People: Buckeye Partners LP (BPL)

BPL on New York Consolidated

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23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Clark Smith

59 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of General Partner

Forrest Wylie

51 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of General Partner

Keith St. Clair

57 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner

Robert Malecky

50 2012 Senior Vice President and President - Domestic Pipelines and Terminals of General Partner

Khalid Muslih

41 2013 Senior Vice President and President - International Pipelines and Terminals of General Partner

Patrick Pelton

39 2014 Principal Accounting Officer; Vice President, Controller of the General Partner

Jeffrey Beason

64 2014 Vice President - Finance and Administration of General Partner

Todd Russo

40 2013 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of General Partner

Frank Sowinski

58 2014 Lead Independent Director of the General Partner

Pieter Bakker

70 2011 Independent Director of General Partner

Barbara Duganier

55 2013 Independent Director of General Partner

C. Scott Hobbs

60 2007 Independent Director of General Partner

Joseph LaSala

59 2010 Independent Director of General Partner

Mark McKinley

57 2007 Independent Director of General Partner

Oliver Richard

61 2009 Independent Director of the General Partner

Martin White

72 2010 Independent Director of General Partner

Biographies

Name Description

Clark Smith

Mr. Clark C. Smith is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye GP LLC, General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Buckeye GP from February 2009 to February 2012. Prior to joining the management team in February 2009, he served on the board of directors of Buckeye GP from October 2007 until February 2009. From June 2004 through June 2007, Mr. Smith served as Managing Director of Engage Investments, L.P., a private company established to provide consulting services to, and to make equity investments in, energy-related businesses. Mr. Smith was Executive Vice President of El Paso Corporation and President of El Paso Merchant Energy Group, a division of El Paso Corporation, from August 2000 until May 2003, and a private investor from May 2003 to June 2004.

Forrest Wylie

Mr. Forrest E. Wylie is no longer Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Buckeye GP LLC, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective August 5, 2014. He served as Chairman of the Board, CEO and a director of Buckeye GP from June 25, 2007 to February 9, 2012. Mr. Wylie also served as a director of the general partner of Buckeye GP Holdings L.P., the former parent company of Buckeye GP ("BGH") from June 25, 2007 until the merger of BGH with us on November 19, 2010 (the "Merger"). Prior to his appointment, he served as Vice Chairman of Pacific Energy Management LLC, an entity affiliated with Pacific Energy Partners, L.P., a refined product and crude oil pipeline and terminal partnership, from March 2005 until Pacific Energy Partners, L.P. merged with Plains All American, L.P. in November 2006. Mr. Wylie was President and CFO of NuCoastal Corporation, a midstream energy company, from May 2002 until February 2005. From November 2006 to June 25, 2007, Mr. Wylie was a private investor. Mr. Wylie serves as a director of the general partner of USA Compression Partners, LP and as a director of Coastal Energy Company, where he is chairman of the reserves committee and is formerly a member of the audit committee. Mr. Wylie previously served on the board of directors of Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc., where he was a member of the compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees. We believe the breadth of Mr. Wylie's experience in the energy industry, through his prior position as the Partnership's CEO and the past employment described above, have given him valuable knowledge about the Partnership's business and the Partnership's industry that make him an asset to our general partner's board of directors. Furthermore, Mr. Wylie's leadership abilities and communication skills make him particularly qualified to be Buckeye GP's Chairman.

Keith St. Clair

Mr. Keith E. St. Clair is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Buckeye GP from November 2008 to January 2012. Prior to his appointment in November 2008, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Magnum Coal Company, one of the coal producers in Central Appalachia, from January 2006 until its sale to Patriot Coal Corporation (“Patriot”) in July 2008, after which he continued as an independent financial consultant to Patriot through October 2008. Mr. St.Clair was Senior Vice President and CFO of Trade-Ranger, Inc. (“Trade-Ranger”), a global business-to-business marketplace for electronic procurement and supply chain management for the oil and gas industry, from March 2002 until its sale in May 2005, after which he continued as an independent financial consultant to Trade-Ranger until January 2006. Mr. St.Clair is a certified public accountant.

Robert Malecky

Mr. Robert A. Malecky is Senior Vice President and President - Domestic Pipelines and Terminals of Buckeye GP LLC, General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. Mr. Malecky was Senior Vice President, Customer Services of Buckeye GP from August 2011 to January 2012. He previously held the position of Vice President, Customer Services of Buckeye GP from February 2010 through August 2011 and held the same position with Services Company since July 2009. From July 2000 to July 2009, Mr. Malecky served as Vice President, Marketing of Services Company.

Khalid Muslih

Mr. Khalid A. Muslih is Senior Vice President and President - International Pipelines and Terminals of Buckeye GP LLC, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He was named Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Planning of Buckeye GP in January 2012. Prior to this he was Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Buckeye GP from August 2011 to January 2012. Mr. Muslih was Vice President, Corporate Development of Buckeye GP from February 2010 until August 2011 and held the Vice President, Corporate Development position with Services Company since June 2007. Mr. Muslih also was the President of Buckeye’s Development & Logistics segment from May 2009 to January 2012. From November 2006 through June 2007, Mr. Muslih was a private investor. Mr. Muslih served as Vice President, Corporate Development of Pacific Energy Management LLC, an entity affiliated with Pacific Energy Partners, L.P., from March 2005 until Pacific Energy Partners, L.P. merged with Plains All American, L.P. in November 2006. Mr. Muslih served as Commercial Officer, Mergers & Acquisitions of NuCoastal Corporation from July 2002 until March 2005.

Patrick Pelton

Mr. Patrick L. Pelton has been appointed Principal Accounting Officer; Vice President, Controller of Buckeye GP, LLC, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective April 7, 2014. Mr. Pelton has been with the Partnership since March 10, 2010. During such time he served as the Assistant Controller — Operations of the General Partner and Division Controller of our former Energy Services segment. Prior to joining the Partnership, Mr. Pelton was Director of Accounting at BG Group from March 2009 until March 2010.

Jeffrey Beason

Mr. Jeffrey I. Beason has been appointed as Vice President - Finance and Administration of Buckeye GP LLC, the general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective April 7, 2014. He is no longer Principal Accounting Officer; Vice President, Controller of Buckeye GP LLC, the general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., effective April 7, 2014. He served as the Vice President and Controller of Services Company since July 2009. From July 2006 to July 2009, Mr. Beason served as Vice President and Corporate Controller and as the Principal Accounting Officer of Service Corporation International, a provider of deathcare products and services. From 1996 to November 2005, Mr. Beason served as Senior Vice President and Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of El Paso Corporation, a natural gas transmission and production company. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Beason served as Senior Vice President, Administration of Mojave Pipeline Operating Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of El Paso Corporation, and, from 1978 to 1993, Mr. Beason served in various accounting and reporting roles at El Paso Corporation. Mr. Beason is a certified public accountant.

Todd Russo

Mr. Todd J. Russo is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., since March 2013. From November 2010 to March 2013, Mr. Russo was Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of Buckeye GP. Mr. Russo served as Associate General Counsel of Services Company from April 2008 to November 2010. Mr. Russo practiced law at Ballard Spahr LLP before joining the Partnership.

Frank Sowinski

Mr. Frank S. Sowinski is Lead Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, the General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He became a director of BGH’s general partner on August 4, 2006 and, effective November 19, 2010 in connection with the merger of BGH with the Company on November 19, 2010 (the “Merger”), resigned from BGH’s general partner’s board and joined the Buckeye GP board. From February 2001 until August 2006, Mr. Sowinski served as director of Buckeye GP. Since January 2006, he has been a Management Affiliate of MidOcean Partners, a private equity investor. From October 2004 to January 2006, Mr. Sowinski was a private investor and prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President of Liz Claiborne, Inc. from January 2004 until October 2004. Mr. Sowinski served as Executive Vice President and CFO of PWC Consulting, a systems integrator company, from May 2002 to October 2002. Mr. Sowinski serves as Vice Chairman of two portfolio companies of MidOcean Partners: Allant Group, a marketing services group, and LegalShield, a specialized legal service products company.

Pieter Bakker

Mr. Pieter Bakker is Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, the general Partner of Buckeye Partners, LP., since May 5, 2011. He had served as President of Vopak North American from 2005 until his retirement in 2009 and before that as President of Vopak Latin America. He started his career in Europe with AKZO Chemicals and Conoco, and after that he spent almost 25 years in Latin America for Chemical Distributor HCI and Vopak. Mr. Bakker was appointed Chairman of Bahamas Oil Refining Company International Limited ("BORCO") in March 2009. Since 2009, Mr. Bakker's principal occupation has been as a private investor. He is also currently the Executive Chairman of First Reserve Tank Terminals Houston.

Barbara Duganier

Ms. Barbara J. Duganier is Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. In the decade prior to joining the Board, Ms. Duganier was a Managing Director at Accenture, a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company, and held various leadership and management positions in Accenture's outsourcing business, including as Global Chief Strategy Officer and as Global Growth and Offering Development Lead, during which time she helped numerous clients in the energy, chemicals, mining, and utilities industries become high performance businesses. A year prior to joining Accenture, she served as an independent consultant to Duke Energy North America. From 1979 to 2002, Ms. Duganier, who is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, worked at Arthur Andersen, where she was an equity partner for twelve years and served as an auditor and financial consultant, as well as in various leadership and management roles, including as Global Chief Financial Officer of Andersen Worldwide. Ms. Duganier also serves as the Chair of the National Board of Directors and Nominating & Governance Committee of Genesys Works, a not-for-profit organization that trains and places at-risk high school students in accounting, IT, and engineering internships in Fortune 500 companies. She is also a former member of the Audit Committee of a private school, and on the Advisory Boards of two not-for-profits that support the arts.

C. Scott Hobbs

Mr. C. Scott Hobbs is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., since October 1, 2007. Since April 2006, he has been the managing member of Energy Capital Advisors, LLC, an energy industry consulting firm. Energy Capital Advisors, LLC provides consulting and advisory services to clients evaluating major projects, acquisitions and divestitures in the energy business. From January 2005 through March 2006, Mr. Hobbs was Executive Chairman and a director of Optigas, Inc., a private midstream gas company, and, from January 2004 through February 2005, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of KFX, Inc. (now Evergreen Energy, Inc.), a public company that developed clean coal technologies. From 1977 to 2001, Mr. Hobbs worked for the Coastal Corporation where his last position was Chief Operating Officer of Colorado Interstate Gas Co. and its Rocky Mountain affiliates. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Louisiana State University and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Hobbs is a director of SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P., where he is a member of the audit committee. Mr. Hobbs previously served as a director of American Oil and Gas Inc. where he served on the audit, compensation and governance committees, and CVR Energy, Inc., where he served on the audit and governance committees. Mr. Hobbs has worked for many years with energy companies across a broad spectrum of sectors.

Joseph LaSala

Mr. Joseph A. LaSala is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, General Partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. Since February 2011, Mr. LaSala became a director of BGH's general partner on July 26, 2007 and, effective November 19, 2010 in connection with the Merger, resigned from BGH's general partner's board and joined the Buckeye GP board. Since February 2011, Mr. LaSala has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Sapient Corporation. From January 2008 through December 2010, he served as Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Discovery Communications, Inc. From July 2001 to January 2008, Mr. LaSala served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Novell, Inc. From April 2001 until July 2007, Mr. LaSala served as director of Buckeye GP.

Mark McKinley

Mr. Mark C. McKinley is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., since October 1, 2007. He has served as Managing Partner of MK Resources, a private oil and gas development company specializing in the recovery and production of crude oil and the development of unconventional resource projects, for the past six years. Mr. McKinley is a director of Merrymac McKinley Foundation and is President and a director of Labrador Oil Company.

Oliver Richard

Mr. Oliver G. Richard III, is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. Prior to that served as a director of the general partner of BGH from April 2008. He is currently Chairman of Cleanfuel USA, an alternative vehicular fuel company, and, for the past five years, he has been the owner and president of Empire of the Seed LLC, a private consulting firm in the energy and management industries, as well as the private investments industry. Mr. Richard served as Chairman, President and CEO of Columbia Energy Group ("Columbia Energy") from April 1995 until Columbia Energy was acquired by NiSource Inc. in November 2000. Mr. Richard was appointed by President Reagan and confirmed by the United States Senate to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC"), serving from 1982 to 1985. Mr. Richard serves as a director of the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P., where he is a member of the audit and the conflicts committees, and American Electric Power Company, Inc., where he is a member of the human resources, nuclear, and policy committees.

Martin White

Mr. Martin A. White is an Independent Director of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P. He became a director of BGH's general partner on April 30, 2009 and, effective November 19, 2010 in connection with the Merger, resigned from BGH's general partner's board and joined the Buckeye GP board. Since August 2006, Mr. White has been a private investor. Prior thereto, Mr. White was employed for 15 years by MDU Resources Group, Inc. ("MDU"), a company which operates in three core lines of business—energy, utility resources and construction materials—and that is publicly traded on the NYSE. From August 1997 until his retirement in August 2006, Mr. White served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MDU. Mr. White was also the Chairman of the board of directors of MDU from February 2001 until his retirement. Mr. White was an employee of Montana Power Company from 1966 until 1991, with his last position being President and Chief Executive Officer of Entech, Inc., a non-utility subsidiary of Montana Power Company involved in the oil and natural gas industry, coal mining, real estate and technical communications between electric generating facilities. Mr. White also serves as a director of Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. and was a director of First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. from 2005 to 2011.

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