This paper studies the effect of oxygen in methanol on the structures and growth kinetics of iron sulfide scales. Gravimetric weight analysis was used to evaluate the corrosion mechanisms and rates. Scanning Electron Microscope/ Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectrometry (SEM/EDX), Optical Microscope and X-ray Diffraction (XRD) were used to analyze the scale.
This paper presents the latest laboratory results on iron sulfide dissolver evaluation. The recently developed dissolvers were studied for their dissolving powers using iron sulfide scale solids and the corrosion rate to mild steel at elevated temperature. Based on these results, the technical gaps and future developments for iron sulfide dissolvers are discussed.