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News 04 February 2022

IFPEN and geothermal energy: multidisciplinary research for complex technical challenges

The WGC 2020+1 World Geothermal Congress, held last October, brought together more than 3,000 experts from around the globe. Objective: to discuss the latest technologies in this sector. The event was an opportunity to highlight recent advances developed at IFPEN aimed at addressing the principal difficulties encountered by geothermal energy operators.

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Jean KITTEL

Materials & Corrosion Technical Advisor, Project manager
PhD in Electrochemistry
> 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 /
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François ROPITAL

Research engineer – Project leader
François Ropital is a Materials Engineer from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon (1980), Doctor of the École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne in Chemical Engineering
Issue 39 of Science@ifpen
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An explosive cocktail for steel fracture?

THESIS OF MARTIEN DUVALL DEFFO AYAGOU
Issue 37 of Science@ifpen
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Carbon steel in self-defense mode against corrosion

Carbon or low-alloy steel corrosion, by aqueous media containing CO2, hampers the development of numerous technologiesa for the energy transition. Among the electrochemical processes involved, the