Julien Le Bleu Jr. was the principal rotating equipment engineer for Lyondell Chemicals. He retired in January 2006 after 25 years with Olin / Arco / Lyondell, and is presently teaching operator best practices. He worked for General Electric’s large steam division and has installed three large steam turbines of more than 500 megawatts. Le Bleu graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelors degree. He has written articles and lectured for the Texas A&M International Pump Symposium, where he was an advisorary member for eight years. He worked in industry for more than 35 years prior to his retirement.Articles by Julien Le Bleu Jr.