James McNab: About the Author
Non-Destructive Testing SME, Oceaneering

James McNab

James McNab is the Non-Destructive Testing SME for Oceaneering International, assessing various technology solutions for topsides and subsea NDT, integrity, and inspection-related issues including conditioning monitoring options. He has been with Oceaneering since 1974, starting as a pipeline radiographer. He has worked in conventional NDT-related work offshore, upstream, mid- and downstream in oil and gas, coal-fired/nuclear power stations, railways, and shipyards. He is a PCN Level 3 and familiar with most advanced NDT including PEC, ToFD, PA, CR/DR, EC, ACFM, Guided Wave and EMAT technology and more recently subsea ROV and diver -deployable systems as well technical advisor for the company, especially on new products. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Technology and Management in the Oil and Gas Industry from Aberdeen University. James was a nominee of Hart E&P Magazine 2020 Energy Innovators of the Year.

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