Richard B. Eckert: About the Author
Senior Principal Engineer - Corrosion Management & Materials Advisory Services, DNV GL

Richard B. Eckert

Richard Eckert has over 37 years of experience with oil and gas industry corrosion/failure investigations, internal corrosion assessment, mitigation and management; materials selection, forensic corrosion engineering, litigation support and regulatory compliance. Mr. Eckert has specific expertise in the area of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) and has authored numerous publications and research reports in this field. He is the author of 3 books on internal corrosion mitigation and monitoring, corrosion failure investigation and MIC. Mr. Eckert is a NACE certified Internal Corrosion Specialist, previously served on the NACE Board of Directors, and has chaired a number of technical committees that produced standards on corrosion management and internal MIC of pipelines. He works as Senior Principal Specialist in Corrosion Management and Materials Advisory Services for DNV GL - North America Oil & Gas, in Dublin, Ohio.

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