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sufficient corrosion allowance for 30 years pipeline

sufficient corrosion allowance for 30 years pipeline

sufficient corrosion allowance for 30 years pipeline

In a pipeline 16 inch downstream a treatment I have a fluid
having the following carachteristic:

Stream Molar Component Percents                         
CO2         4.371  E-05                                 |
H2S            0.000                                    |
H2O          5.391  E-03                                |
Design pressure 90 bar  
temperature 50°C                                

Pipeline (long distance)
Design life 30 years
Material    API 5L X65
MAOP(bara)       98        
DesignFactor    0.72        
Min. allow.thk  6.1(mm)    
C.A.            1.00(mm)    
Nominal thk     7.1(mm)
Burial Depth    0.9 m as minimum

May I consider the 1 mm sufficient for this dehydrated oil?

RE: sufficient corrosion allowance for 30 years pipeline

I would suggest that you model your line from a corrosion perspective. Flow rate, topography etc. One such company, with a great model is CorrosionWatch. I believe their website is www.corrosionwatch.com or searh on the name.

RE: sufficient corrosion allowance for 30 years pipeline

I don't have the exact answer for this question. However, the external corrosion might be a serious problem for this underground piping system.


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