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RCP Adds 2 World-Class Experts to its Roster of Employees

RCP is proud to announce that 2 world-class experts have recently decided to join the RCP team.

Dwight Johnston: Executive-Level Management Systems Expert
Dwight is on the Board of the Center for Offshore Safety (COS), which assists offshore operators in the development and execution of Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS), and Chairperson of new Ocean Energy Safety Institute (OESI), a group of leaders from industry, academia and regulators, which conducts research and shares best practices around all aspects of safety, environmental and risk management systems. He is also a long time member of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center at Texas A&M University. Dwight’s expertise includes all aspects of successful development and implementation of Safety Management Systems and operational excellence improvements. Dwight’s expertise in Process Safety Management Systems (PSMS) can help our clients with PSMS development and implementation to meet API’s Recommended Practice 1173.

Richard (Rick) Gentges: Underground Storage Expert
Rick has expertise in the design, construction, and operation of underground natural gas storage facilities. He chaired both the AGA and PRCI committees on underground gas storage, and was a member of the National Petroleum Council Underground Storage Team. During his career he managed construction projects that involved enhancements to existing gas storage facilities and construction of new gas storage facilities, including construction of the first commercial underground gas storage facility in Alaska. His technical experience includes performing and analyzing well tests, reservoir performance analysis, reservoir simulation, and overall storage facility optimization. Rick’s experience and knowledge will be an asset to pipeline operators with their integrity management challenges with the recent changes concerning underground storage facilities.

We look forward to Dwight and Rick’s valuable contributions to RCP and our clients.