Cypress Energy Partners, L.P.

Management Team

Randall Lorett, President & CEO  rlorett@tulsainspection.com

24 years of field experience in inspection and safety on new construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of pipeline systems. He has held several positions during this period such as a Radiographer Level II and CWI Welding Inspector using API 1104, API 1107,B31.1, B31.3, B31.8 and B31.G. He is an Evaluator for MEA and Veriforce, as well as a Certified Master Trainer and an Assessment Administrator for NCCER. He has successfully completed the OSHA 510 and OSHA 500 courses. He has conducted and attended numerous seminars on safety in the pipeline industry and has written many safety manuals and training programs per OSHA standards.


Mark B. Armstrong, Manager of Field Services  marmstrong@tulsainspection.com

28 years of experience in construction, inspection, & safety in fields of new construction, rehabilitation programs, & maintenance programs in the pipeline industry, as well as truck-loading terminals, gathering systems ( HDPE & steel from wellhead to trunkline ) & fiber optic installations nationwide. Positions held: include Systems Consultant, Chief Inspector, & Utility Inspector.


Richard Grogan, VP of Pipeline Integrity Services  rgrogan@tulsainspection.com

20 years of field and management experience in the oil and gas industry, including 7 years with Mid-America Pipeline Company and Williams Energy Services. Richard has extensive experience in all phases of pipeline integrity, route surveying, construction inspection, and right of way services. Richard has also worked on fiber optic long hauls and electric transmission lines. In addition, he is exceptional at business development and maintaining strong business relations.


Jim Crawford, Director HSE & Compliance  jcrawford@tulsainspection.com

Jimmy brings 30 years of field and management experience with 23 of these as a Safety Professional. He has worked for Mid-America Pipeline, Williams Energy Services, Enterprise Products and several years as a safety consultant to the oil and gas industry. Jimmy has a diverse background including operations, technical, construction and maintenance activities. He has attended numerous seminars and training sessions over the years and has been a guest speaker and presented EHS and Compliance talks at the MNOPS annual conference, API Regional Conference, etc.


Dan O’Keefe, CPA, Chief Financial Officer  dokeefe@tulsainspection.com

Mr. O’Keefe, an accounting graduate from the University of Kansas, has over 15 years of accounting and finance experience at the senior level. Starting with his career in public accounting with Price Waterhouse Coopers in 1990, he has held progressive positions with several private as well as publicly held corporations. Prior to joining TIR, Mr. O’Keefe held the position of Chief Financial Officer of a publicly traded distribution company listed on the NASDAQ Exchange. Mr. O’Keefe earned his CPA license in 1993.


Lane Armstrong, Manager of Field Services  lane@tulsainspection.com
27 years of experience in construction, inspection, & safety in fields of new construction, rehabilitation programs, and maintenance programs in the pipeline industry. He has specialized in coordinating multiple project overseeing the construction activities on various anomaly digs, hydrostatic programs, and pipeline routing. Positions held: include Chief Inspector, Material Manager, Utility Inspector, and Manager of Operations.