DR. PEDRO RINCON
Principal Asset Integrity. Engineering Asset Support Upstream
Pedro Rincon is the Principal Integrity at Shell Engineering Americas responsible to provide leadership and best practices in asset integrity, pipeline and process safety to Shell Deepwater operations. He is a Head of Materials, Corrosion, and Inspection (MCI) Engineering with over 25 years of experience managing, planning, and implementing asset integrity management and process safety to oil and gas operations for well established companies. He is the Technical Authority (TA-1 in MCI) for Shell America and Deep-Water projects and assets. He has worked with Shell since 2007 as asset integrity leader with proven track record of success in implementation of effective corrosion/integrity management strategies for the more challenging offshore and onshore environments across international locations. Pedro has participated as NACE instructor for NACE International Internal Corrosion certification program (’04-’07).
Pedro is a specialist in integrity management, materials, corrosion, production chemistry and downhole/surface process for oil and gas Qualified with degree in chemical engineering with post-grade in corrosion and materials protection. Possesses a combination of knowledge and broad experience gained by dealing with a great variety of materials, corrosion, integrity, design related problems in multiple onshore and offshore locations including the most technical challenging projects of the industry (South America, America, Europe, middle east, Asia and Africa), as well as equipment integrity and reliability issues. Extensive experience in field operations, managing chemical treatment and corrosion/integrity management programs. Specialist in subsurface and surface operation of oil field facilities and processes, including heavy oil treatment, severe sour service, gas dehydration, chemical treatment, water treatment, and well stimulations.