Supervisor: Professor Margaret Stack (University of Strathclyde), Dr Mike Barker (Edinburgh Napier)
Sponsoring Company: BP
PhD Student: Iasonas Zekos
The purpose of this research is to identify and map factors, mechanisms and interactions affecting Erosion, Corrosion and Erosion – Corrosion of carbon steel pipelines operating in the upstream oil industry. The first phase of the project involves related background research and the Design & Development of a jet impingement rig for testing under accurately simulated conditions of the aforementioned environment.