Goodpasture Joins Blue Dolphin's Board

Blue Dolphin Energy Company, an independent oil and gas company with operations in the Gulf of Mexico, has appointed John N. Goodpasture to the company's board of directors to fill the board seat vacated by a departing director.

Goodpasture, who currently serves as Vice President of Corporate Development for Texas Eastern Products Pipeline Company, L.L.C., the general partner of TEPPCO Partners, L.P., has more than 35 years of oil and gas experience in pipeline transportation and storage, new business development, acquisitions and divestitures.

Prior to joining Texas Eastern Products Pipeline Company, Goodpasture served as Vice President of Business Development for Enron Transportation Services. He also served in various executive-level positions with Seagull Energy Corporation, including President of Seagull Pipeline & Marketing Company, and in a variety of management positions at Union Carbide Corporation, where he began his career in 1970. Goodpasture also serves as a director of End Hunger Network of Houston. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

Blue Dolphin Energy Company is engaged in the gathering and transportation of natural gas and condensate and production of oil and gas.