HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) and Plains GP Holdings (NYSE: PAGP) today announced changes to PAA’s senior management team in connection with its long-term succession plans.
Effective May 1, 2018, Jeremy Goebel, currently Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning and Acquisitions, will take on the new role of Sr. Group Vice President, Commercial. Mr. Goebel will report directly to Harry Pefanis, President and Chief Commercial Officer, and will ultimately assume increasing responsibilities with respect to Plains’ commercial activities. Also effective May 1, 2018, Chris R. Chandler will join Plains All American as Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning and Acquisitions.
“We are excited for Jeremy to assume additional commercial responsibilities within the Partnership and for Chris to join Plains,” stated Willie Chiang, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. “These appointments are part of our succession planning process designed to broaden and deepen our leadership team. Jeremy has played a critical role in strategic planning, fundamental and commercial analysis, acquisitions and divestitures, and developing strategic customer relationships. We are excited for Jeremy to be able to increase his focus and responsibility in our commercial activities. Chris will complement our team with demonstrated leadership, operations, commercial and strategic experience within the midstream and downstream sectors. Chris, Jeremy, Harry and I will all be working closely to ensure a smooth transition over the next several months.”
Mr. Goebel has been with Plains All American for five years in roles of increasing responsibility, from Managing Director, Mergers, Acquisitions and Business Development to his most recent role as Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning and Acquisitions. Previously, Jeremy worked in the corporate finance advisory practice at Simmons and Company, as a Director of Operations for Authentix, and in engineering and business management within Chevron’s downstream operations. Mr. Goebel has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Louisiana State University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Chandler has over 20 years of energy industry experience with Phillips 66, where he served most recently as general manager of Corporate Strategy. Previously, Chris served as general manager, Midstream Commercial and Business Development; general manager, Natural Gas Liquids; refinery manager of the Los Angeles Refinery; refinery manager of the Alliance Refinery near New Orleans, Louisiana and manager of competitive analysis in Houston. Mr. Chandler began his career working in roles of increasing responsibility within refinery operations. Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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, NGLs and natural gas. 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 more than 5 million barrels per day of crude oil and NGL in its Transportation segment. PAA is headquartered in Houston, Texas. More information is available at www.plainsallamerican.com.
Plains GP Holdings is a publicly traded entity that owns an indirect, non-economic controlling general partner interest in PAA and an indirect limited partner interest in PAA, one of the largest energy infrastructure and logistics companies in North America. PAGP is headquartered in Houston, Texas. More information is available at www.plainsallamerican.com.