President and CEO of Buckeye GP is Speaker for First DLS of Spring 2014
The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, which would transport product from Canada and the northern United States primarily to Texas Gulf Coast refineries, has ignited environmental and political debate since its proposal almost a decade ago.
A speaker will discuss the project and the issues surrounding it during the first Distinguished Leaders Series of the year on Feb. 18. Buckeye GP President and CEO Clark C. Smith will share his insights on “Midstream and the Keystone Pipeline.”
Presented by AGL Resources and their Houston-based companies, the DLS serves as an opportunity for exploring topical issues in business, with an emphasis on the energy industry.
A reception will be held in Cemo Hall at 5 p.m. before the 6 p.m. discussion. Click here to RSVP.
Clark C. Smith
President and CEO
Clark C. Smith, was named president and chief executive officer of Buckeye GP in February 2012. He served as president and chief operating officer of Buckeye GP from February 2009 to February 2012.
Prior to joining the management team in February 2009, he served on the board of directors of Buckeye GP from October 2007 until February 2009. From June 2004 through June 2007, Smith served as managing director of Engage Investments, L.P., a private company established to provide consulting services to, and to make equity investments in, energy-related businesses. Smith was executive vice president of El Paso Corporation and president of El Paso Merchant Energy Group, a division of El Paso Corporation, from August 2000 until May 2003, and a private investor from May 2003 to June 2004.
Buckeye Partners, L.P. is a publicly-traded master limited partnership (NYSE: BPL) that provides mid-stream energy logistics services. Buckeye owns and operates one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline networks providing refiners, wholesalers, marketers, airlines, railroads and other commercial end-users with dependable, all-weather transportation of refined petroleum products.
By Ann Lynd