Joey Poret: About the Author
Asset Transition Project Lead, Chevron Thailand

Joey Poret

Joey Jonathan Poret is currently the Asset Transition Project Lead for Chevron Thailand located in Bangkok. He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology and continued the System Engineering and Technology program in 2015 receiving a master’s degree from the university in 2018.

Joey has been employed by Chevron Corporation since 2005, first working as a Reliability Engineer in the Chevron Energy Technology Company. His primary responsibility was as an internal engineering consultant on inspection technology of Upstream Business Units. In 2011, Joey accepted a position as Reliability Supervisor on one of Chevron’s largest Major Capital Projects in Sichuan, China. His primary duties while in China were to develop an integrated Asset Integrity Management program for a three-train sour gas processing facility. In 2016 he accepted a transfer as the Quality Manager of Chevron Thailand where he worked on continuous improvement projects in the project management and construction management areas. In 2019 he was appointed the Project Lead on an effort to transition over 150 offshore platforms in the Gulf of Thailand to a new Production Sharing Contract (PSC) Operator.

Joey has been actively involved in the Quality and In-Service Inspection industry for over 20 years. He has served as co-chairman of the American Petroleum Institute (API) Inspection Summit twice (2009 and 2011) and has also helped coordinate similar conferences in Asia (API Beijing 2013 and the Asset Integrity Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur in 2011). He currently lives with his family in Bangkok and enjoys traveling around Southeast Asia for both work and vacation.

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Published Articles

March/April 2020 Inspectioneering Journal

EPC projects are complex initiatives with multiple stakeholder interfaces that can be difficult to manage. This article sheds some light on how quality activities add value to a project and when in the value-chain should these activities be executed.

Authors: Joey Poret
May/June 2011 Inspectioneering Journal

As the technology of NDT systems improve, it is important to assure that the people and processes using this technology are adequately prepared in order to take full advantage of the enhancements of the system.

Authors: Joey Poret

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