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Alloying Concept for High-Strength Seamless Heavy-Wall Line Pipe Suitable for Sour Service Applications

[+] Author Affiliations
K. Biermann, M. Probst-Hein

Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH, Salzgitter, Germany

C. Kaucke, B. Koschlig

V&M Deutschland GmbH

Paper No. IPC2004-0488, pp. 1789-1795; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/IPC2004-0488
From:
  • 2004 International Pipeline Conference
  • 2004 International Pipeline Conference, Volumes 1, 2, and 3
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 4–8, 2004
  • Conference Sponsors: International Petroleum Technology Institute
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4176-6 | eISBN: 0-7918-3737-8
  • Copyright © 2004 by ASME

abstract

Offshore oil and gas production worldwide is conducted in increasingly deep waters, leading to more and more stringent demands on line pipes. Higher grades and heavier wall thicknesses in combination with deep temperature toughness properties, good weldability and suitability for sour service applications are among the characteristics called for. It is necessary that pipe manufacturers develop materials to meet these at times conflicting requirements. An alloying concept based on steel with very low carbon content is presented. This type of material provides excellent toughness properties at deep temperatures in line pipe with a wall thickness of up to 70 mm, produced by hot rolling followed by QT heat treatment. Pipes from industrial production of identical chemical composition and heat treatment achieved grades X65 to X80, depending on wall thickness. The properties of the steel used in pipes are presented. The resistance of the pipe material to the influence of sour gas was assessed by standard tests. To demonstrate weldability, test welds were performed and examined.

Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Pipes

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