Jay C. Almlie is a Principal Engineer and Mid/Downstream Oil & Gas Group Lead at the EERC, where he is involved in oil and gas production optimization, pipeline integrity and leak detection, TENORM (technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material) waste management, natural gas/natural gas liquids technology development, and steam methane reforming. Mr. Almlie received his B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management from UND. Mr. Almlie’s principal areas of interest and expertise include oil and gas production optimization, pipeline transport of produced fluids, oilfield TENORM waste management, hydrogen generation, data acquisition and control systems, and project/program management. Prior to his position at the EERC, Mr. Almlie worked at NASA as lead mechanical engineer on life support systems for advanced Mars base designs, potable water and waste and hygiene systems for the International Space Station, and thermal control system upgrades for the Space Shuttle. He has authored and coauthored several professional publications.