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Oilfield Metallurgy – select the right steel to secure the success of your project.

Oilfield Metallurgy – how to select the right steel to secure financial success of your project.

At Oil & Gas Corrosion we are experts in Oilfield Metallurgy and we can help you select the steel for your next project. We have a team of oilfield metallurgists with great experience in selecting metallic materials for a range of oilfield applications including:

  • Downhole, OCTG, tubing and casing
  • Wellhead and Christmas Trees
  • Pipelines and Subsea
  • Topsides, piping and process equipment
  • Mooring and structural

Our oilfield metallurgy team has a track record helping operators and OEMs to select steels for the harshest environments including highly sour HPHT wells. An oilfield metallurgist from Oil & Gas Corrosion can help you to optimise expenditure and we can tell you when carbon steel is not adequate for your production environment as well as advise you on other cost effective solutions. Our team of oilfield metallurgists have helped clients to qualify low alloy steels for sour service and to select CRA material when the production environment requires it. Our CRA experience includes nickel alloys (718, 925 etc) and titanium alloys.


Our team is led by Ivan Gutierrez, Ivan is an oilfield metallurgist withover 20 years’ experience and has worked with top leading OCTG manufacturers and specialist steelworks. As an oilfield metallurgist, Ivan can help you to select the correct material for your project and support you with supply chain selection and quality assurance.

Our approach to Oilfield Metallurgy is to select the correct material that supports your project by safeguarding health and safety of personnel and the public, and protection of the environment as well as optimizating CAPEX and OPEX.

We can help you define the Oilfield Metallurgy of your next project.


With a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry, we provide independent materials and corrosion consultancy to help companies reduce risk, save money and apply best practice in their oil and gas businesses.

Find out more by getting in touch – you’ll get an answer from a qualified, experienced materials engineer every time.


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