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What is sour service?

Any process fluid containing hydrogen sulfide is defined as Sour Service. According to NACE MR0175 / ISO 15156, this is a process atmosphere containing H2S, which can lead to cracks in the material. Sour service refers to oil and gas exploration and production environments where sufficient hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas is present to crack metal materials.




 

 


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