HOUSTON, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CH2M, the leading global engineering and consulting firm delivering sustainable solutions for industry and infrastructure, today announced the expansion of its U.S. pipeline and facilities engineering capabilities in Houston.
CH2M named KC Yost, a 40-year industry veteran who recently joined the firm after 18 years at Wood Group Mustang, to lead this new group. Yost is recognized as a pipeline and facilities technical authority and expert regarding the design and construction of pipelines. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in 29 states and is experienced in program, project, and construction management; due diligence and feasibility studies; route selection, piping and facility design; estimating; hydraulic analysis; contract and material specifications; code compliance audits and evaluations; and permit acquisitions. He has worked on a variety of gas and liquid hydrocarbon pipeline projects ranging from one to more than 1,000 miles (1.6 km to 1609 km) throughout the Americas.
"CH2M is taking the long-term view when it comes to meeting our client needs," said Chip Mitchell, President of CH2M's Energy & Industrial business segment. "The need for major oil and gas pipeline infrastructure remains significant throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. We're building this team in Houston now, with established connections across our vast network of talent, to help our clients quickly respond as the market strengthens."
CH2M provides midstream and pipeline operating companies with immediate access to project managers, engineers, designers, mappers, and integrity management experts. In addition to the firm's pipeline capabilities, CH2M brings leading expertise in environmental, oil and gas refining, petrochemical, and water resource management to provide comprehensive services to clients for projects throughout North America, South America, and the Middle East.
About CH2M CH2M is the leading professional services firm delivering sustainable solutions to clients working on the world's most complex challenges. CH2Mers make a positive difference providing consulting, design, engineering and management solutions for vital infrastructure and resources serving diverse public- and private-sector clients. With $5.4 billion in revenue and ~24,000 people, the firm has offices in 50 countries and four business groups: water; environment & nuclear; transportation; and energy & industrial. Known for managing global events such as the Olympic Games, CH2M ranks among Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies; number-one in environmental consulting and program management by Engineering News-Record; and among sustainability leaders by independent analyst Verdantix. CH2M in 2016 was selected to receive the World Environment Center's Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development, and in 2015, received the Stockholm International Water Institute's highest Industry Water Award for pioneering water conservation and reuse technologies. To learn more about the CH2M difference, connect with the firm at www.ch2m.com; linkedin.com/company/ch2m; twitter.com/ch2m; facebook.com/ch2mhill; and search for jobs at ch2m.com/careers.