Numerical identifier

ORCID ID : https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8023-1153

HAL (List of publications & communications and access to full texts) : https://cv.archives-ouvertes.fr/jean-kittel

In a few words
  • > 20 years experience in Materials and Corrosion.
  • Materials Engineer from INSA de Lyon, 1997. PhD in Eectrochemistry (Paris 6), 2001. Habilitation from INSA de Lyon, 2011.
  • Member of Cefracor / EFC / NACE since 2001.
  • Vice chairman of WP13 (Corrosion in O&G production) at the European Federation of Corrosion (EFC), 2010 - 2013.
  • President of the WP "Corrosion dans les Industries du Pétrole, du Gaz et de la Chimie" (CIPGC) at Cefracor since 2008.
  • Recipient of the "diplôme d'honneur du Cefracor", 2007. Recipient of the NACE AB Campbell award, 2009. 
  • Acted as supervisor for more than 15 PhD students and 3 post-docs.
  • Co-author of more than 30 peer-reviewed articles and more than 50 communications. Co-author of 12 patents.

IFPEN’s disciplinary fields
Research subjects
CO2 & H2S corrosion
Hydrogen embrittlement, SSC, HIC, hydrogen permeation
Corrosion of flexible pipes
Gas treatment and CO2 capture
Geothermal energy
Corrosion in vegetable oils
Electrochemical methods in corrosion research
Projects
  • JIP-Fugacity (2019 – 2021) operated with the French Corrosion Institute. Impact of high pressure on hydrogen charging in steels exposed to H2S environments.
  • JIP-Oxygen (2015 - 2018), operated with the French Corrosion Institute. Impact of oxygen contamination on HIC and SSC of low alloy steels exposed to H2S environments.
  • EPRG (European Pipeline Research Group) project on the impact of exposure time on HIC extent of low alloy steels exposed to H2S environments. 
  • Collaboration with TechnipFMC on corrosion and pH prediction in the annulus of flexible pipes (2005 – 2020).
Publications

Full list of publications and communications available athttps://cv.archives-ouvertes.fr/jean-kittel

List of articles

Rehan de Motte, Edoardo Basilico, Rémy Mingant, Jean Kittel, Francois Ropital, et al.. A study by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and surface analysis of corrosion product layers formed during CO2 corrosion of low alloy steel. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2020, 172, pp.108666. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2020.108666⟩. ⟨hal-02864432

Martien Duvall Deffo Ayagou, Gaurav Joshi, Thi Tuyet Mai Tran, Bernard Tribollet, Eliane Sutter, et al.. Impact of oxygen contamination on the electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of iron corrosion in H2S solutions. Corrosion Science, 2020, 164, pp.108302. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2019.108302⟩⟨hal-02468028⟩

Michael Nicoli, François Grosjean, Rémy Mingant, Jean Kittel, Monica Trueba, et al.. High Temperature oxidation evaluation using crystal microbalance. Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology, Maney Publishing, 2020, pp.1-7. ⟨10.1080/1478422X.2020.1732122⟩⟨hal-02539436⟩

Martien Duvall Deffo Ayagou, Gaurav Joshi, Thi Tuyet Mai Tran, Bernard Tribollet, Eliane Sutter, et al.. Impact of oxygen contamination on the electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of iron corrosion in H2S solutions. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2020, 164, pp.108302. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2019.108302⟩⟨hal-02472991⟩

Martien Duvall Deffo Ayagou, Gaurav Joshi, Thi Tuyet Mai Tran, Eliane Sutter, Bernard Tribollet, et al.. Corrosion and Hydrogen Permeation in H2S Environments with O2 Contamination, Part 2: Impact of H2S Partial Pressure. Corrosion, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, 2019, 75 (4), pp.389-397. ⟨10.5006/3092⟩⟨hal-02157852⟩

Martien Duvall Deffo Ayagou, Mai Tran, Bernard Tribollet, Jean Kittel, Eliane Sutter, et al.. Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of iron corrosion in H 2 S solutions. Electrochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2018, 282, pp.775 - 783. ⟨10.1016/j.electacta.2018.06.052⟩⟨hal-01836251⟩

Martien Duvall Deffo Ayagou, C. Mendibide, Claude Duret-Thual, Jean Kittel, Khawla Belkhadiri, et al.. Corrosion and Hydrogen Permeation in H2S Environments with O2 Contamination, 1: Tests on Pure Iron at High H2S Concentration. Corrosion, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, 2018, 74 (11), pp.1192 - 1202. ⟨10.5006/2893⟩⟨hal-01888527⟩

Vidit Gaur, Véronique Doquet, Emmanuel Persent, Charles Mareau, Eléonore Roguet, et al.. Surface versus internal fatigue crack initiation in steel: Influence of mean stress. International Journal of Fatigue, Elsevier, 2016, 82 (part 3), pp.437-448. ⟨10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2015.08.028⟩⟨hal-01227150)

Aurélie Gouron, Jean Kittel, Theodorus de Bruin, Boubakar Diawara. Density Functional Theory Study of Monoethanolamine Adsorption on Hydroxylated Cr2O3 Surfaces. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2015, 119 (40), pp.22889-22898. ⟨10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b05375⟩⟨hal-02420552⟩

Bernard Tribollet, Jean Kittel, A. Meroufel, F. Ropital, F Grojean, et al.. Corrosion mechanisms in aqueous solutions containing dissolved H2S. Part 2: Model of the cathodic reactions on a 316L stainless steel rotating disc electrode. Electrochimica Acta, Elsevier, 2014, 124, pp.46-51. ⟨10.1016/j.electacta.2013.08.133⟩⟨hal-01017493v2⟩

Jean Kittel, S Gonzalez. Corrosion in CO 2 Post-Combustion Capture with Alkanolamines – A Review. Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Revue d'IFP Energies nouvelles, Institut Français du Pétrole, 2014, 69 (5), pp.915 - 929. ⟨10.2516/ogst/2013161⟩⟨hal-01085365⟩

C. Plennevaux, N. Ferrando, J. Kittel, Marion Fregonese, Bernard Normand, et al.. pH prediction in concentrated aqueous solutions under high pressure of acid gases and high temperature. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2013, 73, pp.143-149. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2013.04.002⟩⟨hal-02420555⟩

L. Couture, F. Ropital, F. Grosjean, Jean Kittel, V. Parry, et al.. Influence of the Oxygen Partial Pressure on the High Temperature Corrosion of 38Ni-34Fe-25Cr Alloy in Presence of NaCl Deposit. Oxidation of Metals, Springer Verlag, 2013, 80 (5-6), pp.577-588. ⟨10.1007/s11085-013-9397-8⟩⟨hal-00935002⟩

Jean Kittel, François Ropital, François Grosjean, Eliane Sutter, Bernard Tribollet. Corrosion mechanisms in aqueous solutions containing dissolved H2S. Part 1: Characterisation of H2S reduction on a 316L rotating disc electrode.. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2013, pp.324-329. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2012.09.036⟩⟨hal-00743214⟩

Jean Kittel, E. Fleury, Bruno Vuillemin, S. Gonzalez, F. Ropital, et al.. Corrosion in alkanolamine used for acid gas removal: From natural gas processing to CO2 capture. Materials and Corrosion / Werkstoffe und Korrosion, Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2012, 63, pp.223--230. ⟨10.1002/maco.201005847⟩⟨hal-00761270⟩

Sandrine Martin, Hélène Lepaumier, Dominique Picq, Jean Kittel, Theodorus de Bruin, et al.. New Amines for CO2 Capture. IV. Degradation, Corrosion, and Quantitative Structure Property Relationship Model. Industrial and engineering chemistry research, American Chemical Society, 2012, 51 (18), pp.6283-6289. ⟨10.1021/ie2029877⟩⟨hal-02420556⟩

L. Couture, F. Ropital, F. Grosjean, Jean Kittel, V. Parry, et al.. Reversible catastrophic oxidation of a 38Fe-34Ni-25Cr alloy induced by sodium sulphate at low oxygen potential atmospheres. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2012, 55, pp.133-139. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2011.10.010⟩⟨hal-00674978⟩

Cécile Plennevaux, Jean Kittel, Marion Fregonese, Bernard Normand, Francois Ropital, et al.. Contribution of CO2 on hydrogen evolution and hydrogen permeation in low alloy steels exposed to H2S environment.. Electrochemistry Communications, Elsevier, 2012, 8 p. ⟨10.1016/j.elecom.2012.10.010⟩⟨hal-00743294⟩

Eric Lemaire, Pierre Antoine Bouillon, Adrien Gomez, Jean Kittel, Serge Gonzalez, et al.. New IFP optimized first generation process for post-combustion carbon capture: HiCapt+™. Energy Procedia, Elsevier, 2011, 4, pp.1361-1368. ⟨10.1016/j.egypro.2011.01.195⟩⟨hal-02420559⟩

François Grosjean, Jean Kittel, François Ropital, Eric Serris, Véronique Peres. Couplage analyse thermogravimétrique et émission acoustique pour l'étude de la corrosion haute température. Spectra Analyse, Paris : PCI, 2011, pp.35-44. ⟨emse-00598623⟩

V. Smanio, Jean Kittel, Marion Fregonese, T. Cassagne, Bernard Normand, et al.. Acoustic emission monitoring of wet H2S cracking of linepipe steels: Application to hydrogen-induced cracking and stress-oriented hydrogen-induced cracking. Corrosion, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, 2011, 67 (6), ⟨10.5006/1.3595097⟩⟨hal-01813663⟩

V. Smanio, Marion Fregonese, Jean Kittel, T. Cassagne, F. Ropital, et al.. Contribution of acoustic emission to the understanding of sulfide stress cracking of low alloy steels. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2011, 53 (12), pp.3942-3949. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2011.07.041⟩⟨hal-01813683⟩

Ludovic Raynal, Pascal Alix, Pierre-Antoine Bouillon, Adrien Gomez, Marie Le Febvre de Nailly, et al.. Energy Procedia The DMX™ process : an original solution for lowering the cost of post-combustion carbon capture. Energy Procedia, Elsevier, 2011, 4, pp.779-786. ⟨10.1016/j.egypro.2011.01.119⟩⟨hal-02420557⟩

Jean Kittel, V. Smanio, Marion Fregonese, L. Garnier, Xavier Lefebvre. Hydrogen induced cracking (HIC) testing of low alloy steel in sour environment: Impact of time of exposure on the extent of damage. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2010, 52 (4), pp.1386-1392. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2009.11.044⟩⟨hal-01813934⟩

Veronique Smanio, Marion Fregonese, Jean Kittel, Thierry Cassagne, François Ropital, et al.. Wet hydrogen sulfide cracking of steel monitoring by acoustic emission: Discrimination of AE sources. Journal of Materials Science, Springer Verlag, 2010, 45 (20), pp.5534-5542. ⟨10.1007/s10853-010-4613-2⟩⟨hal-01813950⟩

J. Kittel, R. Idem, D. Gelowitz, P. Tontiwachwuthikul, G. Parrain, et al.. Corrosion in MEA units for CO 2 capture: pilot plant studies. Energy Procedia, Elsevier, 2009, 1 (1), pp.791 - 797. ⟨10.1016/j.egypro.2009.01.105⟩⟨hal-02419487⟩

Valérie Sauvant-Moynot, Serge Gonzalez, Jean Kittel. Self-healing coatings: An alternative route for anticorrosion protection. Progress in Organic Coatings, Elsevier, 2008, 63 (3), pp.307-315. ⟨10.1016/j.porgcoat.2008.03.004⟩⟨hal-02420596⟩

E. Remita, D. Boughrara, B. Tribollet, V. Vivier, E. Sutter, et al.. Diffusion Impedance in a Thin-Layer Cell: Experimental and Theoretical Study on a Large-Disk Electrode. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society, 2008, 112 (12), pp.4626-4634. ⟨10.1021/jp710407a⟩⟨hal-02420610⟩

E. Remita, B. Tribollet, E. Sutter, F. Ropital, X. Longaygue, et al.. A Kinetic Model for CO2 Corrosion of Steel in Confined Aqueous Environments. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Electrochemical Society, 2008, 155 (1), pp.C41. ⟨10.1149/1.2801349⟩⟨hal-02420605⟩

Elias Remita, Bernard Tribollet, Sutter Eliane, Vincent Vivier, Francois Ropital, et al.. Hydrogen evolution in aqueous solutions containing dissolved CO2: Quantitative contribution of the buffering effect. Corrosion Science, Elsevier, 2008, 50 (5), pp.1433-1440. ⟨10.1016/j.corsci.2007.12.007⟩⟨hal-02419557⟩

J. Kittel, F. Ropital, J. Pellier. Effect of membrane thickness on hydrogen permeation in steels during wet H2S exposure. Corrosion, National Association of Corrosion Engineers, 2008, 64 (10), pp.788-799. ⟨10.5006/1.3278446⟩⟨hal-02420852⟩

Valérie Sauvant-Moynot, Sébastien Duval, Nelly Gimenez, Jean Kittel. Hot wet aging of glass syntactic foam coatings monitored by impedance spectroscopy. Progress in Organic Coatings, Elsevier, 2007, 59 (3), pp.179-185. ⟨10.1016/j.porgcoat.2007.02.005⟩⟨hal-02420865⟩

 

Selection of conference papers

Christophe Mendibide, Martien Duvall Deffo Ayagou, Claude Duret-Thual, Jean Kittel. O2 contamination in SSC / HIC test environments. Impact on test results and discussion on acceptable limits for high H 2 S content. Corrosion 2019, Mar 2019, Nashville, United States. ⟨hal-02462524⟩

François Grosjean, Jean Kittel, Gauthier Perdu, Xavier Courtial, Géraldine Laborie, et al.. Alternative metallurgies reduce the cost of amine gas treating units. Eurocorr 2018, Sep 2018, Cracow, Poland. ⟨hal-02462563⟩

Leandro Santos, Dayanne Menezes, Li Ke, Carol Taravel-Condat, Jean Kittel. Prediction of the flexible pipe annulus pH at high CO2 content and high temperature. Eurocorr 2017, Sep 2017, Praha, Czech Republic. ⟨hal-02462622⟩

Jean Kittel, Xavier Feaugas, Juan Creus. Impact of Charging Conditions and Membrane Thickness on Hydrogen Permeation Through Steel: Thick / Thin Membrane Concepts Revisited. Corrosion 2016, Mar 2016, Vancouver, Canada. ⟨hal-02462639⟩

François Grosjean, Rémy Mingant, J. Kittel, L. Ke, Carol Taravel-Condat, et al.. Corrosion and pH prediction in the annulus of flexible pipes under high pressure of CO2. Eurocorr 2016, Sep 2016, Montpellier, France. ⟨hal-02464447⟩

Jean Kittel, Michel Bonis, Gauthier Perdu. Mitigating corrosion in sweet gas units : a comparison between laboratory.. LRGCC Laurence Reid gas conditioning conference, Feb 2014, Oklahoma City, United States. ⟨hal-00976948⟩

J. Kittel, François Grosjean, C. Forot, N. Desamais, Carol Taravel-Condat, et al.. Impact of time of exposure on HIC testing of very high strength steel in low H2S environments. Eurocorr 2013, Sep 2013, Estoril, Portugal. ⟨hal-02475439⟩