Cathodic Protection System in Oil & Gas Industry Course
This training course is designed to provide
The theoretical basis and the practical ability necessary operate and maintain Cathodic Protection (CP) systems in the oil and gas surface production facilities.
Understanding of the basic principles of corrosion and applications of galvanic and impressed current CP systems.
Understanding of the field equipment used to monitor CP systems and how they work.
Understanding of the various factors that impact the performance of these systems.
Learn about essential CP monitoring techniques to ensure effective operation.
Understanding of increase productivity by avoiding costly shutdowns thus reducing the cost of the overall corrosion control program.
Who Should Attend ?
This training course is suitable for personnel who are working in technical areas related to materials, maintenance and integrity who deal directly or indirectly with cathodic protection. They include:
Corrosion Engineers and Technicians.
Inspection and Maintenance personnel.
Static Equipment Engineers.
Mangers and Team Leaders.
How will this Training Course Be Presented ?
This training course combines sound engineering principles, methods and applicable standards.
All lectures are in colorful presentation.
All lectures are interspersed with interactive discussion.
All lectures include group discussion, case history and exercises.
Actual major incidents as well as industry experience are reviewed.
Participants receive a multicolor course manual.
Pictures of real incidents and case history are shown.
Videos on the subject are shown.
Significance of Corrosion Control
Corrosion – Largest Single Cause of Plant Failure.
Corrosion Management Preventive Strategies.
Cost of Corrosion.
Case Study: Catastrophic Corrosion Accidents.
Corrosion & its Control
Requirements for Corrosion to Occur.
Forms of Corrosion.
Corrosion Control Methods.
Introduction to Cathodic Protection.
Corrosion Environment, Material Selection and Elements of Cathodic Protection
Corrosive Environments & Construction of Materials
Corrosion Properties of Steels.
Concrete Structure Environment.
Fundamentals of Cathodic Protection Systems
General Application of Cathodic Protection.
Industry Standard & Codes.
Principle of CPS.
The Cathodic Protection Cell.
Methods of Applying Cathodic Protection.
Sacrificial Cathodic Protection System.
Impressed-Current Cathodic Protection System.
Advantages of SCPS.
Basic Requirements for Cathodic Protection.
Cathodic Protection Criteria.
Current Rectifiers/DC Power Source.
High Impedance Voltmeter.
Reference Cells (Half Cells) Reference Cells.
Applicable NACE Standard for Cathodic Protection Systems.