Board of Directors

Bryan F. Bulawa – Chairman of the Board
Brian F. Bulawa was appointed as the Chairman of the board of directors of our general partner on October 1, 2014 in connection with the purchase by Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. (“Enterprise”) of our general partner.  He has served as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Enterprise’s general partner since October 2009.  He previously served as the Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of the general partner of Duncan Energy Partners L.P. from April 2010 until September 2011 and as a director of Duncan Energy Partners L.P.’s general partner from February 2011 to September 2011.  He also served as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the general partner of Enterprise GP Holdings L.P. from October 2009 to November 2010, as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Duncan Energy Partners L.P.’s general partner from October 2009 to April 2010, and as Vice President and Treasurer of Enterprise’s general partner from July 2007 to October 2009.  Prior to joining Enterprise, Mr. Bulawa spent 13 years at Scotia Capital, where he last served as director of the firm’s U.S. Energy Corporate Finance and Distribution group.

William Ordemann – Director
Willaim Ordemann was appointed to the board of directors of our general partner on October 1, 2014 in connection with the purchase by Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. (“Enterprise”) of our general partner.  He has served as a Group Senior Vice President of Enterprise’s general partner since April 2012 and is responsible for Enterprise’s onshore and offshore natural gas and crude oil pipelines, natural gas processing and storage assets, as well as NGL fractionation and storage facilities.  He previously served as Executive Vice President of the general partner of Enterprise GP Holdings L.P. from August 2007 to November 2010 and as Executive Vice President of Enterprise’s general partner from November 2010 to April 2012.  He also served as Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise’s general partner from August 2007 until September 2010 and as its Executive Vice President from August 2007 to November 2010.  He was also elected an Executive Vice President of Duncan Energy Partners L.P.’s general partner in August 2007 and served in such role until September 2011.  He previously served as a Senior Vice President of Enterprise’s general partner from September 2001 to August 2007 and as a Vice President from October 1999 to September 2001.  Prior to joining Enterprise, Mr. Ordemann was a Vice President of Shell Midstream Enterprises, LLC from January 1997 to February 1998, and Vice President of Tejas Natural Gas Liquids, LLC from February 1998 to September 1999.

Robert D. Sanders – Director
Robert D. Sanders was appointed to the board of directors of our general partner on October 1, 2014 in connection with the purchase by Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. (“Enterprise”) of our general partner.  He has served as Vice President of Asset Optimization of Enterprise’s general partner since June 2011. Mr. Sanders previously served Enterprise in several capacities, including as Director of Asset Optimization from September 2006 to June 2011, Director of NGL Pipelines from December 2005 to September 2006 and Director of International Business from November 2004 to December 2005.  Mr. Sanders has been in the midstream oil and gas business for 35 years. Prior to joining Enterprise in 1979, he worked for the Texas Railroad Commission as an investigative auditor from 1976 to 1979.

Michael C. Smith – Director
Michael C. Smith was appointed to the board of directors of our general partner on October 1, 2014 in connection with the purchase by Enterprise Products Partners, L.P. (“Enterprise”) of our general partner.  He has served as a Group Senior Vice President of Enterprise’s general partner since January 2014 and is responsible for Enterprise's regulated businesses. He previously served Enterprise as Senior Vice President, Unregulated NGL Business from April 2012 to January 2014, as Vice President, Western Gas Gathering & Processing from January 2010 to April 2012, as Vice President, Rocky Mountain Gathering from January 2009 to December 2009, as Director, Rocky Mountains, January 2006 to January 2009, and as Director, Commercial Development from October 2002 to December 2005. Prior to joining Enterprise, Mr. Smith served in marketing, engineering, and project management roles with Mapco Inc. and The Williams Companies.

Gregory C. King - Director
Mr. King was appointed to serve as a member of the board of directors of our general partner in connection with our IPO.  Mr. King also serves as the chairman of the Conflicts Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee of the board of directors of our general partner.  Mr. King previously served as President of Valero Energy Corporation from January 2003 to December 2007.  Mr. King served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Valero Energy from September 2001 until December 2002, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2001 until September 2001.  Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Valero Energy from 1999 to January 2001.  He became Vice President and General Counsel of Valero Energy in 1997, and prior to that was a Partner in the Houston-based law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani.  From January 1, 2002 until July 2006, Mr. King served as director of the general partner of Valero L.P. (currently known as NuStar Energy L.P.).  Mr. King has served on the board of directors of the general partner of QEP Midstream Partners, LP since November 2013.  The board of directors has determined that Mr. King is “independent” under applicable NYSE rules and qualifies as an “Audit Committee Financial Expert.”  Mr. King brings demonstrated industry knowledge, derived from over 25 years of energy industry experience, and communications, team-building and leadership skills to the board of directors of our general partner.

D. Mark Leland - Director
Mr. Leland was appointed to serve as a member of the board of directors of our general partner in May 2012.  Mr. Leland also serves as a member of both the Audit and Conflicts Committees of the board of directors of our general partner.  On February 19, 2014, Mr. Leland was appointed to serve as the chair of the Audit Committee of the board of directors of our general partner.  Mr. Leland served as Executive Vice President of El Paso Corporation and President of El Paso’s midstream business unit from October 2009 to May 2012, and as Director of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. from its formation in 2007 to May 2012.  Mr. Leland also previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of El Paso Corporation from August 2005 to November 2009.  He served as Executive Vice President of El Paso Exploration & Production Company from January 2004 to August 2005, and as Chief Financial Officer and a director from April 2004 to August 2005.  Mr. Leland served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the general partner of GulfTerra Energy Partners, L.P. from January 2003 to December 2003, and as Senior Vice President and Controller from July 2000 to January 2003.  Mr. Leland has served on the board of directors of KiOR, Inc. since May 2013.  The board of directors has determined that Mr. Leland is “independent” under applicable NYSE rules and qualifies as an “Audit Committee Financial Expert.”  Mr. Leland brings extensive operational and financial experience in the midstream energy industry to the board of directors of our general partner.

Thomas M. Hart III - Director
Thomas M. Hart III was appointed to serve as a member of the board of directors of our general partner in February 2014.   Mr. Hart serves as a member of both the Audit and Conflicts Committees of the board of directors of our general partner.  Mr. Hart is Chief Executive Officer of Jonah Energy LLC, a privately held acquisition-focused oil and natural gas production company.  Mr. Hart has held this position since May 2014. From September 2011 to May 2014, Mr. Hart was President of Maverick American Natural Gas, LLC, the predecessor of Jonah Energy.  From August 2010 to September 2011, he was engaged in the process of organizing, financing and launching Maverick American Natural Gas.  Prior to that, Mr. Hart served as an officer of El Paso Corporation and its subsidiaries in various capacities beginning in January 2001.  Mr. Hart served as Senior Vice President of Commercial Development for El Paso’s midstream business unit from November 2009 to July 2010, as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Law for El Paso Exploration and Production Company from January 2005 to November 2009, as Vice President of Corporate Development for El Paso Corporation from September 2002 to January 2005, and as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions from January 2001 to September 2002.  Mr. Hart began his career as an attorney in the corporate and securities group of Andrews & Kurth, LLP, a Houston-based law firm.  The board of directors has determined that Mr. Hart is “independent” under applicable NYSE rules.  Mr. Hart brings extensive management, financial and transaction experience in the upstream and midstream segments of the energy industry to the board of directors of our general partner.

 

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