Chapman Engineering Protecting Assets and the Environment since 1989

Leadership Team

Cal Chapman, P.E.  -  President

Mr. Cal Chapman has performed environmental, civil and corrosion engineering projects in Texas, Alaska, New Mexico, and North Dakota since 1981. Beginning in 1988-89, he co-founded EFSI dba Chapman Engineering, and started the first of three U. S. patent applications for UST leak detection.

Texas PE #81268
New Mexico PE #19169
North Dakota PE #8286
Oklahoma PE #26056
Model Law Engineer #35248, National Council of Examiners for Engineering & Surveying
NACE-Certified Cathodic Protection Specialist #23357

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Mikes Ames, Vice President

Mr. Ames has worked in pipeline corrosion control and operations for 40 years, creating internal and external corrosion management programs for multiple operators over that time.  He served with Northern Natural Gas in the Liberal, Kansas area for more than 15 years, before joining a major Houston-based natural gas production, transmission and distribution company.  Mike has worked with U.S. DOT, PHMSA and many state agencies in rule making, guidance document preparation, and regulatory audit protocols since the 1990’s.

NACE Cathodic Protection Specialist #4343
NACE Senior Corrosion Technologist #4343
Pipeline Corrosion Integrity Manager


Eric Frechette, Business Development Director

Mr. Eric Frechette brings more than 22 years of experience in all phases of corrosion engineering including pre-design, cathodic protection design, field testing, failure analysis, construction inspection services, and construction management.  Eric is a Certified Cathodic Protection Specialist through NACE.  He is a Licensed Professional Civil Engineer in California, and is also a Licensed Professional Engineer in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, Canada.  He has, for the last ten years, been a NACE instructor for cathodic protection training courses.

Registered Professional Civil Engineer, State of California (#70527)
Registered Professional Engineer, Quebec, Canada (#110477)
NACE International certified Cathodic Protection Specialist (#7511)