A refinery was experiencing bottom plate underside (soil-side) corrosion of its aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) at an extraordinarily high rate of 1 to 2 mm/y. This resulted in the failure of four ...
When microorganisms play a role in materials corrosion, it is known as microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC). A most significant challenge faced by corrosion professionals in identifying MIC ...
The presence of microorganisms is recognized as a major concern in the oil and gas industry. In addition to existing in petroleum reservoirs, microbes often can be introduced into oilfield systems at ...
Corrosion is a major factor affecting the overall health of military aircraft. Anything from changing temperatures to environmental factors can cause corrosion. Microbes, however, are major ...