Mr. R. T. "Rick" Hill

Principal Consultant

R. T. “Rick” Hill has experience in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry since 1966 and he has held senior management positions within the engineering, equipment and service sectors since 1980.  His extensive experience in the international business arena includes consulting with major engineering and research institutes in Europe, Scandinavia and Asia Pacific.  He has developed market trends and been involved with product technology programs with both European and Japanese steel suppliers.

Mr. Hill’s areas of expertise include:

  • Material Selection
  • Front End Engineering Design
  • Failure Analysis
  • Corrosion Testing and Evaluation
  • Manufacturing and Fabrication Assessment

Rick Hill has co-authored over seventy-five technical articles covering the performance of oilfield equipment, pipelines and pressure vessel materials as well as market conditions influencing the manufacturing and service sectors.  Rick is a member of NACE, SPE and TMS and is an active participant on the API 17 Committee.  Rick is also a member of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Program Committee.  Prior to joining Microalloying, Rick held senior management positions with Kvaerner Oilfield Products, JP Kenny Inc and Aker. His current clients include, but are not limited to, Enterprise Products, Enbridge, ENI, Chevron, Total, LLOG, Hess, and Questar.