David P. Truelock

Senior Specialist II
Years of Experience:
Education & Licenses:

API 580 Risk-Based Inspection
API 571 Corrosion and Materials
API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector
API 570 Piping Inspector
API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector
NACE Basic Courses (Corrosion, Cathodic Protection, Coatings)
Chemical Process Technician
United States Navy, 1987-1990

Areas of Specialization:

Prior Owner/User at LyondellBasell (Sr. Unit Inspector)
Mechanical Integrity
Risk-Based Inspection
Project Management
Inspection Planning Using Specialized NDE Techniques
Experience in IDMS/Analysis Systems (Meridium, PCMS, SAP, API/RBI, UltraPIPE, RAT, RVIFT, ETMS)
Coordination of Inspection Activities and Personnel


Mr. Truelock is a Senior Specialist for the Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) Team at E2G | The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.  He has over 25 years of experience in the inspection industry, which includes 10 years as an owner/user (Sr. Unit Inspector) for LyondellBasell.  During his tenure, he served as the Hydrocarbons Lead Inspector and the Mechanical Integrity Lead for planned/unplanned plant outages and major turnarounds.

Additionally, he managed a variety of mechanical projects, assigned daily tasks for assistant inspectors, and helped establish inspection requirements to maintain environmental compliance, per state regulated agencies.

Currently, Mr. Truelock is responsible for performing RBI analysis on unit equipment, piping, tanks, and exchanger bundles, as well as creating detailed inspection plans for client planning and budgeting purposes.  His knowledge and expertise have proven invaluable in the mentoring of less experienced personnel.

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