Ray Thibault owns Lubrication Training & Consulting (LTC), and is based in Cypress (Houston), TX. In 2001, he retired from the Exxon Company after 31 years of developing lubrication programs and providing technical support for customers such as Dow Chemical, Koch Refining, Chevron, Texaco, Sinclair, Eastman Chemical, and many others. He has conducted extensive training in different industries and is a STLE-Certified Lubrication Specialist and Oil Monitoring Analyst. Ray currently conducts numerous training classes throughout the U.S. and Canada preparing individuals for the Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) exam sponsored through the Society of Tribologist and Lubrication Engineers (STLE), and for both OMA and MLT certification. Ray holds both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry.