James Barnard

James Barnard

James Barnard

Sr. Inspector / SEMS Consultant (2012 – Present)
Offshore Technical Compliance, Covington, LA

Sr. Inspector for OTC providing clients with mock BSEE inspections for drilling, work over and production operations and in the field project management for OTC’s corrosion/erosion surveillance and evaluation services. Provide direction to UT Technicians for corrosion/erosion measurement of metal thicknesses for critical equipment including piping, vessels and structural components of production facilities in the GOM.

Petroleum Engineering Technician / Inspector (1995–2008)
Mineral Management Service, Department of Interior
(Lake Jackson District: Clute, TX)

Responsible for field inspection of offshore drilling, work over and completion jobs and production facilities to ensure compliance with federal environmental and safety regulations. Records check for qualifications of personnel, maintenance of critical equipment and safety procedures.

Meter Technician (1990–1994)
Southern Flow Co. (Houston, TX)

Daily calibration of gas meters including sampling and dew point evaluations. Oil meter proving including sampling and shake outs.

Measurement Technician (1982–1990)
Occidental Petroleum. (Missouri City, TX)

Calibrated gas meters, calorimeters, collected gas samples and evaluated dew points in various power plants and field locations in the Houston area. Rebuilt gas regulators and pressure safety valves and calibrated electronic gas flow equipment including transducers and telemetry equipment.