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Benny Mumme

I am a NACE certified Corrosion Specialist #3742. I have forty-two years of experience in oil and gas pipeline and station integrity, corrosion control, operations, and construction. I have conducted numerous Integrity assessments, ILI, ECDA, cathodic protection and close interval survey projects. I have developed, implemented and managed several internal corrosion programs. I have developed

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Investigation of Interior Corrosion of Above-Ground Storage Tanks

Barry Hindin, PhD, PE Senior Principal Engineer Kiefner and Associates, Inc. The Failure Analysis and Welding (FAW) group at Kiefner traditionally investigates the causes of failures of buried pipelines carrying various petroleum products ranging from crude oil, refined liquid products, natural gas and its condensates. However, many of our customers do not know that Kiefner

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Michiel Brongers, PE, PMP, Fellow ASME

Mr. Brongers has more than 25 years of professional experience in materials and corrosion engineering, asset integrity management, failure investigations, metallurgical forensic analyses, fitness-for-service reviews, and engineering critical assessments.  Major clients served include pipelines, chemical and petrochemical process, oil & gas, power generation, and manufacturing companies.  He holds a Masters degree in Materials Science and

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Craig Chaney

Mr. Chaney is a metallurgical engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the energy industry conducting a wide range of failure analyses, material selection, structural mechanics, corrosion studies and corrosion mitigation projects. Over the last 22 years, he has worked on integrating his engineering expertise to assist oil and gas operators with the compliance of

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Amy Fotenos

Amy Fotenos assumed the role of Business Development Director at Kiefner in June 2023. Commencing her career in the Oil and Gas sector in 2011, she has progressively held various leadership positions in engineering and construction. Demonstrating a consistent ability to foster growth and enhance profitability. She boasts a successful track record with startup ventures

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Alex Distel

Alex Distel earned his BS in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University. After graduating, he worked in the steel casting industry for four years as a materials engineer. During this time, he gained experience in lost-wax investment and sandcasting processes. He was also heavily involved with heat treatment, chemical and mechanical testing,

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