What you actually do at work?
Purveyor of Risk-Based Inspection and analysis within Marathon Petroleum Company. Representative to industry regarding RBI and Fitness-for-Service. Collaborate with other fixed equipment, inspection, and mechanical integrity personnel to provide a consensus integrated solution for inspection planning and risk management.
Caving, backpacking, hiking, Boy Scouting, coaching baseball, golfing, music (playing my saxophones), and being a good father to two wonderful kids as well as a loving husband to an awesome wife.
How many Meridium Conferences have you attended?
Somewhere around four.
Favorite Meridium Conference?
San Antonio a few years back.
Favorite Meridium Conference networking event?
The Rodeo and Spurs game at San Antonio, though I did thoroughly enjoy Universal Studios at the Orlando conference!
How has attending Meridium Conference helped you?
Networking has been beneficial, but helping set the stage for new developments within Meridium (such as the new API 581 Calculator) has also been a nice help.
Last/Recent professional accomplishment?
Helping establish Marathon’s corporate RBI Program, facilitation of the review/revamp/publication of API RP 581 3rd Edition, and as a bonus, helping Meridium with the development of the new API 581 Calculator.
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Company Name and Location: Marathon Petroleum Company, Corporate Refining Reliability & Engineering Group, Russell, KY
Hometown: Lavalette, WV
Job Title: Corporate Refining Risk-Based Inspection Specialist