Corrosion and Fouling Management

Course Details
This course provides a fundamental understanding of metallurgy, the causes of corrosion and fouling, and techniques to solve corrosion and fouling problems encountered in refineries.

  • Gain a basic understanding of metallurgy and how that affects the performance of a material
  • Identify common refinery corrosion and fouling problems, including where they typically occur
  • Describe the type of corrosion or fouling that is present based on location, process conditions, and symptoms
  • Identify control strategies for common corrosion and fouling problems, including their benefits and liabilities

The course is particularly beneficial to both new and experienced refinery personnel who are involved in the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of corrosion and fouling problems – including inspectors and newer corrosion professionals.

Date: 28th – 30th April 2019 (3 Days)
Time: 08:00-16:00 Hrs.
Venue: Wyndham Grand Manama Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain
Fee: USD 3,750 per participant (Special for GDA Members only)
Note: A calculator is required or Mobile Phone Calculator App

28th April 2019 (Day 1)
29th April 2019 (Day 2)
30th April 2019 (Day 3)
Basic Metallurgy Corrosion and Fouling Unit Specific Metallurgy
Material Properties Material Degradation  
Material Selection Fabrication  
Corrosion and Fouling Corrosion Monitoring  

Chris Wozniak
Lead Metallurgical Engineer
Honeywell UOP
Des Plaines, Illinois, USA

Chris Wozniak is currently a Lead Materials/Mechanical Engineer at UOP in Des Plaines, Illinois. He is responsible for material selection and metallurgical troubleshooting across all UOP process units. He has 13 years of experience at UOP which includes positions in research and engineering. Chris actively participates in API as chairman of 934-B and D, and is involved on several other relevant API groups within the subcommittee on corrosion and materials. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He enjoys woodworking, boardgames, reading and playing competitive volleyball.

  • Corrosion and Fouling Management
  • Duration: 28-30 APR 2019
  • Category: Technologies

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