures and pressures, the upstream oil industry relies on High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) wells to source crude oil and gas. HPHT well extraction and processing require anticorrosive coatings applied on substrates such as downhole piping and pressure vessels that can withstand such temperature and pressures. Very little information is available regarding the degradation mechanisms of currently used solvent-borne epoxy coatings in these conditions. Cyclic stress tests at lower temperatures (25-85 °C) [I] resulted in coating fractures and holes from collapsed blisters originatingfrom thermal shocks.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2017
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event13th Coatings Science International Conference 2017 - Hotels van Oranje, Noordwijk, Netherlands
Duration: 26 Jun 201730 Jun 2017

Conference

Conference13th Coatings Science International Conference 2017
LocationHotels van Oranje
CountryNetherlands
CityNoordwijk
Period26/06/201730/06/2017

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