Monitoring Techniques for Microbial Influenced Corrosion (MIC)

The most common occurrence of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) is in oil and gas-associated transportation and storage systems. However, MIC is also relevant to the municipal sector and includes water and wastewater systems. Even infrastructure in residential and commercial buildings such as sprinkler systems can be affected by MIC.

In this white paper, discover

  • the general background of MIC
  • historical test methods to identifying organisms involved in MIC
  • current biological testing methods to be used to mitigate MIC risk, such as 2nd Gen ATP testing, qPCR, and Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS)


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