To study and disseminate information concerning cathodic protection of reinforcing steel in concrete.
To study and disseminate information concerning proper design of steel-reinforced concrete structures, the evaluation of those structures, and their remediation.
To review and revise as necessary NACE SP0290-2007, "Impressed Current Cathodic Protection of Reinforcing Steel in Atmospherically Exposed Concrete Structures."
INACTIVE To identify and develop test methods for anode materials used for cathodic protection systems for steel in concrete.
To reaffirm or revise NACE Publication 01102, “State-of-the-Art Report: Criteria for Cathodic Protection of Prestressed Concrete Structures."
Write a standard practice on sacrificial cathodic protection of reinforced concrete.
To write a technical committee report on evaluation of cathodic protection systems on reinforced concrete structures.
To write a state-of-the-art report on corrosion inhibitors and admixtures.
Review or revise as necessary NACE SP0107-2007, “Electrochemical Realkalization and Chloride Extraction for Reinforced Concrete.”
To review and revise as necessary SP0308-2008, "Inspection Methods for Corrosion Evaluation of Conventionally Reinforced Concrete Structures."
To prepare a state-of-the-art report on applications and latest developments of various corrosion-resistant reinforcing materials, such as stainless steel, galvanized steel, advanced composite materials, and epoxy-coated steel, for use in building and highway infrastructures.
Review of NACE Standard SP0187-2008 (formerly RP0187), "Design Considerations for Corrosion Control of Reinforcing Steel in Concrete."
To review and revise NACE SP0390-2009, "Maintenance and Rehabilitation Considerations for Corrosion
Control of Atmospherically Exposed Existing Steel-Reinforced Concrete Structures"
Write a standard practice on detection and mitigation of DC and AC stray-current-induced corrosion of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures.
To review and revise as necessary NACE SP0112-2012, "Corrosion Management of Atmospherically Exposed Reinforced Concrete Structures."
To develop a standard practice for use for steel-framed buildings and provide guidance on the evaluation of corrosion condition in complex masonry structures.
To review and revise TM0294-2007, "Test Procedure for Embeddable Impressed Current Anodes for Atmospherically Exposed Structures."
To write a standard practice for corrosion evaluation of prestressed concrete structures.
Develop a state of the art report on criteria and techniques used to evaluate the effectiveness of corrosion control techniques applied to reinforced concrete structures.
Coatings and Linings
Determine uses, application, and performance of coatings and surface preparation enhancers for atmospheric service of particular interest for the industrial environments and commercial equipment and infrastructure in Latin America.
To provide a format for handling problems and issues that affect the owner and contractor utilizing coatings. Problems and issues may include hazardous waste, volatile organic compounds, applicator training, federal and state regulations, and others that may develop.
Exchange of information regarding thermal-spray coatings (TSCs) used for corrosion protection.
Share information concerning, and discuss effective methods for, corrosion control of fasteners used with structural, piping, and equipment connections.
Review and critique laboratory testing methods designed to predict performance in an offshore environment. Assess test variables and gather data needed to improve industry standard techniques.
Exchange information, create task group for state-of-the-art report, followed by formation of a task group to write a standard practice, and sponsor symposium.
To discuss issues of spray-applied insulative coatings for elevated-temperature exterior surfaces.
To discuss and furnish technical information on the process of hot-dip galvanizing and its use as a corrosion protection system for steel fabrications as well as the interaction of hot-dip galvanized coatings with other corrosion protection systems.
To review and revise NACE Publication 02203/ICRI Technical Guideline 03741/SSPC-TR 5, "Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Protective Polymer Flooring Systems for Concrete."
Review and revise joint standard NACE No. 12/AWS C2.23M/SSPC-CS 23.00, "Specification for the Application of Thermal Spray Coatings (Metalizing) of Aluminum, Zinc, and Their Alloys and Composites for the Corrosion Protection of Steel."
Revise NACE Publication 02107, "Coatings for Protection of Threaded Fasteners Used with Structural Steel, Piping, and Equipment."
Review and revise as necessary the test methods in NACE Standard TM0304.
Review and revise as necessary the test methods in NACE Standard TM0404.
To review and revise NACE SP0108-2008, Corrosion Control of Offshore Structures by Protective Coatings.
Develop a standard practice addressing a standard method and grading system to assess the in-service condition of offshore coatings. Provide direction regarding the use of assessment data in managing maintenance painting programs. The documented process will serve as an aid in the planning, budget, and execution of offshore maintenance programs.
Review and revise if necessary NACE Standard RP0281-2004, "Method for Conducting Coating (Paint) Panel Evaluation Testing in Atmospheric Exposures."
To write a state-of-the-art report.
To write a standard to determine substrate temperature limits and surface temperature of liquid-applied insulative materials for personnel protection.
Develop test methods for determining the true insulative value of liquid insulative materials applied on steel surfaces.
To develop terminology and definition, including components of coating systems, fabrication of "cup", technical requirements, application process, and requirements for a coating system for bolt connections.
To specify the laboratory test method to evaluate performances of heavy anti-corrosion coating systems for reinforced concrete structures in marine atmospheric environments; to provide detailed requirements for components and technical requirements of the coatings systems, application process and requirements, storage, and inspection methods.
Develop a document which describes a test method for measuring leachable chloride levels and acceptable levels for coatings applied to stainless steel.
Purpose a standard for the utilization of rust converters in the preparation of ferrous surfaces.
Coatings and Linings
Discussion of the development of a recommended test procedure for qualification of coatings used under insulation service.
Discuss blistering of underground pipeline coatings, causes of blistering, and prevention methods.
To hold technical information exchanges (TIEs) on the effects of bioethanols, aromatic ethanols, and sulfurous emissions on fused silica containment vessels.
Provide a forum for discussing the various technical details associated with testing requirements/conditions specified for coatings or other used in this environment. Attempt to identify the most critical parameters of the testing requirements and discuss the possibility of establishing a standardized/harmonized test program that could possibly be used to qualify things for multiple specifications.
To review and revise Joint Standard NACE No. 10/SSPC-PA 6, "Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Linings Applied to Bottoms of Carbon Steel Aboveground Storage Tanks."
To update and revise NACE Standard TM0102-2002, "Measurement of Protective Coating Electrical Conductance on Underground Pipelines."
To review and revise NACE SP0394-2013, "Application, Performance, and Quality Control of Plant-Applied, Fusion-Bonded Epoxy External Pipe Coating."
To write a test method and criteria for evaluation of gouge resistance of a particular coating.
To review and revise NACE Standard RP0304-2004 as necessary.
To update NACE SP0892-2007 to incorporate current technologies and practices to successfully protect concrete.
Revise Joint Standard NACE No. 11/SSPC-PA 8, “Thin-Film Organic Linings Applied in New Carbon Steel Process Vessels.”
To review and revise or reaffirm NACE Standard RP0105-2005, "External Repair, Rehabilitation, and Weld Joints on Buried Steel Pipelines."
To review and revise as needed NACE Standard RP0303-2003, "Field-Applied Heat-Shrinkable Sleeves for Pipelines: Application, Performance, and Quality Control."
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard RP0402-2002, "Field-Applied Fusion-Bonded Epoxy (FBE) Pipe Coating Systems for Girth Weld Joints: Application, Performance, and Quality Control."
Review and revise/reaffirm as necessary NACE Standard RP0602-2002, "Field-Applied Coal Tar Enamel Pipe Coating Systems: Application, Performance, and Quality Control."
To review and revise or reaffirm SP0109-2009, "Field Application of Bonded Tape Coatings for External Repair, Rehabilitation, and Weld Joints on Buried Metal Pipelines."
Review and revise as necessary the test methods in NACE Standard TM0104-2004.
Review and revise as necessary the test methods in NACE Standard TM0204-2004.
Review and revise as necessary NACE SP0185-2007, "Extruded Polyolefin Resin Coating Systems with Soft Adhesives for Underground or Submerged Pipe."
Review and revise as necessary NACE Standard TM0174-2011, "Laboratory Methods for the Evaluation of Protective Coatings and Lining Materials in Immersion Service."
To develop a standard practice for a minimal specification for the field application, repair, and testing for a polyurethane coating to be used on the exterior of buried pipelines.
Review and revise as necessary NACE Standard RP0375, "Wax Coating Systems for Underground Piping Systems."
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard RP0399-2004, "Plant-Applied External Coal Tar Enamel Pipe Coating Systems: Application, Performance, and Quality Control."
Develop a technical committee report that outlines state-of-the-art practices as described in the title.
Develop a standard practice that identifies common aspects of field installation pertaining to quality installation and long-term performance.
To develop a standard practice for minimum specifications for external coatings for use in directional drill service.
Describe available systems, performance, and industry-accepted test criteria for coatings under insulation.
To develop a standard test method to conduct the cathodic disbondment test.
Review ISO 21809 with the goal to adopt or adopt with changes (amendments) to the standard and create a NACE/ISO, possibly modified, published standard
To develop a new standard practice for the pre-qualification requirements of internal flow efficiency coatings for pipelines.
To review and revise as necessary SP0188-2006, "Discontinuity (Holiday) Testing of New Protective Coatings on Conductive Substrates."
To review and revise as necessary SP0490-2007, "Holiday Detection of Fusion-Bonded Epoxy External Pipeline Coatings of 250 to 760 µm (10 to 30 mil)."
To write a standard practice for testing coatings for corrosion under insulation (CUI) prevention.
To develop a simple and reliable peel test standard for the three-layer polyethylene, three-layer polypropelene, heat-shrink sleeve and tape coatings in the field and laboratory.
Write a state-of-the-art report describing coating failure mechanisms and integrity management of pipelines after coating failure.
Coatings and Linings
Discuss the effects of coating performance when applied over nonvisible, nonwater-soluble contaminants and their effects on cathodic protection performance.
To provide a forum to discuss various issues affecting surface preparation.
To review, revise, or reaffirm as necessary joint blasting standards NACE No. 1-4/SSPC-SP 5, 10, 6, and 7: White Metal Blast Cleaning, Near-White Metal Blast Cleaning, Commercial Blast Cleaning, and Brush-Off Blast Cleaning, and NACE No. 8/SSPC-SP 14, Industrial Blast Cleaning.
Review and Revise as needed NACE SP0178-2007, “Design, Fabrication, and Surface Finish Practices for Tanks and Vessels to Be Lined for Immersion Service.”
To review and revise as necessary NACE No. 13/SSPC-ACS-1, "Industrial Coating and Lining Application Specialist Qualification and Certification."
To review and update joint technical committee report NACE 6G198/SSPC-TR 2, "Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning."
Review and revise as necessary joint standard NACE No. 6/SSPC-SP 13, "Surface Preparation of Concrete," to reflect current industry practice and to reflect proper reference to other industry publications.
Review and revise as necessary NACE Standard RP0287-2002, "Field Measurements of Surface Profile of Abrasive Blast-Cleaned Steel Surfaces Using a Replica Tape," and to include other methods of profile measurement now being widely utilized throughout the industry.
Develop a technical committee report detailing commonly used soluble salts field test methods.
Develop a standard regarding soluble salt testing frequency and locations on previously coated surfaces.
Develop a Standard of allowable soluble salt limits according to the assets service environment define environments and limits.
To investigate areas for research in cathodic protection and underground corrosion control.
To develop close coordination of NACE technical committees with the Underground Corrosion Control Coordinating Committees in the United States and elsewhere; to prepare a map or list designating areas in which committees are active and giving a contact person; to encourage the formation of coordinating committees in needed areas.
Discuss DC and AC transit stray current issues.
To provide the cathodic protection technology necessary for engineering solutions to underground corrosion problems.
To investigate the various methods of protecting pipe-type cables against corrosion and issue recommendations for the protective systems.
Discussions and informal presentations about interference problems, pipeline, railroads, light rail, pipe, and other structural interference.
Review and revise as necessary NACE Standard TM0108-2012, "Testing of Catalyzed Titanium Anodes for Use in Soils or Natural Waters."
To prepare a standard practice on corrosion control of structural steel piling in nonmarine applications.
To review and update NACE SP0177-2014 (formerly RP0177), "Mitigation of Alternating Current and Lightning Effects on Metallic Structures and Corrosion Control Systems." This standard practice deals with corrosion control and related safety procedures recommended.
To revise NACE SP0388-2014 (formerly RP0388), "Impressed Current Cathodic Protection of Internal Submerged Surfaces of Steel Water Storage Tanks," as necessary.
To develop a standard on the application and interpretation of data from external CP coupons used in the evaluation of cathodically protected metallic structures.
To review and update NACE Standard SP0196-2011 (formerly RP0196), "Galvanic Anode Cathodic Protection of Internal Submerged Surfaces of Steel Water Storage Tanks," as required.
To develop a standard for rectifier safety.
To prepare a standard document on how to assess, mitigate, and monitor corrosion caused by alternating current on buried cathodically protected pipelines.
To develop a reference standard for the design of cathodic protection, both galvanic and impressed current, for metallic structures located in quiescent of flowing fresh water.
Disseminate technology relative to the use of chemical and mechanical cleaning of plant equipment.
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard TM0193-2000, “Laboratory Corrosion Testing of Metals in Static Chemical Cleaning Solutions at Temperatures Below 93 °C (200 °F).”
To develop a standard for laboratory corrosion testing of metals in static chemical cleaning solutions at temperatures Above 100 °C (212 °F).
To hold a series of workshops/symposia aimed at providing case studies, "war stories," and examples of how different industries have utilized corrosion life-cycle management to reduce overall costs and to explore alternate management methods (e.g., material selection, cathodic protection, inhibitors) that can be utilized.
Initiate discussions and reviews of practices for corrosion management and other issues associated with CCS. To include capture process, transportation, and storage.
To review and rewrite a new standard based on withdrawn NACE Standard RP0272-72, "Direct Calculation of Economic Appraisals of Corrosion Control Measures." Also, to evaluate and compile alternative "best practice" life-cycle corrosion cost management methodologies.
Develop a standard for managing corrosion and degradation of bridges. This standard would include reference to existing standards, life-cycle management methods, maintenance and repair decision making, and risk assessment.
Development and sustainment of a joint NACE International/SSPC standard on corrosion prevention and control planning for use by government acquisition professionals and as an integral component of future improvements to the acquisition of systems, facilities, and infrastructure.
Nonmetallic Materials of Construction
Sponsor symposium at annual conference on managing corrosion with polymer-based materials such as FRP, thermoplastic materials, elastomers, and other composite materials of construction.
Presentations on basics of polymer-based materials such as FRP, elastomers, thermoplastics, and other composite materials.
Water Treatment Systems
To identify key factors and promote appropriate techniques for application of biocides to both open and closed cooling water systems.
To collect, develop, and disseminate information on the control and remediation of corrosion, deposition, and microbiological activity in building fire protection systems.
To identify, classify, and suggest remedies for common and uncommon failures occurring in boilers. The boiler proper with its steam-generating equipment, superheater, and economizer fall within the scope. It is the intent of the committee to solicit from knowledgeable and interested parties a listing of failure types (if identifiable) with an indication of frequency or ranking relative to unscheduled outage downtime. In addition, problem/solution-type examples of the more frequent/important failures are sought, hopefully to seed symposia, panel discussions, and/or publications.
Hold open discussions to develop means to better define the cost of water and steam system-related corrosion in the chemical processing and petroleum refinery industries, and identify methods to disseminate this information.
To accumulate and disseminate information about water treatment applications in industrial and commercial systems. This provides a training role in corrosion, deposition, and microbiological control as well as monitoring in these areas.
To prepare and publish a manual on the monitoring and control of the water chemistry and physical integrity of cooling water systems.
To review and revise or reaffirm as necessary ANSI/NACE SP0300-2016/ISO 16784-1:2006, "Pilot Scale Evaluation of Corrosion and Fouling Control Additives for Open Recirculating Cooling Water Systems."
Review and revise or reaffirm NACE Publication 46107, "Control of Corrosion, Deposition, and Microbiological Growth in Recirculating Water Systems in Buildings."
To establish effective methods for shut-down, lay-up, and start-up of components within steam-generating systems, and to write a standard. This may include, but not be limited to, feedwater lines, feedwater heaters, deaerators, economizers, steam generators, superheaters, reheaters, condensers, and condensate lines.
To write a standard on initial conditioning of cooling water equipment.
To write a guidelines to provide a procedure for monitoring all treatment protocols including physical treatments to demonstrate their efficacy.
Review and revise or reaffirm NACE SP0590-2015 (formerly RP0590), "Prevention, Detection, and Correction of Deaerator Cracking."
To write a standard to replace RP0392-2001, “Recovery and Repassivation After a Low pH Excursions in Open Recirculating Cooling Water Systems."
To write a report on building fire protection systems covering issues and proposed solutions.
Oil and Gas Production—Cathodic Protection
To sponsor a forum for discussion and make mini-presentations on cathodic protection in seawater. This will include but not be restricted to cathodic protection design and monitoring in seawater.
To prepare a state-of-the-art report on cathodic protection retrofit design for offshore structures in deep and shallow waters.
To review and revise as necessary ANSI/NACE SP0115-2015/ISO/15589-2,"Petroleum , Petrochemical, and Natural Gas Industries—Cathodic Protection of Pipeline Transportation Systems—Part 2: Offshore Pipelines.”
Update NACE SP0176-2007 (formerly RP0176),"Corrosion Control of Submerged Areas of Permanently
Installed Steel Offshore Structures Associated with Petroleum Production."
Review and revise as necessary NACE SP0492-2006, "Metallurgical and Inspection Requirements for Offshore Pipeline Bracelet Anodes."
Oil and Gas Production—Corrosion and Scale Inhibition
To collect, evaluate, and disseminate information from all sources of CO2 corrosion in the oil and gas industry, including the use of CO2 for enhanced recovery. To update user experience and state-of-the-art advances; to serve as a focal point in liaison with other technical committees.
To identify the issues involved in the development of an internal erosion and corrosion monitoring program.
To serve as an information exchange between technologists and corrosion specialists with regard to corrosion that develops beneath deposits.
To develop a coherent approach to predicting corrosiveness of oilfield environments, to provide a forum for the discussion of these predictive methods, and to exchange information on this subject.
1. Exchange information and technology on produced and injection fluid issues during conventional and unconventional production including deepwater. Issues include mineral scaling, corrosion, gas hydrates, and wax and asphaltene deposits. 2. Sponsor symposia and other formal technical information exchange functions.
Discussion of issues and testing methods related to evaluation of inhibitors in the oil and gas industry.
To promote technical information exchange on corrosion-related topics that stem from the presence of H2S and other sulfur-containing substances in oil and gas production operations.
To sponsor a biennial symposium on "Control of Problematic Micro-Organisms in Oil and Gas Field Operations."
To discuss unique corrosion and erosion issues associated with oil sands production (mining operations and steam-assisted gravity drainage [SAGD] operations).
Exchange information and experiences and share best practices on properties, composition, sources, and formation mechanisms of black powder; mitigation and control methods (inhibition, internal coatings, filtration, etc.); and sampling and analysis techniques, handling, and disposal of black powder in gas pipelines.
To develop a fundamental understanding of elemental sulfur corrosion mechanisms; develop S-corrosion mitigation strategy; develop laboratory evaluation protocol; and develop field monitoring methods.
Knowledge sharing and exchange in the area of internal corrosion monitoring in oil and gas subsea structures, including but not limited to pipelines, wells, and topsides.
Exchange information on current gaps and future needs in controlling corrosion in oil and gas production.
To discuss unique corrosion issues on materials typically used in technical equipment used for oil and gas exploration such as drilling tools and wire line tools.
To review and revise as necessary NACE Publication 31105, "Dynamic Scale Inhibitor Evaluation Apparatus and Procedures in Oil and Gas Production."
To prepare a technical committee report on selection, application, and evaluation of biocides in the oil and gas industry.
Prepare a technical committee report summarizing various predictive methods and provide guidelines for application of those methods for prediction of corrosiveness.
To identify the issues involved in the development of an internal erosion and corrosion monitoring program.
To review and revise NACE Publication 1D199 on internal corrosion monitoring of subsea production and injection systems.
To write a report to summarize what is known about prediction, prevention, and mitigation of top-of-the-line corrosion.
Review and revise as necessary SP0195-2007 (formerly RP0195), "Corrosion Control of Sucker Rods by Chemical Treatment."
Review and revise as necessary TM0374-2007, "Laboratory Screening Tests to Determine the Ability of Scale Inhibitors to Prevent the Precipitation of Calcium Sulfate and Calcium Carbonate from Solution (for Oil and Gas Production Systems)."
To review and revise as necessary NACE SP0273-2007 (formerly RP0273), "Handling and Proper Usage of Inhibited Oilfield Acids."
To write a standard on how to apply chemicals downhole in oil and gas wells using capillary tubing.
To revise NACE Publication 1D182, “Wheel Test Method Used for Evaluation of Film-Persistent Corrosion Inhibitors for Oilfield Applications,” and to add new test methods to the existing technical committee report.
Review NACE Publication 1D191, "A Review of Screening Tests for Gypsum Scale Removal Chemicals" to determine its relevancy to the existing state of the art for this experimental procedure. If it is still relevant, then revise the report.
Review and revise if necessary NACE Publication 1C187, "Use of Galvanic Probe Corrosion Monitors in Oil and Gas Drilling and Production Operations."
Update, revise and reaffirm MR0174-2007 Standard.
Develop a standard that would identify basic required information, a corrosion inhibitor integrity window, the basic required testing, and field management for Oil & Gas field applications.
Oil and Gas Production—Metallurgy
Plan and host information exchange meetings for materials in upstream oil and gas operations.
Update ANSI/NACE Standard TM0284, "Evaluation of Pipeline and Pressure Vessel Steels for Resistance to Hydrogen-Induced Cracking," as need arises.
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard MR0176-2012, "Metallic Materials for Sucker-Rod Pumps for Corrosive Oilfield Environments."
To update NACE Standard TM0177-2005, "Laboratory Testing of Metals for Resistance to Sulfide Stress Cracking and Stress Corrosion Cracking in H2S Environments," and to investigate other test methods as required.
Develop software to record and retrieve environmental cracking data from MR0175 ballots and other sources as required. Enter data accurately.
To review and vote on revisions or addenda proposed for NACE MR0175/ISO 15156, and technical reports or other data published by the Maintenance Panel.
To develop a standard test method for the qualification and selection of carbon and low-alloy steels with resistance to stress-oriented hydrogen-induced cracking (SOHIC) for sour service in H2S-containing environments.
Develop a new NACE test method to assess sour cracking resistance by applying a dynamic mechanical load of tensile specimen.
To make technical improvements in the standardized procedure of NACE Standard TM0177-2005, "Laboratory Testing of Metals for Resistance to Sulfide Stress Cracking and Stress Corrosion Cracking in H2S Environments," for measuring the sulfide stress cracking resistance of low-alloy steels and other alloys that are intended for sour service by means of the double-cantilever-beam (DCB) test.
Oil and Gas Production—Nonmetallics and Wear Coatings (Metallic)
To investigate progress in acoustic, thermal and cryogenic insulation systems used in oil and gas production.
To exchange information and present new technology on elastomers and nonmetallics used for oilfield sealing service.
Discuss items related to composite materials and elastomers used in the oil and gas industry.
Exchange information on accelerated testing.
(1) Provide a forum to share current state of the art in industry and (2) explore current industry need/interest in industry standard(s).
Review and revise NACE Standard TM0384-2002, "Holiday Detection of Internal Tubular Coatings of Less Than 250 µm (10 mils) Dry-Film Thickness," as appropriate.
Review and revise NACE Standard TM0186-2002, "Holiday Detection of Internal Tubular Coatings of 250 to 760 µm (10 to 30 mils) Dry Film Thickness," as appropriate.
To reaffirm or review and revise as necessary TM0185-2006, "Evaluation of Internal Plastic Coatings for Corrosion Control of Tubular Goods by Autoclave Testing."
To review and revise as necessary TM0297-2008, "Effects of High-Temperature, High-Pressure Carbon Dioxide Decompression on Elastomeric Materials."
To review and revise as necessary RP0291-2005, "Care, Handling, and Installation of Internally Plastic-Coated Oilfield Tubular Goods and Accessories."
To review and revise as necessary SP0191-2008 (formerly RP0191), "Application of Internal Plastic Coatings for Oilfield Tubular Goods and Accessories."
To review and revise or reaffirm as necessary NACE SP0181-2006, "Liquid-Applied Internal Protective Coatings for Oilfield Production Equipment."
Petroleum Refining and Gas Processing
To provide a forum for the exchange and dissemination of information on corrosion in gas treating units of oil and gas production and refining via information exchange and symposia.
Sponsor group for refining symposium and refining information exchange.
Sponsor state-of-the-art sessions on refining industry corrosion.
Provide a forum for discussion of new corrosion mitigation or measurement technology developments and joint industry research projects of possible interest to the refining and gas processing industries.
Review and revise or reaffirm NACE SP0170-2012, "Protection of Austenitic Stainless Steels and Other Austenitic Alloys from Polythionic Acid Stress Corrosion Cracking During a Shutdown of Refinery Equipment."
Coordination of efforts and content of NACE SP0114 on Refinery Injection and Process Mix Points with API’s recommended practice being developed on the same subject.
This task group's role is to review inquiries, address proposed ballot changes to MR0103, and monitor impact of changes made to MR0175. It is expected that ongoing requests to add or modify the requirements for materials used in petroleum refining and exposed to possible sulfide stress corrosion cracking will be addressed by this standing task group.
Review and revise or reaffirm SP0296-2010 (formerly RP0296), "Detection, Repair, and Mitigation of Cracking in Refinery Equipment in Wet H2S Environments."
Review and reaffirm SP0205-2010 (formerly RP0205), "Design, Fabrication, and Inspection of Tanks for the Storage of Petroleum Refining Alkylation Unit Spent Sulfuric Acid at Ambient Temperatures."
To review and revise or reaffirm NACE Publication 8X194, "Materials and Fabrication Practices for New Pressure Vessels Used in Wet H2S Refinery Service."
Work on a proposed reaffirmation of NACE SP0407-2007, "Format, Content, and Guidelines for Developing a Materials Selection Diagram."
Update Publication 34109, “Crude Distillation Unit—Distillation Tower Overhead System Corrosion.”
Update Publication 34108 "Review and Survey of Alkaline Carbonate Stress Corrosion Cracking in Refinery Sour Waters."
Explore possibility of establishing certification. Work with Certification Committee to establish criteria, testing requirements, and process for certification specific to refinery corrosion specialists. Oversee the technical content and information in the Corrosion Control in the Refining Industry course offered by NACE, including writing or updating sections of the course and providing input to NACE on qualified instructors for the course ensuring that it is consistent with the Petroleum Refinery Corrosion Specialist Certification.
Develop a technical committee report to increase awareness of the potential impact of upstream crude oil production and transportation additives on refinery corrosion and fouling. The types of damage caused by the contaminants and methods to mitigate the risk of those types of damage using tools such as the crude selection process, process surveillance, equipment monitoring, etc., will be described. Task group work will focus on classes of chemicals used to enhance oilfield production and other upstream process additives.
To advise the API committee on API 751 of the recommended change to the materials and corrosion content of the document.
To provide an informal discussion forum for representatives from gas distribution companies to have a free exchange of ideas on subjects and areas for technical symposium topics and committee work assigned for resolution and documentation.
Provide a forum for the discussion and dissemination of techniques for control of corrosion on oil, gas, and storage well casings.
TEG 080X TIE
Exchange information about application of cathodic protection for external surfaces of steel well casings.
To cover issues related to corrosion management of all structural components of ASTs. Issues will include design practices, life-cycle assessment, corrosion monitoring and corrosion mitigation techniques such as internal linings, external coatings, undertank CP, internal CP, VpCl, seal systems, sand quality and others.
Discussions and informal presentations about road, railroad, river, wetland, etc., crossings by directional drilling, thrust boring, casing, and HDD-type pipeline crossings, etc. Techniques, cathodic protection, coatings, etc., are included.
To provide a discussion forum for pipeline operator representatives, suppliers of pipeline in-line inspection services, and other interested parties to exchange information and ideas; and to sponsor technical symposia for the exchange of ideas and information in areas of pipeline integrity assessment and assurance.
Discuss direct assessment experiences, issues, and concerns for external corrosion direct assessment (ECDA), internal corrosion direct assessment (ICDA), and stress corrosion cracking direct assessment (SCCDA). Document issues and submit to respective committees.
Discussion of current topics related to corrosion control issues concerning the liquid petroleum pipeline industry.
Discuss technology improvements in the area of using coupons for cathodic protection monitoring and collecting suggestions for improving new standards on this subject.
Discuss experiences, issues, and concerns for close-interval survey and other CP surveys such as side-drain surveys and cell-to-cell hotspot surveys. Document issues and submit to respective committees.
To provide a forum for information sharing on hydrotesting and long-term wet storage.
Discussions and informal presentations about corrosion and degradation arising during the storage and conveyance of liquid transportation, conventional fuels/biofuels.
Exchange of information on field experience, laboratory, and field observations to study the concept of CP shielding and shielding coatings and understand the key causes of pipeline external corrosion.
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard RP0193-2001, "External Cathodic Protection of On-Grade Carbon Steel Storage Tank Bottoms."
To revise NACE Publication 10A292, "Corrosion Control of Ductile and Gray Cast Iron Pipe."
Review and reaffirm or revise NACE Standard TM0497-2002, "Measurement Techniques Related to Criteria for Cathodic Protection on Underground or Submerged Metallic Piping Systems."
To review and revise as necessary NACE SP0106-2006, "Control of Internal Corrosion in Steel Pipelines and Piping Systems."
To review and revise as necessary NACE Publication 35100, "In-Line Nondestructive Inspection of Pipelines," as appropriate.
To review and revise NACE SP0502-2010 (formerly RP0502), "Pipeline External Corrosion Direct Assessment Methodology."
To review, revise, or reaffirm as necessary NACE SP0102-2010 (formerly RP0102), "In-Line Inspection of Pipelines," to ensure it is current and complementary to other industry ILI standards.
To write a standard practice for the in situ internal cleaning and coating of steel pipelines. This includes application procedures, mechanical and chemical cleaning procedures, types of coating, inspection, quality control, quality assurance, and equipment used for these processes.
Collect the latest information and technology to prepare for the next revision of NACE Standard TM0212-2012, “Detection, Testing, and Evaluation of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion on Internal Surfaces of Pipelines.”
To review and revise SP0204-2015 (formerly RP0204), "Stress Corrosion Cracking (SCC) Direct Assessment Methodology."
Collect the latest information and technology to develop the next revision of NACE SP0207-2007, "Performing Close-Interval Potential Surveys and DC Surface Potential Gradient Surveys on Buried or Submerged Metallic Pipelines."
Review and revise as necessary NACE SP0206-2006, "Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment Methodology for Pipelines Carrying Normally Dry Natural Gas (DG-ICDA)."
To revise or reaffirm NACE SP0110-2010, "Wet Gas Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment Methodology for Pipelines."
Review and reaffirm or revise SP0208-2008, “Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment Methodology for Liquid Petroleum Pipelines,” as appropriate.
Prepare a state-of-the-art report on electrical cables for cathodic protection with emphasis on cable insulation and conductor types.
To develop a state-of-the-art report on the relationship of the external environment's properties and characteristics on the corrosiveness of onshore structures based on an extensive literature review.
To develop a process-oriented document providing guidance on managing corrosion of pipelines. This document would reference existing standards, life-cycle methodologies, maintenance optimization, decision analysis, risk assessment, etc.
Develop a standard that establishes qualification expectations for personnel, equipment, and procedures for guided wave testing for the evaluation of buried, aboveground, onshore, and offshore pipelines. This standard should include performance requirements that demonstrate and/or validate the capabilities, limitations, range, and the detection and identification capabilities of guided wave testing for both conventional and permanently installed sensors.
Develop a standard practice to address ICDA for multiphase flow pipelines for on/offshore.
Development of a standard practice on hydrotesting and long-term wet storage of pipelines, risers, and subsea equipment.
Review and revise as necessary NACE SP0186-2007 (formerly RP0186), "Application of Cathodic Protection for External Surfaces of Steel Well Casings."
To develop a state-of-the-art report on flow and corrosion modeling to provide guidelines for selecting them. This report would refer to existing ICDA documents.
To develop a technical committee report on applying the direct assessment process in the assessment of both internal and external corrosion integrity of process piping systems.
Review and revise if necessary NACE Publication 35201, "Technical Report on the Application and Interpretation of Data from External Coupons Used in the Evaluation of Cathodically Protected Metallic Structures."
To write a state-of-the-art report describing the technology, applications, and limitations of 3D laser and structured light tools for the measurement of external pipe surface corrosion anomalies.
To develop a standard practice to address corrosion control of reinforced concrete piles in nonmarine applications such as for tanks, buildings, bridges, etc.
To create technical guidance for using in-line inspection devices in the direct assessment phase of external corrosion direct assessment.
To prepare an informational report of the subject of UDC (underdeposit corrosion) in pipelines summarizing available literature and common practices.
Review and Revise as necessary NACE SP0286-2007, "Electrical Isolation of Cathodically Protected Pipelines."
Develop a standard that addresses corrosion control beyond cathodic protection for the soil-side of AST floors. The standard would provide comprehensive descriptions of all factors that contribute to soil-side corrosion of the tank floor plates, as well as provide guidelines for the use of other corrosion control technologies that are applicable to tank floors.
Develop a report looking at what is being done to monitor the carrier pipe and casing condition using CP coupons, ER probes, permanent reference electrodes, etc. inserted into the annular space of the casing.
Develop a standard practice to guide the CUI inspection process to determine positive and negative indicators of condensation ingress within cladded or coated pipes.
Process Industry—Materials Performance in Chemicals
To exchange and compile information and increase awareness of materials performance in various chemical processes by documenting experience with equipment and materials, drawing up relevant standard practices and test methods for solving industry problems, disseminating information on reliable and economic solutions to material and corrosion problems, and encouraging the use of preventive corrosion measures. This will include experience of various metallic materials as related to properties, corrosion resistance, fabrication, weldability, repair techniques, and application in various process environments.
Exchange of experiences on the use of materials for sulfuric acids.
To discuss and disseminate information about unusual failures of equipment and materials across industries.
Exchange of experience on receiving, handling, and storage of hydrogen fluoride and hydrofluoric acid.
To identify processes and process environments in which high-temperature, high-pressure liquid solutions are present and cause corrosion. To encourage communication of typical corrosion problems and solutions through symposia and informal information exchange sessions.
Exchange of experiences on the use of materials for hydrochloric acid, chlorine, hypochlorite, chlorite, and chlorate.
To conduct information exchanges on materials selection, corrosion, and corrosion control in the mineral processing and extractive metallurgical industries.
To review NACE SP0294 (formerly RP0294), "Design, Fabrication, and Inspection of Tanks for the Storage of Concentrated Sulfuric Acid and Oleum at Ambient Temperatures."
To reaffirm NACE SP0198 (formerly RP0198).
To revise and update NACE Publication 5A171, "Materials for Storing and Handling Commercial Grades of Aqueous Hydrofluoric Acid and Anhydrous Hydrogen Fluoride."
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard RP0391, "Materials for the Handling and Storage of Commercial Concentrated (90 to 100%) Sulfuric Acid at Ambient Temperatures."
Review and revise or reaffirm NACE Publication 5A192, "Integrity of Equipment in Anhydrous Ammonia Storage and Handling"
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard RP0497-2004, "Field Corrosion Evaluation Using Metallic Test Specimens."
Process Industry—High Temperature
Exchange, collect, and disseminate information on intermetallic aluminides and silicides, oxide dispersion-strengthened (ODS) alloys, ceramic composites, refractories, and thermal-spray coatings.
To exchange and disseminate information on materials uses in high-temperature environments, including repair techniques for metals after high-temperature exposure, nondestructive inspection methods, and life assessment techniques. A particular focus is on equipment associated with thermal pyrolysis and reformer processes.
Provide a forum for the exchange of information and experiences regarding metal-dusting phenomena.
Exchange and disseminate information on high-temperature materials performance, degradation, and life assessment of reformer components.
Organize technical symposia related to corrosion and materials issues in the pulp and paper industry.
Process Industries—Materials Applications and Experiences
Share experiences on the use of ferritic and duplex stainless steels as related to corrosion resistance, weldability, and availability.
Exchange of experiences on the use of austenitic alloys as related to properties, fabrication, and application.
Exchange of experiences on the use of reactive metals as related to properties, fabrication, and application.
Military and Aerospace Systems and Facilities
This standard delineates the requirements for CUP test standards used for NDE equipment used to evaluate CUP on military aircraft.
Electric Utility Generation
Sponsor information exchanges and symposia on corrosion in geothermal systems.
Discussion of corrosion and materials technology in combustion and conversion (gasification) of solid fossil fuels, biomass, and waste fuels for power generation and production of clean fuels.
Exchange information on corrosion issues, including corrosion control, in nuclear plants.
Joint NACE/IEEE committee to provide an open forum for electric utilities, consultants, and industry suppliers to discuss grounding and corrosion issues in electrical power and transmission and distribution systems.
Liaison between the sponsoring committees and the specific task groups that will develop standards, training, inspection, and assessment of buried/underground piping in nuclear power plants while focusing on discussions for the application of cathodic protection and coating systems.
To identify and qualify industry needs for training and certification of engineering, maintenance and construction personnel in system design, mitigation of degradation mechanisms and remediation of preexisting component degradation.
Establish a guide for determining strength loss of steel poles and write a standard.
Development of a minimum performance standard for above-grade corrosion control utilizing protective coatings for utility transmission, distribution, and substation structures.
Development of a minimum performance standard for below-grade corrosion control utilizing protective coatings for utility transmission, distribution, and substation structures.
To write a standard material requirements (MR) for materials selection for nuclear buried piping.
Develop a standard practice for characterization of buried pipe coating condition during direct (bellhole) examination.
Develop a standard practice for determining the type of an existing buried pipe coating system.
To write a standard practice that defines design, construction, maintenance, and operation of cathodic protection systems in nuclear power plants.
To write a new standard practice addressing the atmospheric above grade inspection and assessment of corrosion on steel electrical transmission, distribution, and substation structures as a companion to TG 432’s below grade inspection standard. Expect to be jointly issued with IEEE.
This joint NACE/IEEE committee will write a standard practice for use by electric utilities to inspect and assess corrosion of weathering (ASTM A588) steel on in-service transmission, distribution, and substation structures.
To keep abreast of industry changes and techniques and report findings annually.
Technical information exchange in conjunction with an STG meeting.
To update and revise NACE SP0592-2006 (formerly RP0592), "Application of a Coating System to Interior Surfaces of New and Used Railway Tank Cars in Concentrated (90-98%) Sulfuric Acid Service."
Develop guidelines for railcar lining requalification.
To review and revise or reaffirm NACE SP0302-2007 (formerly RP0302), "Selection and Application of a Coating System to Interior Surfaces of New and Used Rail Tank Cars in Molten Sulfur Service."
To prepare a technical committee report describing surface decontamination procedures for railcars prior to coating application.
To review and revise or reaffirm as necessary NACE SP0386-2007 (formerly RP0386), “Application of a Coating System to Interior Surfaces of Covered Steel Hopper Rail Cars in Plastic, Food, and Chemical Service.”
To review and revise or reaffirm NACE SP0295-2008 (formerly RP0295), "Application of a Coating System to Interior Surfaces of New and Used Rail Tank Cars."
Review and revise as appropriate NACE Standard RP0692-2003, "Application of a Coating System to Exterior Surfaces of Steel Rail Cars."
Review and revise as appropriate NACE Publication 14C296 to ensure information is still relevant.
To prepare a state-of-the-art report on waterborne coatings on railcars.
To prepare a state-of-the-art report on surface preparation by encapsulated blast media for repair of existing coatings on railcars.
To review and revise NACE Standard RP0495-2003.
Review and revise as necessary NACE SP0398-2014 (formerly RP0398), "Recommendation for Training and Qualifying Personnel as Railcar Coating and Lining Inspectors."
To prepare a state-of-the-art report for the application of maintenance overcoating of railcar exteriors.
To produce a standard that provides guidelines for inspecting, rating, and documenting the condition of interior coatings and linings in railroad tank cars to comply with Hm 201.
Prepare a state-of-the-art report outlining currently used procedures for dry film thickness measurement and recording for coatings on railcars.
To prepare a state-of-the-art report regarding corrosion and protection of railroad tank cars in crude oil service.
Marine Corrosion: Ships and Structures
To study the causes, effects, and remedies of corrosion in various marine vessels.
To discuss and disseminate information on marine corrosion of copper and copper alloys.
To review and revise as necessary SP0508, "Methods of Validating Equivalence to ISO 8502-9 on Measurement of the Levels of Soluble Salts."
To review and revise or reaffirm NACE Standard TM0112-2012, "Test to Determine the Potential Corrosion Effects
of Ballast Water Treatment Systems on Ballast Tanks."
To develop a standard on how to perform both in-docking hull roughness readings (before blasting and cleaning in dry dock) and before out-docking hull roughness readings.
To develop a pictorial standard to be used to evaluate the (1) extent, (2) location, and (3) type of fouling to ship hulls and propellers.
To write a standard practice that defines a life cycle of corrosion protection for offshore wind power structures.
To develop a standard providing terminology and definitions for the site-applied system for corrosion protection, technical requirements, evaluation methods and criteria for performance, packing, and marking.
Arrange symposia and informal technical exchanges.
To review and revise as necessary SP0292-2012, "Installation of Thin Metallic Wallpaper Lining in Air Pollution Control and Other Process Equipment."
To review and revise as necessary NACE SP0199-2009, "Installation of Stainless Chromium-Nickel Steel and Nickel-Alloy Roll-Bonded and Explosion-Bonded Clad Plate in Air Pollution Control Equipment."
The assessment and dissemination of existing information and the promotion of new studies to minimize, circumvent, or solve environmental cracking problems.
Exchange of information as to mechanisms, case histories, and information related to microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC).
To collect, correlate, and disseminate information concerning the development of more effective means of dealing with the problems caused by atmospheric corrosion of metals and to provide a better understanding of the mechanisms involved in atmospheric corrosion.
Provide a forum for technology and knowledge exchange and dissemination for flow effects on corrosion.
Provide a forum for information exchange concerning the science and technology of corrosion of biomedical implant devices.
Exchange information regarding pitting corrosion: characterization, monitoring, and mechanisms.
Evaluating prevention of corrosion using nanotechnology and corrosion/degradation issues in nanomaterials.
Produce a report summarizing the state-of-the-art in the field of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) for various industries.
Develop a standard to describe testing and evaluation of magnesium as a suitable biodegradable alloy in biomedical applications.
Inhibition—Corrosion and Scaling
To study and disseminate information about new chemicals, products, and applications of vapor corrosion inhibitors (VCIs).
To review state-of-the-art corrosion inhibitor research with respect to mechanisms, modeling, and development.
To study and develop the requirements of corrosion inhibitors in applications where ultra-high temperatures are the normal working environment.
To conduct a symposium based on NACE SP0487 (formerly RP0487).
Study the application of corrosion inhibitors and/or scale/deposit inhibitors and their mechanisms of inhibition and disseminate information about such inhibitors and their use.
Exchange information and technology on top-of-line corrosion in oil and gas production. Sponsor symposia and other formal technical information exchange functions.
To cover corrosion risks introduced during hydro testing and post-hydro testing mothballing to include chemical treatment, environment regulations, use of brackish or seawater, long-term effects, relevance of international standards to the Middle Eastern environment.
To review and revise as necessary NACE Standard TM0208-2013, "Laboratory Test to Evaluate the Vapor-Inhibiting Ability of Volatile Corrosion Inhibitor Materials for Temporary Corrosion Protection of Ferrous Metal Surfaces."
The name of the current standard TM0208 will remain unchanged in the revision of 2018
To write a standard on rust preventives and vapor corrosion inhibitors for interim (temporary) corrosion protection.
To review and report on available testing and mitigation methods for underdeposit corrosion in the form of a state-of-the-art report.
Corrosion Monitoring and Measurement—Science and Engineering Applications
To exchange and disseminate information on problems and limitations in the generation and interpretation of electrochemical data.
To exchange and disseminate information on acoustic emission technology for corrosion measurement and detection.
To collect and disseminate information on new developments in the area of sensors for the measurement of corrosion and corrosiveness.
To provide a forum for the exchange and dissemination of information on the correlation of measurements of hydrogen permeation with its causes, such as corrosion, and effects, such as hydrogen cracking, via symposia and information exchange.
Exchange information on multielectrode systems for corrosion monitoring and electrochemical studies.
To enable liaison and discussions between members of task group writing revision to NACE Publication 3T199 and field users.
Knowledge sharing and technical exchange on imaging and surface analysis techniques applied to corrosion monitoring, with emphasis on localized corrosion mechanisms.
To revise NACE Publication 3T199, "Techniques for Monitoring Corrosion and Related Parameters in Field Applications."
To develop a standard test method for assessing the "nonshielding" characteristics of a variety of pipeline coatings used with cathodic protection.
To write a standard detailing the design, use, and performance of electrochemical-based sensors to facilitate the selection and application of measurements for atmospheric testing and monitoring.