Jeremy Staats, P.E.: About the Author
Refining Corrosion and Materials Engineer, Becht

Jeremy Staats, P.E.

Jeremy Staats P.E. is a BS Metallurgical Engineer (Missouri University of Science and Technology) who has over 12 years of corrosion and materials experience in refining and petrochemicals, working as both a consultant and for an owner-operator. He has been involved with HTHA for his entire career, performing risk assessment studies, asset management, and developing HTHA inspection strategies. He is the current chair of API 571 and 945 as well as being active in other API and NACE committees. He has published work on wet H2S cracking and low temperature fracture properties of steel. He joined Becht in 2015 and has performed and managed numerous HTHA assessment and risk prioritization jobs. He also led the development of a material scoop sampling machine to take samples of equipment for metallurgical lab analysis and testing, including HTHA analysis. He is the assistant Manager of the Corrosion and Materials division at Becht, and oversees the failure analysis, creep, welding, and corrosion troubleshooting work at Becht. He is based out of a Kansas City, MO area office for Becht.

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March/April 2020 Inspectioneering Journal

Nelson curves, which are the foundation of the industry’s HTHA programs, can be tied to mechanistic models from several sources, allowing the recreation of Nelson curves for different operational histories and time durations.

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