Mike Sparago: About the Author
Principal Engineer II, The Equity Engineering Group

Mike Sparago

Mike Sparago is a Principal Engineer II, Corrosion Subject Matter Expert at The Equity Engineering Group, Inc. in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Mike has over 40 years of experience in the Refining Industry, specializing in the development and implementation of fixed equipment inspection and corrosion monitoring programs, analysis of inspection data, turnaround engineering support, failure analysis, and repair plan development. He has participated in countless turnarounds as a Materials / Inspection & Corrosion Engineer, with particular expertise in FCC and HF Alkylation units. Mike is a recognized expert in advanced statistical modeling and corrosion trend identification based on equipment thickness data. He developed the patented Selective Corrosion Rate Analysis process and has a patent pending in Thickness Degradation Analysis.

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