Bobby Wright, P.E.: About the Author
Technical Authority, Becht

Bobby Wright, P.E.

Mr. Wright has 38 years of experience in downstream plant engineering, reliability, maintenance, inspection, and mechanical integrity. He comes to Becht from Stress Engineering Services (SES) where he served as Principal in the Plant Services Practice since 2013 (Engineering Manager) and on the Board of Directors. He was responsible for the Downstream Plant Engineering Practice that included 5 offices.

Prior to his tenure at SES, Bobby worked at the Tosco Refinery, Det Norske Veritas and was Vice President of US Operations at ERA Technology.

His areas of expertise include Engineering Solutions for the plant fixed equipment - Coke Drums, HTHA, FFS, AR/BF for all engineering disciplines.

Bobby holds a BSME (1980) from the  University of Arkansas and a professional engineering license in Texas.

Bobby states that “I enjoy serving, teaching, training and passing along what I have learned. My focus is on providing actionable and practical engineering solutions to very tough industry problems.”

With Becht, Bobby is the Lead Technical Authority for Becht Technical Solutions. This position covers Becht’s multi-discipline services offering unique solutions to clients’ issues and based in the Houston office.

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Published Articles

March/April 2014 Inspectioneering Journal

Recently, Inspectioneering Journal sat down with Stress Engineering’s Bobby Wright and Ralph King to discuss how companies can better transfer and preserve industry knowledge.

May/June 1997 Inspectioneering Journal

Reformer catalyst tubes are commonly manufactured from high strength, creep and corrosion resistant alloys. They are relatively thick walled and are usually produced by centrifugal casting. Their lives are limited by creep, driven by a combination...

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