Vertex Energy, Inc. to Present at the Stifel 2017 Industrials Conference Scheduled on June 15, 2017 at 12:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Conference will be on June 15, 2017, at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel

HOUSTON--()--Vertex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:VTNR), a refiner and marketer of high-quality specialty hydrocarbon products, announced today that its Chairman and CEO, Benjamin P. Cowart, will present at the Stifel 2017 Industrials Conference on June 15, 2017.

The presentation is currently slated to run from 12:40-1:10 PM in Hubbard 1 at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel, located in New York, New York.

The presentation will be posted in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.vertexenergy.com

ABOUT VERTEX ENERGY, INC.

Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR) is a specialty refiner and marketer of high-quality hydrocarbon products. Our business divisions include aggregation and transportation of refinery feedstocks such as used motor oil and other petroleum and chemical co-products to produce and commercialize a broad range of high purity intermediate and finished products such as fuel oils, marine grade distillates and high purity base oils used for lubrication. Vertex operates on a regional model with strategic hubs located in key geographic areas in the United States. With its headquarters in Houston, Texas, Vertex Energy's processing operations are located in Houston and Port Arthur (TX), Marrero (LA), and Columbus (OH). For more information on Vertex Energy please contact Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.'s investor relations representative Marlon Nurse, D.M. at 212-564-4700 or visit our website at www.vertexenergy.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contacts

Vertex Energy, Inc.
Marlon Nurse, D.M., 212-564-4700
Senior Vice President

Contacts

Vertex Energy, Inc.
Marlon Nurse, D.M., 212-564-4700
Senior Vice President