Internal Corrosion Mechanisms

About Internal Corrosion Mechanisms

The e-learn course will provide you with an awareness of pipeline internal corrosion mechanisms and the causes of internal pipeline corrosion, types and processes.

This technical course has been authored by our industry expert and is designed to offer you with just-in-time knowledge related to pipeline integrity management. The courses can be studied as part of your learning journey, or used as a reference library.

Your course at a glance


Course Availability

Available to access online 24/7



Estimated 45 minutes



Study on-demand at your own pace



Awareness level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Internal Corrosion Mechanisms CS015A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

During this session, you will gain insight into:

- Corrosion principles basics
- Types of pipeline internal corrosion
- Pipeline internal environment impact of corrosion
- Corrosion growth rates
- Measuring corrosion (e.g., by coupons)
- Effect of water in crude oil, products, and natural gas

Meet your subject matter expert


Josef Soltis

Josef Soltis is a corrosion consultant with particular strengths in corrosion related failure analysis and corrosion diagnosis in a wide range of industry sectors. He has thorough knowledge of fundamental principles of localized corrosion mechanisms and performance of stainless steels in sea water. He holds NACE Senior Corrosion Technologist certificate (No.: 67200).