Pipeline Preservation Options

Preservation Options for New Pipelines, between Hydrotesting and Commissioning

In this video segment by Kelly Baker, you will learn about the Zerust Oil & Gas approach to pipeline preservation in the following two scenarios. When a new pipeline has been hydrotested and is lying dormant prior to the line being commissioned When an existing pipeline is going to be shut down and mothballed. Kelly […]

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Types of Corrosion Inhibitors and Standardized Methods

Types of Corrosion Inhibitors and Standardized Methods

Types of Corrosion Inhibitors Below is a breakdown of the three (3) basic classes of corrosion inhibitors, how they differ in function and application, as well as how their use is regulated for corrosion protection in the oil and gas industry. Classes of Corrosion Inhibitors Contact Corrosion Inhibitors (CCIs) or simply (CIs) Volatile/Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors […]

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What is a Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI)?

What is a Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI)?

Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors (VCI), also referred to as Volatile Corrosion Inhibitors, have been effectively and safely used to protect valuable parts and equipment for more than 35 years. What is a Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI)? VCIs are a variety of chemistry formulations which prevent corrosion of metals. First patented in 1948 by Shell, VCI’s have evolved […]

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