DENVER, Colorado—Kleinfelder is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Layne as the National Service Leader for Gas T&D. Jeff joins Kleinfelder with over 25 years of energy market experience involving engineering, operations, safety, business development, commercial transactions, and regulatory compliance.
Jeff specializes in providing turn-key pipeline services to oil, gas and utility industries, including full support for oil and gas facilities, pipeline construction, operations, inspection, and pipeline integrity solutions/testing. He has completed over $3 billion in midstream engineering, operations, and production projects and has provided engineering, due diligence and asset valuation support for over $10 billion in business development projects for expansion, acquisitions, and joint ventures. Jeff has a strong record of completing projects on-schedule with industry leading safety statistics. He has brought added value to his projects through innovative procurement and construction techniques that reduce construction schedules by over 40%. With experience leading projects throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Norway, Jeff offers a broad perspective on industry best practices.
Jeff will provide nationwide leadership to Kleinfelder’s engineers, scientists, and construction managers on design, permitting and construction projects for oil and gas upstream, midstream, downstream pipelines and facilities. As a nationwide leader, he will focus on advancing Kleinfelder’s services related to Gas T&D and foster the development of innovative solutions and sound recommendations that meet and exceed our energy clients’ needs.
“We are very excited to have Jeff join Kleinfelder; his experience, expertise and connections within the industry will help us take Gas T&D to new and exciting heights.” (Dirk Applegate, Central Division Director)
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from Nashville School of Law. He has also completed several technical, business, and safety courses including Colorado School of Mines/John M. Stermole Economic and Investment Decision Making courses; DuPont Certified Safety Training and various oil/gas safety courses; and JM Campbell oil/gas technical courses.
Founded in 1961, Kleinfelder is a leading engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm. Kleinfelder operates from over 60 office locations in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California.