Summit Best Practice Presenter: Ken Bloch
Ken Bloch will be presenting:
*Examples of Extreme Equipment Failure Investigations
*Using TapRooT® to Solve Complex Equipment Problems
to the Equipment Reliability & Maintenance Best Practice Track at the TapRooT® Summit.
Kenneth Bloch is Lead Process Reliability Engineer at Flint Hills Resources’ Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota. He is responsible for mitigating process-driven failure risks on refinery assets. He has published articles on equipment failure analysis, life cycle extension, and reliability improvement in Hydrocarbon Processing and Chemical Engineering magazines, and is a regular participant and speaker at the semi-annual API/NPRA Operating Practices Symposium and annual NPRA National Safety Conference. Ken holds a B.S. degree (honors) from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.