Why Choose this Training Course?

The field of metallurgy, material selection, and corrosion plays a critical role in various industries, particularly in sectors such as oil and gas production where materials are subjected to harsh operating environments. Understanding the principles of metallurgy, selecting appropriate materials, and implementing effective corrosion prevention strategies are essential for ensuring the integrity and longevity of equipment and infrastructure.

What are the Goals?

By the end of this COPEX training course, participants will be able to:

  • Provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of metallurgical principles and their applications in material selection.
  • Equip participants with the knowledge and skills to identify suitable materials for use in oil and gas production and processing systems.
  • Familiarize participants with common corrosion phenomena encountered in industrial environments and strategies for corrosion prevention.
  • Enhance participants' understanding of welding metallurgy and its implications for material integrity.
  • Introduce participants to non-destructive examination techniques for assessing material integrity and quality control.
Who is this Training Course for?

This Copex training program is designed for professionals and practitioners working in industries where metallurgy, material selection, and corrosion play a crucial role in asset integrity and performance. The course is suitable for:

  • Engineers involved in the design, construction, and maintenance of oil and gas production facilities.
  • Materials specialists responsible for selecting and specifying materials for various applications.
  • Inspection and quality control personnel involved in assessing material integrity and conducting non-destructive examinations.
  • Anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of metallurgical principles and corrosion prevention strategies in industrial settings.
How will this Training Course be Presented?

This Copex training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes presentations and interactive practical exercises, supported by videos, activities and case studies.

Course Outline
Day One: Introduction to Metallurgy and Material Selection
  • Introduction to Metallurgy
  • Classification of Steels and Heat Treatment
  • Crystal Structure and Phase Diagrams
  • Mechanical Metallurgy
  • Destructive Testing
Day Two: Materials and Metallurgy in Oil & Gas Industry
  • Mechanical Properties and Characteristics of Metals
  • Design Basis for Hydrocarbon Systems
  • Selection of Materials for Oil & Gas Production
  • Substitute Materials
Day Three: Welding Metallurgy and Corrosion
  • Fundamentals of Welding Metallurgy
  • Weld Solidification and Microstructure
  • Welding Processes and Techniques
  • Weld Overlay and Corrosion Prevention
Day Four: Corrosion Phenomena and Prevention
  • Connection of Dissimilar Materials
  • Sealing Materials
  • Forms of Corrosion
  • Common Corrosion Phenomena in Oil & Gas Industries
  • Case Studies of Corrosion Failures
Day Five: Non-Destructive Examinations and Conclusion
  • Glossary and Quality Control in NDT
  • Standards for NDT and Welding Inspections
  • Non-Destructive Examination Techniques
  • Course Conclusion and Feedback
The Certificate
  • Copex Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the training course.
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  • Duration:5 days
  • Format:Classroom
  • Language: English
  • Certificate:Yes
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