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 Expert  729513

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

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Missouri (MO)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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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.


aqueous corrosion


biological corrosion


brass corrosion inhibitor


bronze corrosion inhibitor


carbon dioxide corrosion


carbon steel corrosion


chemical process equipment corrosion failure


coated steel corrosion


copper pipe corrosion


corrosion control


corrosion failure analysis


corrosion prevention


corrosion test facility


downhole corrosion


ferrous metal corrosion


ferrous metal corrosion chemistry


ferrous metal corrosion inhibitor


freshwater corrosion


iron corrosion


marine corrosion


metal corrosion-resistant design


metal water pipe corrosion


oil tank corrosion


steel corrosion


steel corrosion inhibitor


sulfur corrosion


tank bottom corrosion


underfilm corrosion


water pipeline corrosion


welding effect on steel corrosion resistance


zinc corrosion

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
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;  and Springfield, Illinois.

Often requested
with this expert:

Corrosion, Failure Analysis, Materials Selection, API 584,...
Metallurgical Engineering, Corrosion Engineering, Marine &...
Corrosion and Metallurgical Failure Analysis
Internal & External Corrosion Control and Mitgation on...

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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to





Cheif Scientist


Responsible for all corrosion consultation and laboratory functions.

2008 to




Potter Corrosion Solutions


Corrosion Product Manager


Organization of corrosion department products, Laboratory analysis, Corrosion inhibitor formulation for fire sprinkler industry.

1982 to 2007




Corrosion Department




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:


Publications and Patents Summary

He has many publications in corrosion, 2 issued patents and 2 patents pending.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Downhole corrosion expert for corrosion management strategy.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Industrial piping expert for consulting on piping rupture - magnesium slurry processing & storage.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
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.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

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

Several other training programs for corrosion.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Knowledgeable in locating national and international sources for laboratories, chemicals, transportation and logistical solutions.

Other Skills and Services

Expert is a down to earth corrosion consultant. He is comfortable in the laboratory as well as the field.


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