HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) today announced that Chuck Kingswell-Smith, Vice President and Treasurer, will retire in May 2015. Effective Oct. 1, 2014, Sharon Spurlin joined PAA as Vice President and Treasurer and will report to Mr. Kingswell-Smith in his new role as Vice President – Finance until his retirement. Kingswell-Smith has served as Vice President and Treasurer since joining PAA in 2008.
“Chuck has done an outstanding job over the past six years as Treasurer and during the more than 20 years that he has supported the company before that. He will truly be missed both professionally and personally,” said Greg Armstrong, Chairman and CEO, Plains All American. “I am pleased that we have an excellent replacement in Sharon Spurlin, who knows PAA well and will be working side-by-side with Chuck through this transition.”
Spurlin brings more than 25 years of financial experience to PAA, including seven years at PAA from 2002 to 2009 when she led Internal Audit and later became Assistant Treasurer. Most recently, Spurlin had served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for PetroLogistics, L.P. until it was acquired by Flint Hills Resources, LLC in July.
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is a publicly traded master limited partnership that owns and operates midstream energy infrastructure and provides logistics services for crude oil, natural gas liquids ("NGL"), natural gas and refined products. PAA owns an extensive network of pipeline transportation, terminalling, storage and gathering assets in key crude oil and NGL producing basins and transportation corridors and at major market hubs in the United States and Canada. On average, PAA handles over 3.9 million barrels per day of crude oil and NGL on its pipelines. PAA is headquartered in Houston, Texas.