Michael has worked in engineering and construction sectors for the past twenty five years with a focus on the design and construction of power generation and energy storage projects in the oil and gas sector. He has worked on strategic pursuits and projects in North America, Europe and Asia with a specific concentration on hard rock and salt hydrocarbon storage caverns that support the petrochemical industry. His team at Lane Power & Energy Solutions have been involved in the design and delivery of all major hard rock cavern projects over the past 10 years which include (2) in China, (5) in Singapore and (2) in the United States. Throughout his 25 years, he has assumed several executive management roles including strategic planning, business development, financial management and reporting, project evaluation/development and project design and construction delivery; particularly at-risk EPC projects. Michael has worked on various types of power generation projects including waste to energy, natural gas turbine, biomass, compressed air energy storage and geothermal.
An influential thought leader on oil and gas strategic storage issues, Michael is active in the Business Executives for National Security (BENS), the Atlantic Council, and the Solution Mining Research Institute (SMRI). Michael earned a degree in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University and graduated from the Wharton Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is married and lives with his wife and two sons outside of Philadelphia, PA.