Joel Andreani: About the Author
Director - Mechanical and Structural Engineering, The Equity Engineering Group

Joel Andreani

A pressure-containment and structural specialist, Joel Andreani has worked in various refinery technical service groups, providing engineering support to refineries and chemical plants worldwide.  He has developed over 50 design, fabrication, inspection, and testing specifications for tankage, piping, and structures, as well as specifications for wind, seismic, and blast load criteria for petrochemical equipment and structures for U.S. and international petrochemical facilities.  He has developed mechanical integrity practices, MI implementation programs, and structural integrity programs.  Since 2003, Mr. Andreani has served on the Design subgroup of the API Subcommittee on Aboveground Storage Tanks (SCAST).

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