G2-IS adds Regulatory Subject Matter Expert to Regulatory & Strategic Consulting Team

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G2-IS strengthens its expertise and capabilities by bringing new talent to its industry leading regulatory team.

“I am elated to welcome my former colleague at PHMSA to the G2 team." John Jacobi, VP at G2-IS

Wallace B. (“Wally”) McGaughey has joined G2 Integrated Solutions (“G2-IS”) as a Senior Consultant. McGaughey is a Regulatory Subject Matter Expert, bringing a long and distinguished career to enhance G2-IS’s compliance oversight, training and research capabilities, as well as engineering, and operations. This key hire further strengthens the expertise and capabilities of G2-IS’s industry leading regulatory team.

McGaughey is a native of Pennsylvania but has lived most of his life in Louisiana where, early in his career, he served in operations and maintenance for petrochemical, refining, pipeline, power generation (both fossil and nuclear facilities), and high purity piping systems.

McGaughey served as the Senior Instructor at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Inspector Training and Qualifications (T&Q) Division in Oklahoma City for almost 10 years. During his tenure at PHMSA, he educated the Federal and State Pipeline Safety Inspectors. There is no substitute for his years of experience in dealing with pipeline regulatory issues. As part of his responsibilities, McGaughey was a major participant of the State Pipeline Safety Seminars throughout the US.

He also served as Team Lead of the PHMSA Operator Qualification (OQ) Team and served on the Implementation Team for the regulation of Natural Gas Underground Storage. He was instrumental in developing the Inspector training and inspection materials for PHMSA.

“I am excited about joining the talented team at G2-IS. I believe it provides the opportunity to use my in-depth regulatory knowledge and life experiences which I have been privileged to obtain throughout my career. I look forward to my contributions to the team, which complement the services available through G2 Integrated Solutions to help operators meet the nation’s energy needs in a safe, efficient, and compliant manner.”    

John Jacobi, Vice President at G2-IS commented, “I am elated to welcome my former colleague at PHMSA to the G2 team. His knowledge and work in all aspects of regulatory evaluation, including OQ, Control Room Management and Underground Storage are especially welcome and important assets for the industry”.

About G2 Integrated Solutions

G2 Integrated Solutions (G2-IS) delivers expertise to pipeline operators, utility companies and other energy stakeholders in seven specialized service disciplines — Asset Integrity, Engineering, Geospatial Systems and Services, Regulatory, Field Services, Technology Services, and Strategic Consulting. We provide end-to-end solutions that help manage risk, assure compliance and optimize performance.

Our commitment is to implement innovative, cost-effective solutions that align specifically with our customers’ needs. In order to accomplish this, we have built an organization that is robust in talent and experience. G2-IS has offices located throughout the US. For more details on the spectrum of services G2-IS offers, please visit our website at http://www.G2-IS.com.

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