T. Jeffrey Layne

Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining Meritage Midstream, Jeff Layne most recently served as Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Kingfisher Midstream. He has more than 25 years of oil and gas experience with a focus on engineering, major projects and operations. Jeff’s areas of expertise include natural gas production, processing, gathering, transportation and distribution.

In addition to his position at Kingfisher, he also served as National Vice President of Oil and Gas for Kleinfelder Engineering & Consulting; Chief Operating Officer, Oil and Gas for E2 Engineering & Consulting. He also held long-tenured positions of increasing responsibility at Kinder Morgan CO2 and Atmos Energy. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Tennessee Technological University and Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Nashville School of Law. He is a licensed attorney and a member of the American Bar Association. He is also an active member of various industry, conservation and philanthropic organizations.