Loren Green is a senior technical consultant with Noria Corporation who brings a high level of expertise in lubrication and plant maintenance. He has nearly 30 years of experience in rotating equipment and lubrication, including gauge calibration, electro-pneumatic boiler controls systems, pump repairs and installation, and laser alignment. Before joining Noria, Loren spent more than 20 years in the U.S. Navy, serving two tours as the ship’s oil king and running the shipboard oil analysis lab. His last tour was as the maintenance program manager for the USS Jarrett. For Noria, he provides public and private training seminars, as well as specialized lubrication program development in the United States and abroad. He also contributes technical articles to Machinery Lubrication magazine.
Loren Green

Fields of Specialization

  • Lubricant Analysis
  • Machinery Lubrication
  • Project Management
  • Filtration and Separation
  • Reliability
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Maintenance Management
  • Team Building
  • Petroleum
  • Team Leadership
  • Process Improvement
  • Lubrication Program Design
  • Maintenance Training
  • Lubricant Contamination Control
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Pumps
  • Leadership
  • Project Planning
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Program Management
  • Engineering
  • Power Plants
  • Maintenance and Repair


  • Machinery Lubricant Analyst (MLA) Level III
  • Machinery Lubrication Technician (MLT) Level II


  • Tulsa Community College, Business Management


  • “Keys for Testing Transformer Oils,” Machinery Lubrication, May-June 2013
  • “11 Simple Steps for Flushing a Hydraulic System,” Machinery Lubrication, July-August 2013
  • “Why You Should Sample and Test New Oil,” Machinery Lubrication, September-October 2013
  • “How to Change Your Lubrication Culture,” Machinery Lubrication, November-December 2013
  • “Determining Proper Oil Flow to Journal Bearings,” Machinery Lubrication, January-February 2014
  • “What You Should Know About Food-grade Lubricants,” Machinery Lubrication, March-April 2014
  • “Why Clear and Bright Oil Samples are Not Good Enough,” Machinery Lubrication, May-June 2014
  • “Understanding the Rights of Oil Analysis,” Machinery Lubrication, July-August 2014
  • “How to Select the Right Oil Analysis Tests,” Machinery Lubrication, September-October 2014
  • “Advantages of Contracting Out Your Lubrication Program,” Machinery Lubrication, January-February 2015
  • “Why New Lubricants are not Clean,” Machinery Lubrication, March-April 2015
  • “Best Practices for Waste Oil Management,” Machinery Lubrication, May-June 2015

Conference Presentations

  • What You Should Know About Food-grade Lubricants, Reliable Plant 2014
  • Best Practices for Receiving New Lubricant Deliveries, Reliable Plant 2015
  • How to Get the Most from Your Filter Cart, Reliable Plant 2015
  • Best Practices for Waste Oil Management, Reliable Plant 2015