Press Release

Equity Engineering Expands Multi-Disciplinary Expertise in Gulf Coast and California

The Equity Engineering Group, Inc. has opened two new offices in Katy, TX and Newport Beach, CA

The Equity Engineering Group, Inc., March 14, 2023

E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has expanded its physical presence across North America with the opening of two new offices in Newport Beach, CA and Katy, TX. 

The two new offices add comprehensive mechanical integrity, asset management, fitness-for-service (FFS), and mechanical engineering expertise to our clients based in the West Coast, South Central, and Gulf Coast regions. As an internationally recognized leader in the refining, petrochemical, and chemical industries, it is important that we grow our capabilities and service offerings to companies located in these important areas across the country. 

E2G’s growth in these two regions reinforces our culture of innovation and our goal of delivering legendary service to our clients. The two teams bring a wealth of industry experience to E2G, and they are embracing the challenge of creating and delivering practical and innovative solutions to solve our clients’ asset challenges,” said David A. Osage, President & CEO of E2G.

The West Coast office is based in Newport Beach, CA and was opened in 2022. Jim McVay, who manages the West Coast office, has over 34 years of experience in metallurgical and corrosion engineering and mechanical integrity programming. The multi-disciplinary West Coast team leverages its vast industry experience to deliver a wide range of high-quality consulting services to help clients improve profitability by managing risk and controlling inspection costs throughout an asset’s lifecycle.

The Katy, TX office expands E2G’s presence in the Gulf Coast region. Kevin Locascio, who manages the Katy office, is a senior fixed equipment engineer with more than 15 years of experience working in the oil and gas sector. Since 2002, E2G’s risk-based inspection (RBI) team has been based in Clear Lake, TX and delivering RBI implementation services to clients across North America. By opening a second Houston-area office, our clients will benefit from a locally based mechanical and structural engineering team in addition to multi-disciplinary collaboration with the RBI team to deliver full asset management capabilities. 

About E2G

E2G is internationally recognized in the refining, petrochemical, and chemical industries as a leader in aging infrastructure services and support. E2G is a consulting, training, and software firm that is focused on creating and delivering practical and innovative solutions to solve asset challenges. E²G leverages technology and industry experience to extend the safe operating life of new and aging equipment by helping to prevent future failures, increase efficiencies, reduce downtime, maximize reliability, and minimize damage. E2G has 179 employees with offices located in Shaker Heights, OH, Clear Lake, TX, Newport Beach, CA, and Katy, TX.

For more information on E2G’s consulting services, please visit

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