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July 1, 2020

LineStar Taps Former PG&E Facility Integrity Management Leader Troy Rovella as Director of Integrity Management

Houston, TX (July 1, 2020) – LineStar Integrity Services, LLC, aleader in pipeline compliance, technology, and integrity maintenance solutions,has named Troy Rovella as Director of Integrity Management. The ExecutiveLeadership team selected Mr. Rovella to build upon the foundation of theend-to-end pipeline compliance offerings developed by LineStar’s subsidiarydivision, The Compliance Group, and to accelerate the progression of itsintegrity management program.

“Troy was a clear choice given his experience, background,leadership style, and proven track record,” said Louis Krannich, LineStar’s VPof Compliance and Technical Operations. “I am confident that Troy is the rightperson to support the organization’s growth as we partner with our customers toprovide compliance interpretation, technical analysis, and field assessments ina time of increasing integrity management regulatory requirements. We lookforward to Troy’s leadership as we enhance our integrity management offerings.

Mr. Rovella was formerly the Manager of Facility IntegrityManagement and Technical Services for Gas Operations at Pacific Gas andElectric. In this role, Troy built a team of over 100 engineers with a focus onthe reconfirmation of Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure (MAOP) for over 400gas transmission facilities and the development of methods that leverageEngineering Critical Analysis to establish MAOP in compliance with recentchanges in federal code.

“I am excited to join LineStar as we focus on advancing ourapproach with integrated solutions for pipeline safety and compliance. The rollingregulatory landscape for pipelines is complex, and we are well-positioned to offerclients seamless access to our trusted resources throughout the integritymanagement process,” said Rovella. “LineStar is built upon the strength of multipleorganizations that share the cornerstones of safety and service; I am eager to workwith this talented and dedicated team.”


About LineStar

LineStar offersend-to-end compliance, operations, technology, and maintenance services tomidstream operators through its three subsidiary divisions: TheCompliance Group (compliance management and field operations), NuGen Automation(premier SCADA/IT support and third-party control room services) and Tucker(field integrity assessments and maintenance). LineStar’s combination of uniqueservices offers customers access to industry specialists that are collaboratingacross multiple disciplines to deliver quality services more efficiently thancan be accomplished internally or through the orchestration of multiplevendors.

About LineStar

LineStar is an integrated pipeline compliance, technology and integrity maintenance company headquartered in Pasadena, Texas. LineStar’s family of brands include The Compliance Group, NuGen Automation and Tucker Construction, whose services are offered as standalone or integrated solutions. With decades of experience on a national scale, LineStar delivers custom solutions across all areas of compliance.

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