Mark Layne, Ph.D.

Mark Layne, Ph.D.

Technical Director

Mark received his Doctorate of Engineering, specializing in Petroleum Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology (formally University of Missouri – Rolla) in 1996. He then worked for a major engineering consulting company and was a founding partner of ALL Consulting in Tulsa, Ok.  In the private sector he managed/designed/developed numerous projects dealing with development of data management systems, most notably: the Risk Based Data Management System and FracFocus. Mark also worked on numerous client projects that required Petroleum Engineering, Environmental, and Regulatory support as part of their business specializing in support to the upstream petroleum industry and state regulatory agencies.  Currently at GWPC he is working with several States directly on RBDMS, coordinating SOGRE reviews, providing direct support and direction on FracFocus, and participating in a number of other initiatives GWPC currently has ongoing, including Produced Water Research.