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Mitigating Corrosion Risk in Pipelines and Ships during Carbon Transportation
Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) are extremely important to reduce CO2 emissions to limit the global temperature rise. During carbon transportation, process impurities like NO2, SO2, H2S, etc can form highly corrosive acids that can lead to catastrophic failure of carbon steel pipelines or tanks. Understanding the electrolyte chemistry reactions of the impurities will enable accurate predictions of conditions under which they will react as well as when they can be innocuous. The key to effective simulation is the simultaneous prediction of both reaction equilibria and phase equilibria in dense phases dominated by CO2 to define safe operating windows for CO2 transport systems. OLI has partnered with the Norwegian Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) to develop accurate thermodynamic models in the OLI software platform to predict corrosive components based on the experimental work done by IFE. These parameters can be used to predict safe operating windows for carbon transportation pipelines and shipping containers.
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Join Dr. Andre Anderko
Dr. Andre Anderko is the Chief Technology Officer of OLI Systems responsible for OLI’s technology strategy and the development of OLI’s physical property and corrosion models and associated databases. In his 25 years with OLI, Andre has managed numerous sponsored research projects, which have created the foundation for OLI’s MSE and MSE-SRK thermodynamic models and for methods for predicting general and localized corrosion. Dr. Anderko is a Fellow of NACE International and a renowned expert in electrolyte and water chemistry.