Oilfield Glossary
Oilfield Glossary
Language:
Search by Discipline
Terms beginning with:
# A B C D E F
G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T
U V W X Y Z
Tools

hydrogen induced failures

1. n. [Enhanced Oil Recovery]
A type of corrosion produced when a metal absorbs hydrogen atoms. This phenomenon can cause undesirable effects such as blistering, cracking, methane formation above 400oF [204oC] and hydrogen embrittlement.