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Expert in Corrosion, Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion Pipelines, Oil and Gas

Expert ID: 729513 Missouri, USA

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Expert has been active in corrosion of oil and gas operations, pipelines, fire sprinkler systems and barges for over 25 years. His specialty is Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) and has patented several formulations for coatings and MIC sampling devices. Corrosion mitigation audits; monitoring, laboratory testing, chemical formulation development, litigation support and corrosion consultation are his main activities.

Expert is an active member in the following organizations: American Standard Testing Methods {ASTM} voting member on two commitees; American Chemical Society; Society of Petroleum Engineers National Fire Protection Association; American Petroleum Institute and National Association of Corrosion Engineers.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Saint Louis, Missouri - Columbia, Missouri - Saint Charles, Missouri - Saint Peters, Missouri - Florissant, Missouri - Springfield, Illinois

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1972 Degree: BS Subject: Chemistry, Biology Institution: Colorado State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2009 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Cheif Scientist Department: Responsibilities: Responsible for all corrosion consultation and laboratory functions.
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Corrosion Product Manager Department: Potter Corrosion Solutions Responsibilities: Organization of corrosion department products, Laboratory analysis, Corrosion inhibitor formulation for fire sprinkler industry.
Years: 1982 to 2007 Employer: WHI USA, Inc. Title: President Department: Corrosion Department Responsibilities: Started company in 1982 to service corrosion problems in the pipeline and oil and gas industry. Developed patented corrosion inhibitors for biological corrosion, performed laboratory services and consultation.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
SPE, API, NACE, ASTM and ACS
Publications and Patents Summary
He has many publications in corrosion, 2 issued patents and 2 patents pending.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Developed training program for the recognition, mitigation and monitoring of MIC (Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion).

Several other training programs for corrosion.
Vendor Selection
Knowledgeable in locating national and international sources for laboratories, chemicals, transportation and logistical solutions.
Marketing Experience
He has written many articles on microbiologically influenced corrosion for trade and scientific journals in the corrosion field.

He has obtained product approval in various regulatory and industrial agencies.

Have been involved in the chemical industry for over 25-years.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert is a down to earth corrosion consultant. He is comfortable in the laboratory as well as the field.

Fields of Expertise

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