Mike Hurley: About the Author
Vice President of Technology, Asset Optimization Consultants

Mike Hurley

Michael Hurley has over 25 years experience in the chemical and petrochemical business with a background in maintenance, inspection, and engineering management of production facilities. Currently employed as the Vice President of Technology for a Risk Based Asset Management consulting company with projects around the world.  His last 15 years has been providing solutions for companies and facilities in the areas of Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) implementation and project management, fitness for service according to API 579 and other methods, failure analysis and metallurgical lab analysis, development of risk models and equipment strategies for all equipment types. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas, Lawrence. His specialties include the practical application of Process Safety Management, Asset Management, Risk Based-Inspection, and Risk Management.

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Have you ever wondered why, even though inspection reports are one of the primary keys to a good MI program, they are so rarely reviewed? One of the things I always find when reviewing a program is the lack of concise inspection history.

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