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Over the years, Wood Group Intetech has produced more than 90 technical papers and written, edited or contributed to several specialist books on corrosion and materials selection. Here is a list of our key publications.

Clicking on the titles in red takes you to a pdf of the paper or a book contents list.

Articles and papers

 Smith L.M. Lunt G., “Case Histories of Life Cycle Well Integrity Management Using iWIT Software”, ADIPEC Abu Dhabi Nov 11-14 2012; SPE  -159441-PP

 Billingham M. A., King B. (Tullow Oil Ltd) , Murray A. (READ Cased Hole Ltd) ;” Maximising the life of corroding tubing by combining accurate multi-finger caliper data with corrosion modelling” ADIPEC Nov 11-14 Abu Dhabi, 2012; SPE 159484-PP

 Smith L.M., Milanovic D., Billingham M.A., Lee C-H., “Modelling and Prediction of the Corrosion of Onshore Well Casings”, NACE Corrosion 2012, Salt Lake City Utah March 11-15 2012, Paper C2012-0001378

 Billingham M.A,  Lee, C-H, Smith, L.M., “Corrosion and Materials Selection Issues in Carbon Capture Systems”  Corrosion 2012, Salt Lake City Utah March 11-15 2012 Paper C2012-0001371

Craig B.D. and Smith L.M., "Corrosion Resistant Alloys (CRAs) in the Oil and Gas Industry - Selection Guide Update". Nickel Institute Technical Series No. 10073. 3rd Edition 2011

Smith, L. M. and Lunt, G.: “Case histories of life cycle well integrity management using iWIT software": Well Integrity and Intervention World, 10-12 October 2011, Abu Dhabi

Smith, L.M., and Craig, B.: “Corrosion Mechanisms and Material Performance in Environments Containing Hydrogen Sulphide and Elemental Sulphur”, EFC 59: Sulphur-assisted corrosion in nuclear disposal system, Maney Publishing, 2011

Smith, L.M., Billingham, M.A., Lee, C-H., Milanovic, D., and Lunt, G.: “CO2 Sequestration Wells – The Lifetime Integrity Challenge”, SPE 136160, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference 2010, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3–6 November 2008

Billingham, M.A, Lee, C-H., Smith, L.M., Haines M., James S.R., Goh, B.K.W., Dvorak, K., Robinson, L., Davis, C.J., and Peralta-Solorio, D.: “Corrosion and Materials Selection Issues in Carbon Capture Plants” GHGT-10 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Amsterdam, 2010

Smith, L.M., Billingham, M.A., Lee, C-H, Milanovic, D., “Establishing and Maintaining the Integrity of Wells used for Sequestration of CO2”, GHGT-10 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Amsterdam, 2010

Smith, L.M. and Milanovic, D., “The Total Control of Well Integrity Management”, SPE 117121-PP, Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3–6 November 2008

Smith, L.M. and Milanovic, D.: “Well Integrity – What You Can Measure, You Can Manage”, Offshore Europe Oil & Gas Exhibition Catalogue and Conference Programme, 6–9 September, 2005, Aberdeen, UK

Smith, L.M. (on behalf of the Nickel Institute): “Optimising Stainless Steel Piping Fabrication Practice”, North Scottish Branch of the Welding and Joining Society, Aberdeen, UK, 26 May 2005

Smith, L.M. and Milanovic, D.: “A Case History of Sustainable Annulus Pressure in Sour Wells – Prevention, Evaluation and Remediation”, SPE Conference, Houston, USA, May 2005

Smith, L.M. and Craig, B.: “Practical Corrosion Control Measures for Elemental Sulfur Containing Environments”, NACE paper 05646, April 2005

Smith, L.M. and de Waard, C.: “The Electronic Corrosion Engineer – Corrosion Prediction and Materials Selection for Oil and Gas Producing Environments”, NACE paper 05468, April 2005

Smith, L.M. and Pourbaix, A.: “Phorgotten Phenomenon: Moderate Cathodic Protection: A Remedy Against Flowline Failures”, Materials Performance, March 2005, p16

de Waard, C., Smith, L.M. and Craig, B.D.: “The Influence of Crude Oils on Well Tubing Corrosion Rates”, paper 03629, NACE Corrosion 2003, March 2003

Smith, L.M. and Jordan, D.E.: “Ensuring Corrosion Properties of CRA Welds Meet Requirements for the Oil and Gas Industry”, paper 03091, NACE Corrosion, March 2003

Smith, L.M. and Celant, M.: “Martensitic Stainless Steels in Context”, paper 017, Supermartensitic Stainless Steels 2002, Belgian Welding Institute, Belgium, Brussels, 3–4 October 2002

Smith, L.M.: “Environmental Benefit of Using Nickel-Containing Materials in the Oil and Gas Production Industry”, paper P0182, Stainless Steel World 2001 Conference, The Hague, the Netherlands, 13–15 November 2001

de Waard, C., Smith, L.M. and Craig, B.D.: “The Influence of Crude Oil on Well Tubing Corrosion Rates”, paper 174, EUROCORR 2001, Riva del Garda, Italy, October 2001

de Waard, C., Smith, L.M., Bartlett, P, and Cunningham, H.: “Modelling Corrosion Rates in Oil Production Tubing”, paper 254, EUROCORR 2001, Riva del Garda, Italy, October 2001

Smith, L.M. and Craig, B.: “Properties of Metallic Materials for LNG Service”, presented at 9th MECC, Bahrain, 12–14 February 2001

Smith, L.M.: “An Overview of European Federation of Corrosion Documents EFC16 and EFC17”, paper No. 423, NACE, Corrosion 1999

Smith, L.M.: “What is the Best Way to Calculate the Wall Thickness of Clad Pipe?”, Stainless Steel World, Vol. 11, February 1999, p41

Smith, L.M.: “Control of Corrosion in Oil and Gas Production Tubing,” British Corrosion Journal, Vol. 34, No. 4, 1999, p247 (Bengough Award for a paper with a strong industry overview was given to this paper in 2000.)

Smith, L.M. and Fowler, C.: “Performance of Duplex Stainless Steels in Hydrogen Sulphide Containing Environments”, paper 207, Duplex Stainless Steels 1997, Maastricht, the Netherlands, 21–23 October 1997

Smith, L.M., and Klein, M.: “Acceptance Criteria for Oxidation of Stainless Steel Weldments”, Stainless Steel World, Vol. 8, December 1996

Smith, L.M.: “Engineering with Clad Steel”. NiDI Technical Series No. 10 064, Offshore Technology Conference, May 1992, Houston, USA. Updated 2001

Books
“Stainless Steels and Nickel Alloys”, Chapter 9, by Smith, L.M., Casti Publishing Inc., 2nd edition, 2002, ISBN 1-894038-66-5

Practical Handbook of Cladding Technology”, by Smith, L.M. and Celant, M., Casti Publishing Inc., Practical Handbook Series, Volume 1, June 1998, 2nd edition, January 2000, ISBN 1-894038-30-4

Advances in Corrosion Control and Materials in Oil and Gas Production”, EFC Publication Number 26, P.S. Jackman and L.M. Smith (eds), published by The Institute of Materials, 1999

CO2 Corrosion Control in Oil and Gas Production: Design Considerations”, EFC Publication Number 23, M.B. Kermani and L.M. Smith (eds), published by The Institute of Materials, 1997

Corrosion-resistant Alloys for Oil and Gas Production: Guidance on General Requirements and Test Methods for H2S Service”, EFC Publication Number 17, L.M. Smith, W. Nisbet and E. Wade (eds), published by The Institute of Materials, 1996

Guidelines on Materials Requirements for Carbon and Low Alloy Steels for H2S-containing Environments in Oil and Gas Production”, EFC Publication Number 16, S. Eliassen and L.M. Smith (eds), published by The Institute of Materials, 1995

Predicting CO2 Corrosion in the Oil and Gas Industry”, EFC Publication Number 13, M.B. Kermani and L.M. Smith (eds), published by The Institute of Materials, 1994