Michael has been involved in the gas processing industry for 39 years. He has a long history of expertise in training operators and engineers in gas processing as well as troubleshooting all aspects of upstream gas treating processes. More recently, he has focused on dehydration and amine sweetening as a senior principal engineer for both Amine and Dehydration Experts. He is one of the Principal Speakers of the Amine Experts’ 5-day Amine Treating and Sour Water Stripping Technical Training Courses, as well as the 4-day Dehydration Course.
He is an authority on gas processing and has provided technical support to over 500 facilities in every continent (except Antarctica). He has been published in the Oil and Gas Journal, Hydrocarbon Processing, LNG Magazine and Chemical Engineering magazine and has presented at various conferences, including the LRGCC, GPA Midstream, NACE, SOGAT, Sulphur, and AFPM. Michael is also a Senior Advisor to the Laurance Reid Gas Conditioning Conference in Norman, Oklahoma. He has multiple publications on topics as far-reaching as Inlet Separation and Filtration, Amine Sweetening, Glycol Dehydration, Corrosion, and Sour Water Stripping. He is also one of the principal authors of the Amine Treating and Sour Water Stripping textbook. Michael is a Professional Engineer in Alberta (APEGA), is a member of the Gas Processors Association of Canada (GPAC) and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE).