Effect of Hydrogen Sulfide-Containing Media on Pipe Steels

  • Ivan Shabalov
  • Yury Matrosov
  • Alexey KholodnyiEmail author
  • Maxim Matrosov
  • Valery Velikodnev
Part of the Topics in Mining, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering book series (TMMME)


Consequences of simultaneous and delayed failure of the pipe walls, equipment, and metal parts operated in oil and gas production areas in contact with liquid and gaseous media containing hydrogen sulfide have led to the need to study the mechanisms of the failure initiation. An artificial increase in the hydrogen concentration in steel allowed the observation of the fracture.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivan Shabalov
    • 1
  • Yury Matrosov
    • 2
  • Alexey Kholodnyi
    • 2
    Email author
  • Maxim Matrosov
    • 2
  • Valery Velikodnev
    • 3
  1. 1.Association of Pipe ManufacturersMoscowRussia
  2. 2.I. P. Bardin Central Research Institute for Ferrous MetallurgyMoscowRussia
  3. 3.LLC “Center for Examination of Pipeline Systems and Engineering”MoscowRussia

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