HOUSTON--()--Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) today announced the board of directors of its general partner has elected Robbie L. Leffel Senior Vice President in charge of the partnership’s crude oil business unit. In that role, he will lead the asset management, supply and marketing functions associated with Enterprise’s onshore crude oil assets. Enterprise’s integrated midstream network is comprised of more than 5,200 miles of crude oil pipelines and storage terminals that feature nearly 12 million barrels of net capacity, including facilities at Cushing, Oklahoma and Midland, Texas. Leffel, who has more than 25 years of crude oil supply and marketing experience, joined Enterprise in 2010 as Vice President, Crude Oil Marketing.
“His contributions will provide support and direction for our growing crude oil business which continues to capitalize on the changing domestic energy flow patterns and the demand for reliable midstream infrastructure.”
“Consistent with our philosophy of promoting from within, Robbie offers a wealth of industry experience and a solid record of achievement and we’re confident that he will continue the Enterprise tradition of strong leadership,” said A.J. “Jim” Teague Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise’s general partner. “His contributions will provide support and direction for our growing crude oil business which continues to capitalize on the changing domestic energy flow patterns and the demand for reliable midstream infrastructure.”
Reporting to Leffel is Brent B. Secrest who has been promoted to Vice President, Onshore Crude Oil Pipelines & Terminals with oversight of commercial activities associated with Enterprise’s onshore crude oil pipelines and terminals. Since joining Enterprise in 2006, Secrest has held various responsibilities related to commercial, marketing and supply activities.
William S. “Bill” Goloway, who has been promoted to Vice President, Offshore Pipelines, is now in charge of Enterprise’s crude oil and natural gas pipelines in the Gulf of Mexico. With nearly 20 years of executive and managerial experience in the energy sector, Goloway joined Enterprise in 2005 and most recently served as Senior Director, Gas Processing for the Louisiana Gulf Coast Region.
Leffel and Goloway both report to William “Bill” Ordemann, Group Senior Vice President, Unregulated Liquids, Crude Oil & Natural Gas Services.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,700 miles of onshore and offshore pipelines; 190 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, petrochemicals, refined products and crude oil; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity. Services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage, and import and export terminals; crude oil and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; offshore production platforms; petrochemical transportation and services; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems and in the Gulf of Mexico.
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