KC Yost, P.E., is Vice President, Engineering for Percheron, LLC. He has 45 years of experience working in the pipeline industry and holds his Professional Engineering license in 29 states. KC has managed departments of over 300 engineers and technical staff and been tasked with developing pipeline engineering departments for various companies.
As a subject matter expert in the design/construction of pipeline systems, KC has managed numerous pipelines throughout North and South America for pipeline systems from 1 to over 1,000 miles in length carrying natural and industrial gases, and liquid hydrocarbons. Many project scopes were from conception, through design and construction, to commissioning. His experience includes 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.
KC holds a BS in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University and an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Houston. He is actively involved in the industry, having presented numerous workshops, panel discussions and magazine publications. KC is a member of the Southern Gas Association (SGA), previously serving as Director, Associate Member of the Management Committee and SGA Network Executive Management Committee Member. He is a member of the Pipeliners Association of Houston (PAH), serving previously as Director, Past President, Vice President, Treasurer and Scholarship Committee Chairman. In 2002, he was named Pipeliner of the Year for serving as the Project Manager on the Project of the Year.