Corrosion and Anti-corrosion of Buried Pipeline

  • Caili DaiEmail author
  • Fulin Zhao


The corrosion of buried pipeline is generated by its contact with soil. Soil corrosion is mainly related to the properties of the soil water. In this chapter, three corrosion reactions are introduced, including the corrosion generated when soil water contains oxygen, the corrosion generated when soil water contains acid gas, and the corrosion generated by bacteria in soil. Generally, anti-corrosion coating method and cathodic protection method are employed to reduce the corrosion of buried steel pipeline in the soil. Detained introduction to these two methods is given in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Petroleum EngineeringChina University of Petroleum (East China)QingdaoChina

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