May 29, 2012
Oiltanking Partners, L.P.
(NYSE: OILT) announced today that
D. Mark Leland
has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of its general partner. Mr. Leland will serve as an independent director and as a member of both the Audit and Conflicts Committees of the board.
Carlin G. Conner
, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, stated, "We are excited to have Mark join our leadership team. His deep operational and financial experience in the energy industry will further strengthen our board. We look forward to working with Mark to help execute our growth strategy and deliver value to our unitholders."
Mr. Leland served as Executive Vice President of El Paso Corporation and President of El Paso's midstream business unit from
, and as Director of El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. from its formation in 2007 to
. Mr. Leland also previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of El Paso Corporation from
. He served as Executive Vice President of El Paso Exploration & Production Company from
, and as Chief Financial Officer and a director from
. Mr. Leland served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the general partner of GulfTerra Energy Partners, L.P. from
, and as Senior Vice President and Controller from
to January 2003.
is a master limited partnership engaged in independent storage and transportation of crude oil, refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gas. We provide our services to a variety of customers, including major integrated oil companies, distributors, marketers and chemical and petrochemical companies. Our assets are located along the Gulf Coast of the United States. For more information, visit
, Chief Financial Officer
DRG&L / 713-529-6600
SOURCE Oiltanking Partners, L.P.