Andy Young is the director of operations at Pioneer Energy. He oversees all aspects of operating mobile gas processing solutions, including the controls, software, and network layers necessary to provide access to remote machine data. His team conducts 24/7 operations of Pioneer Energy assets from headquarters. He holds a BS in Chemical and Life Science Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University. Young conducted graduate research on membrane separations at the Colorado School of Mines. He then founded a successful consulting company providing new facilities engineering to microbreweries and craft distilleries. He joined Pioneer Energy in 2011 to capitalize on the opportunity to innovate in the domestic energy industry. He has since filed multiple patents for his contributions to advanced gas processing technologies.