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NACE Corrosion Conference – Technical Presentation, “Coating System to Mitigate Against Hydrocarbon Cracking in Gas Dehydration Unit”

April 17, 2018 @ 11:35 am - 12:00 pm

PinnacleART experts will present two technical presentations at the 2018 National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Conference. Engineering Specialist Lead Cesar Espinoza, will present, “Coating System to Mitigate Against Hydrocarbon Cracking in Gas Dehydration Unit.” This presentation will review how a Fitness for Service (FFS) analysis indicated defects of considerable size and the action that were taken in order to continue operation. For questions or to schedule a meeting with Cesar, click here.

PinnacleART Senior Corrosion Specialist, Sudhakar Mahajanam will present, “Cracking of Duplex Stainless Steel in Refining Operations.” For details about this presentation, click here.


Cesar Augusto Espinoza is presently working as Engineering Specialist Lead at PinnacleART in Pasadena, TX. He has nearly 14 years in the field of corrosion and inspection, with 12 years in oil and gas. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering and Specialization in Metallurgy from Universidad Simon Bolivar in Caracas, Venezuela. He has participated in numerous turnarounds in refining facilities in South America and the Middle East as Inspector and Corrosion/Inspection Engineer. Cesar has extensive experience in the implementation of Risk-Based Inspection and Corrosion Control programs in the oil and gas industry in many countries. He holds several API and NACE Certifications (API-510, API-570, API-580, API-571, NACE CP1) and has presented at various Inspection and Reliability conferences.


About NACE Corrosion

CORROSION 2018 is the world’s largest corrosion conference and exposition, and it’s coming to the Southwest! Each year, CORROSION welcomes more than 6,000 corrosion engineers, scientists, researchers, technicians, asset owners, inspectors, and other professionals from over 60 countries across the world. This comprehensive conference is packed with technical education and knowledge exchange, along with opportunities to connect with industry experts and peers focused on the prevention and mitigation of corrosion worldwide.

About PinnacleART

Our vision is to make the world reliable, one customer at a time. We do this by designing, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive asset reliability and integrity programs. Our multifaceted expertise in mechanical integrity, reliability, inspection, technology, and project management enables us to provide integrated solutions that incorporate people, processes, and technology.


April 17, 2018
11:35 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)


Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd St
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
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(602) 262-6225