Hendrix Group Associates

The Hendrix Group Associates are experts in their field and bring many years of experience in a wide range of engineering disciplines.  Areas of expertise include materials engineering, aqueous and high-temperature corrosion, root cause failure analysis, fitness-for-service investigations, Reliability Based Inspection, welding, surface engineering, piping engineering.

This world-class group of experts is supplemented by a full-service laboratory for conducting failure analysis and corrosion investigations, chemical and mechanical property analysis of metals, alloys and non-metals and conducting research and practical application corrosion compatibility studies.

Engineering consultant with 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, specifically in materials selection, corrosion studies, asset integrity, welding, failure analysis.  Special expertiese in valve design and manufacturing.

Refinery corrosion and RBI expert with 35 years plant experience.  Experienced in materials research and practical trouble shooting in refineries, chemical plants, upgraders and oil sands.  

A specialist with 25 years of experience in HVOF applications and other surface engineerig technologies.  Strong background in materials and corrosion issues in various oil and gas facilities upstream and downstream.  Special expertiese in optimum economical material selection for erosion and wear applications.  

35 years’ experience Lead Chief Materials & Corrosion Engineer with experience in a broad variety of conceptual, FEED, and EPC projects for onshore and offshore, greenfield and brownfield developments. Responsible for development and implementation of the overall corrosion control strategy, typically consisting of the areas of material selection, protective coatings, cathodic protection, corrosion monitoring, corrosion inhibition, and asset integrity. 

An expert with over 20 years of experience in all aspects related to welding.  His knowledge and expertise include welding metallurgy, welding process selection and application, fusion and solid-state welding processes, welding consumables selection.  He has a fundamental understanding of, as well as hands-on experience with, dissimilar welds, weld repairs, high-efficiency welding processes, mechanized welding of pipelines, welding of CRA-lined pipelines.  HGI also relies on Carl for welding procedure development, welding procedure review, welding economics, welding of CRA’s and exotic alloys, high tensile structural steel welding, weld overlay/ claddings/ surfacing, brazing, PWHT, NDE applications, ECA’s (Engineering Critical Assessments).   

A specialist with 38 years of experience in all issues regarding piping engineering and construction.  He has expertise in detailed piping design, pipe supports, offshore and onshore surveys, preparation and project development of piping standards, piping material classes, valve material specifications, valve type selection, piping engineering datasheets.  In piping construction he has expertise in man-hour estimates and planning, specifications for piping fabrication, installation, bolt torque/tensioning, pressure testing and pipe cleaning as well as specifications for pipe marking, valve interlocking and thermal insulation.

More than 35 years of experience in steelmaking, hot-dip galvanizing, cold rolling, hot rolling and process optimization, inlcuding billet & slab caster improvement (https://www.bobsci.nl/).  


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