Sour Service

Definition Sour Service refers to an environment containing Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), which is hazardous to human health and could significantly impact steel drilling tubulars performance.   Hydrogen sulfide is a colorless gas with the characteristic foul odor of rotten eggs; it is heavier than air, very poisonous, corrosive, flammable, and explosive. It is hazardous. Hydrogen…read more

Process Engineering Imperative for the Oil & Gas Industry

There is a common agreement among practitioners in the Oil and Gas (O&G) Industry for the imperative of process engineering. Process engineering is at the heart of O&G industry as it entails the conceptualization, design and development of processes for converting raw materials (i.e. crude oil, condensate, etc.) into final usable products (i.e. gasoline, diesel,…read more