Inspectioneering provides original, unbiased technical content to help engineers, inspectors, and other industry professionals optimally manage equipment risk, reliability, and integrity.
Founded in 1995, Inspectioneering has helped companies in the Oil & Gas and Process industries maximize their equipment, turnarounds, and risk management plans – saving time and money.
For almost 20 years we have provided content that is both technical AND practical, based on case studies, in-depth research, and the real world experience of our authors. Our authors, editors, and contributors understand the industries we help because they have been working in them for decades. Professionals from companies around the globe turn to Inspectioneering for in-depth technical content to help optimize processes to improve safety, maximize staff time, and save money. Read sample articles demonstrating our expertise.
Director: Tyler Alvarado
Tyler is Director of Inspectioneering, LLC and has been with the company since its inception in 1995. During his tenure, Tyler has worked in all facets of the company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from The University of Oklahoma. In addition to his experience with Inspectioneering, Tyler has extensive experience in Oil & Gas contract and asset management, covering the full upstream to downstream spectrum.
Tyler wears many hats in his responsibilities with Inspectioneering. His primary responsibilities focus on corporate strategy, company direction and management of corporate relations. Additionally, Tyler fulfills the duties of corporate legal counsel.
Associate Director: Nick Schmoyer
Nick Schmoyer is Associate Director of Inspectioneering, LLC. Nick came to the organization in 2011 after a successful career in commercial insurance. During his time with one of the largest insurers, Nick was responsible for managing commercial policies valued in excess of $200 million. Nick holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Finance and Economics from The University of Oklahoma.
Nick's primary responsibilities with Inspectioneering include managing day-to-day operations and business development.
Meet the Editors
Chief Editor: Greg Alvarado
Greg is a Senior Consultant with over 30 years of experience in the chemical, petrochemical and oil and gas industries. His roles have included positions as an owner operator, consultant, Chief Chemist, and Corrosion/Materials/NDE specialist. He has specialized in risk based inspection consulting training and project management since 1996. He is a 23 year member of the API Sub-Committee on Inspection, a long-time working member of the API group that created the recommend practices (RP 580 and RP 581, both editions) for Risk Based Inspection. Mr. Alvarado provides management, NDE technical consulting, and equipment lifecycle/fixed equipment reliability program gap assessments and consulting as a Vice President with The Equity Engineering Group. He has extensive experience working at plants and with central engineering. He has served as an invited guest speaker on creating sustainable reliability strategies for fixed equipment in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, Caribbean, Australia, Middle East, Asia, and eastern Europe.
Greg was an invited participant/interviewee for the RAND study, New Forces at Work in Refining - Industry Views of Critical Business and Operations Trends (a critical look at industrial infrastructure as part of national security), copyright 2003 and he is Chief Editor of the Inspectioneering Journal.
Principal Inspectioneering Expert: John Reynolds
John is a Principal Consultant with Intertek / Moody International. Prior to this he was a Master Engineering Consultant with Shell Oil's Westhollow Technology Center in Houston. John joined Shell in 1968. Over the last 44 years he has held various engineering and management positions in the United States and the Netherlands, within the refining and chemical manufacturing fields, where he has primarily focused on mechanical integrity issues. John is currently the master editor for several API Standards on Inspection and remains active in both the API Inspection Subcommittee and the ASME Post-Construction Committee. John is the past Chairman of the API Inspection Subcommittee, the API Task Group on Inspection Codes, the API Task Group on NDE Technology, the API Task Group on API 580 RBI and the API User Group on Risk-Based Inspection.