Juan Carlos Ruiz-Rico: About the Author
Senior Asset Integrity Engineer, MISTRAS Group

Juan Carlos Ruiz-Rico

Juan Carlos Ruiz-Rico is a Senior Asset Integrity Engineer for MISTRAS Group, with a background in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in Materials and Corrosion. Mr. Ruiz-Rico provides consultancy for integrity assessments and programs, failure analysis, turnarounds, and non-destructive testing (NDT) in the USA and overseas for onshore and offshore facilities. Previously, Mr. Ruiz-Rico worked for the Norwegian company DNV for 15 years, and for a Fortune 500 oil & gas corporation based in South America, where he had a 20-year career in refining and petrochemical complexes, spanning from inspector to management positions in engineering and maintenance. He currently holds professional certifications from ASNT, API, and NACE. He has membership seniority with ASM, ASME, ASNT, API, AWS, and NACE.

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May/June 2022 Inspectioneering Journal

Resulting from developing a 20-year nonintrusive inspection strategy, a successful experience is presented using a volumetric examination on a modified storage tank shell-to-bottom weld, known in the industry as corner-weld.

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