Montgomery, R.

ABS Group, Houston, Texas

Randy Montgomery is Senior Director of Midstream and Downstream for ABS Group. He has more than 30 yr of experience in the areas of reliability, maintenance, integrity management, process safety, operations and process engineering, including 13 yr of industrial experience. Mr. Montgomery has performed dozens of integrity management program gap analyses and audits, and has designed and implemented improved integrity management programs at numerous facilities in all types of process industries. These projects have included the identification of critical equipment, the development and implementation of management systems, and the identification and implementation of asset maintenance and integrity failure management strategies using traditional, prescriptive approaches as well as risk-based approaches, such as reliability centered maintenance and risk-based inspection.

Address damage mechanism reviews in a process hazard analysis

Performing damage mechanism reviews (DMRs) to determine credible degradation modes and susceptibilities of processing equipment has become an important step in developing effective mechanical integrity plans in the refining, chemical processing and related industries.