Michael Warren

Kathy PowersMr. Warren is involved in engineering consulting services for corrosion, risk based inspection, and inspection planning for refining and petrochemical facilities. Primary responsibilities include project management, procedure writing, evaluation of NDE techniques for finding expected damage and shutdown/turnaround work scope reviews. Other areas of expertise include owner/operator unit inspector responsibilities including turnaround and routine inspection planning, internal and external auditing of mechanical integrity programs. Michael is a recognized industry expert and leader in the use of risk based inspection technology for the refining and petrochemical industry; Mr. Warren is involved in the ongoing development and implementation of RBI methodology. He is experienced using both Meridium legacy RBI (Meridium 580 module) and Meridium 581 software programs as well as Capstone RBMI technologies/software.

Mr. Warren provides technical support at all levels of as related to mechanical integrity. He develops and delivers training courses and technical presentations specific to industry leading software solutions, training is geared around inspection planning and risk management for inspectors, risk analysts, team leads and database administrators.

Curriculum Vitae

Years of Experience: 30

Education and Certifications:

  • University of Ohio – Technical Writing
  • Odessa College – Refining Processes
  • PMP - Project Management Professional
  • CSM - Certified Scrum Master
  • API 580 - Risk Based Inspection
  • API 510 - Pressure Vessel Inspector
  • API 570 - Piping Vessel Inspector
  • API 653 - Storage Tank Inspector

Areas of Specialization:

  • Developing and applying a Risk-Based Inspection approach to Asset Management
  • Optimizing Inspection Programs focusing NDE Methodologies on specific Degradation Mechanisms
  • Consulting Support and Training for industry leading software packages. Including:
  • Meridium APM (GE)
  • Lloyd’s Register’s Capstone RBMI
  • Development of reporting and Dashboard management tools
  • Turnaround Optimization using client preferred software solution
  • Creating Policies and Procedures tying together People, Process and Software
  • Project Management of RBI and inspection programs