Cortec’s Guide to Compressor Station Preservation in Operation and Layup

February 17, 2021

Like any industrial facility, natural gas compressor stations are exposed to a variety of corrosive factors both internally and externally that can cause deterioration and shorten equipment service life over time. Corrosion may necessitate additional repairs or even lead to equipment failure. Aside from the importance of maximizing service life through proper maintenance and preservation, it is essential to keep backup equipment in ready-to-operate condition to minimize downtime should a repair or replacement be needed. This guide details a variety of recommendations for preserving equipment either in operation or layup to maximize uptime and equipment service life and preserve assets for future use should there ever be a decision to mothball.

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