sweet corrosion

sweet corrosion

[′swēt kə′rō·zhən]
(petroleum engineering)
Corrosion occurring in oil or gas wells where there is no iron-sulfide corrosion product, and there is no odor of hydrogen sulfide in the produced reservoir fluid.
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However the natural gas tends to have high hydrogen sulphite (H2S) content, making it sour, and in some cases even carbon dioxide (CO2) creating sweet corrosion.