Engineer II

Years of Experience: 5

Education & Licenses:

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX

Areas of Specialization:

  • Risk-Based Inspection Project Management
  • API RP 580/581 Instructor
  • API RBI Software Course Instructor
  • API RBI Software and Technical Support/Mentoring


Mr. Cleland is an engineer for the Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) group at E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.  He is responsible for managing and assisting with RBI implementation and reassessments through use of E2G’s API RBI Software.  He has been trained in the methodology and implementation of API RP 580/581 and is a course instructor for both the API RP 580/581 course and the API RBI Software course.

In his project management duties, Mr. Cleland is responsible for proposing RBI assessments with clients, scheduling meetings with plant personnel, collecting data pertinent to the assessment, interpreting that data and implementing it within the API RBI software, and creating detailed inspection plans and reports that incorporate the calculated results of the API RBI software in accordance with the established RBI methodology.

While he has a chemical background, Mr. Cleland also has a keen understanding of the mechanical, inspection, and damage mechanism aspects of RBI.  His endless drive to continue developing these skills makes him a valued resource in aiding the entire group through all phases of the RBI process.