company overview

Pipeline Project Services, PPS Business Intelligence and PPS Land are a group of professional consulting firms with joint ownership dedicated to providing quality services to the energy industry with a strong focus on Oil and Gas. Utilizing some of the most highly trained and experienced team professionals in the nation, we are easily able to distinguish ourselves from our competition. Our dedication to excellence and total safety is reflected in every stage of our projects regardless of whether we are working as sole service providers or as a part of a project team. Quality and Integrity are reflected in every aspect of our work from start to finish. (edited)


Meet The Team

Mike Bailey


Mike Bailey is a recognized leader in the Oil and Gas Industry. For more than 24 years, Mike’s been working in the pipeline industry, always going the distance to keep his clients happy with projects that are completed on time and on budget. He’s acted as operations manager and has been the project director and project manager for major projects throughout the United States.
Thanks to his long history in the oil and gas industry, Mike knows what it takes to successfully complete a project from inception to commissioning. He is knowledgeable of FERC regulations as it relates to environmental, right of way, route analysis and variance, and construction activities. Mike has also managed thousands of miles of gathering systems in most of the major shale plays.

Mark Robinson

Sr. Vice President/CFO

Mark Robinson has more than 30 years of successful experience in the engineering and construction industry. He has extensive experience with route selection, survey, engineering design and right of way coordination for trunk lines, lateral lines, and liquids pipelines. Mark is also experienced with gathering systems, compressor stations, interconnect projects, and facilities.
Mark has held roles as a Project and Engineering Manager for numerous pipeline projects. Additionally, Mark has also worked as Controls Manager for several large diameter cross country projects where he was responsible for project financial and schedule control, while coordinating project cost evaluation of procurement and construction contracts. As a senior manager, Mark understands all aspects of large and small pipeline projects and can provide valuable expertise in management oversite, route evaluation, constructability and inspection as well as environmental remediation, survey and drafting requirements.

Laz Machen

Sr. Vice President/COO

Laz Machen is a Louisiana Licensed Professional Surveyor with over 35 years of project coordination and management, project surveying and drafting experience. This experience includes preliminary and as-built survey, drafting and project management of pipelines, meter and regulation stations, cogeneration plants, property surveys and compressor stations using Total Stations, Hewlett Packard 48 to TSC Data collectors and GPS Receivers. Laz is thoroughly familiar with the software utilized within the industry including AutoCAD 9 through 2015, Civil 3D, Soft Desk 8, LDD Civil, Eagle Point and Arc GIS.
Through Laz’s years of successful experience in the industry, he has developed a network of qualified Professional Land Surveyors and field survey personnel that gives PPS the ability to execute work across the United States and to staff and mobilize projects quickly.