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Dr Christopher Fowler

Director

Exova

182 Halesowen Road
Netherton, Dudley
West Midlands
DY2 9PL
United Kingdom
PH: 44 (1384) 455751
Fax: 44 (1384) 455214
Email: [email protected]

Background

Corrosion testing of carbon steels and corrosion resistant alloys (particulary duplex stainless steels and Super 13%Cr alloys) for sour service.
Materials selection for oil and gas transport and process plant.
Development of test methods relating to field conditions.
Managed and authored HSE OTI 95 635 - Test Method for Evaluation of Pipelines for Suitability for Sour Service.

Major Qualifications

B.Sc

M.Sc

Ph.D.

Major Publications

1.HSE Document OTI 95 635 (Sour Service Testing)

2. The Influence of Residual Stress on Testing of Pipeline Circumferential Welds for Sour Service

3. Yellow Metal for Sour Service

Professional Institution Membership

The Institute of Materials (Fellow)

Chartered Engineer

Significant Employment History

1998- Current - Director Exova, and Head of Corrosion Centre.

Until 1998 - Manager Specialized Testing - CAPCIS Ltd.

Services Offered

I can offer the following services:

  • Consultancy
  • Comprehensive test facilities
  • Weldability trials
  • Materials Selection
  • Group Sponsored Projects
  • Failure analysis

Commercial Details

Fee Charging structure and rates

Charge rates are provided once the problem or project has been defined.

Availability

Availability and preferred contact route

E-mail is the prefered route for contact.

Response within 24 hours would be expected.

Current availability status

Available

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