Enterprise Names Senior VP, Crude Oil & Offshore
Enterprise Products Partners announced that Mark A. Hurley has been named senior vice president of the partnership's Crude Oil & Offshore business unit and will officially assume his new duties March 1, 2010. In his new role, Mr. Hurley will be responsible for all commercial aspects of Enterprise's extensive network of onshore and offshore crude oil transportation and storage assets, as well as the partnership's offshore crude oil and natural gas pipelines. Enterprise's onshore and offshore crude oil assets are comprised of approximately 5,300 miles of pipelines and about 14 million barrels of storage capacity. Its offshore natural gas system includes approximately 1,500 miles of pipelines.
From 2005 through 2009, Mr. Hurley served as president of Shell Pipeline Company. In that role he has been responsible for profitability, operations strategy, business development and capital project development. A career Shell employee, he has held numerous key leadership positions in refinery and lubricant plant operations, marketing sales, product supply and trading, with both domestic and global responsibilities, during his 29-year tenure.
Mr. Hurley will be reporting to Enterprise Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer A.J. "Jim" Teague, who commented, "We are extremely pleased to have Mark as part of our team. His understanding of all aspects of the crude business and his breadth of knowledge in natural gas, natural gas liquids and refined products will be invaluable to our strategic growth initiatives, particularly those in the crude oil segment as we look to capitalize on new opportunities created by recently acquired assets."
Mr. Hurley is a graduate of North Carolina State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering.