James has 32 years of experience with diversified energy companies involved in air permitting and pipeline regulatory compliance for natural gas gathering, E&P, gas processing, gas transmission and storage, electric utility distribution, power generation and energy management/conservation; 24 of which are in the environmental sector. James has gained technical expertise in environmental compliance and continually demonstrates his ability to work with various state and federal regulatory agencies including PA, OH, WV, CO, TX, WY, KS, OK, IL, IN, VA, FL, GA, and SC. He has worked as Director of EHS, a Project Manager, Design Coordinator and Environmental Consultant to other industries, including chemical production, automobile production, textile manufacturing, and military complexes.
James joined KAHUNA Ventures in October 2008 after working for Dominion Resources where he managed regulatory compliance for various natural gas processing, treating and gas gathering projects, as well as gas-fired simple cycle and combined cycle power plants. James develops and consults with KAHUNA’s sister companies – KAHUNA Operating, LLC and Stonehenge LLC, who design, build, own and operate natural gas facilities, regarding their compliance needs. James has designed and managed environmental compliance for all types of energy sites during the planning, construction and operating phases. In addition, James coordinated with safety specialists for safety programs. He has performed technical and project management duties for plant siting and construction, permitting and compliance for multiple companies.