Mott MacDonald is expanding its oil and gas consulting business in California with the appointment of Blake Evans as Principal. Evans has over 25 years’ experience in oil and gas facilities, pipelines, and industrial complexes and will be a key member of the leadership team responsible for growing the firm’s oil and gas portfolio in the western US and other areas of North America.
Mott MacDonald is currently ranked number one internationally in oil and gas pipelines by Engineering News-Record. Mott MacDonald’s North American oil and gas business has nearly 1,000 staff working out of 64 offices in the US and Canada and continues to undertake major projects for a large number of industry clients.
Mott MacDonald has an additional 1,300 oil and gas staff operating from offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Southeast Asia. Its oil and gas team operates across all sectors of the industry, specializing in onshore and offshore projects including upstream, storage and terminals, pipelines, petrochemicals and chemicals, refineries, LNG, CNG, LPG, downstream gas, enhanced oil recovery, and unconventional oil and gas.
Jon Barbalich, PE, Mott MacDonald’s North American oil and gas practice leader, said, “Our oil and gas business is positioned to grow throughout North America and globally. As a leading provider of EPCM and other wide-ranging services in the oil and gas industry, we’re driven by a passion for safety, environmental compliance, quality, client service, and innovation. Our vast experience enables us to deliver value-added solutions that provide substantial benefits to our clients.”