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Buckeye Partners LP (BPL)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Clark Smith

61 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of General Partner

Joseph Sauger

54 2014 General Partner, Senior Vice President - Engineering and Compliance Services

Keith St. Clair

59 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner

Todd Russo

42 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of General Partner

Mark Esselman

59 2012 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

William Hollis

53 2014 Senior Vice President of the General Partner

Robert Malecky

52 2012 Senior Vice President and President - Domestic Pipelines and Terminals of General Partner

Khalid Muslih

44 2014 Senior Vice President of General Partner

Patrick Pelton

41 2014 Principal Accounting Officer; Vice President, Controller of the General Partner

Frank Sowinski

60 2014 Lead Independent Director of General Partner

Pieter Bakker

72 2011 Independent Director of General Partner

Barbara Baumann

61 2014 Independent Director of General Partner

Barbara Duganier

58 2013 Independent Director of General Partner

Joseph LaSala

61 2010 Independent Director of General Partner

Mark McKinley

60 2007 Independent Director of General Partner

Donald Niemiec

69 2014 Independent Director of General Partner

Larry Payne

69 2014 Independent Director of General Partner

Oliver Richard

64 2009 Independent Director of General Partner

Martin White

74 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 the Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye GP from February 2012 to August 2014 and 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. Mr. Smith's extensive experience in the energy sector, including his prior officer and director positions with Buckeye, and his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Buckeye, have given him valuable knowledge about the Partnership's business and industry, qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors, and make him an asset to the board.

Joseph Sauger

Mr. Joseph M. Sauger is General Partner, Senior Vice President - Engineering and Compliance Services of the Company. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Engineering & Construction Services of Services Company from February 2013 to June 2014, Vice President, Engineering & Construction Services of Services Company from January 2012 to February 2013, and Vice President, Technical Services of Services Company from July 2009 to January 2012. Mr. Sauger joined the Partnership in June 2006.

Keith St. Clair

Mr. Keith E. St. Clair is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner of the Company. He was named Executive Vice President and CFO of Buckeye GP in January 2012. He served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Buckeye GP from November 2008 to January 2012.

Todd Russo

Mr. Todd J. Russo is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of General Partner of the Company. Prior to this, Mr. Russo was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Buckeye GP from March 2013 to July 2014. 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.

Mark Esselman

Mr. Mark S. Esselman is Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of the Company. He previously held the position of Vice President of Human Resources of Buckeye Pipe Line Services Company ("Services Company") from May 2011 through January 2012. Mr. Esselman was the Vice President of Human Resources for Fleetpride, Inc. from 2008 until joining Buckeye in May 2011.

William Hollis

Mr. William J. Hollis is Senior Vice President of General Partner of the Company. Prior to joining the Partnership in July 2014, Mr. Hollis served BP and its affiliates in a wide variety of management and executive roles from 1984 to June 2014, during which he has gained extensive experience in asset optimization, crude and refined products supply, logistics and trading. From August 2007 to January 2010, Mr. Hollis served as the Vice President of Marketing Supply for BP's U.S. operations, and was responsible for managing all of BP's refined products supply activities in the U.S. From January 2010 to June 2014, Mr. Hollis was the Vice President—Crude and Products Supply for the BP East of Rockies region, during which time he was responsible for all crude and refined products supply activities in that region.

Robert Malecky

Mr. Robert A. Malecky is Senior Vice President and President - Domestic Pipelines and Terminals of General Partner of the Company. 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. Mr. Malecky commenced his employment with Buckeye in 1988

Khalid Muslih

Mr. Khalid A. Muslih is Senior Vice President of General Partner of the Company. He was named Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, Global Marine Terminals in February 2014. Prior to this, Mr. Muslih was Senior Vice President of Buckeye GP and President, International Pipelines and Terminals, from June 2013 to February 2014, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Planning of Buckeye GP from January 2012 to June 2013, and 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.

Patrick Pelton

Mr. Patrick L. Pelton is Principal Accounting Officer; Vice President, Controller of the General Partner of the Company. Mr. Pelton joined the Partnership in March 2010. He served as the Assistant Controller—Operations of Services Company from July 2012 to April 2014 and Division Controller of our former Energy Services segment from March 2010 to July 2012. Prior to joining the Partnership, Mr. Pelton was Director of Accounting at BG Group from March 2009 until March 2010.

Frank Sowinski

Mr. Frank S. Sowinski is Lead Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. He became a director of BGH's general partner on August 4, 2006 and, in connection with the merger of BGH with us 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 also serves as Vice Chairman of a portfolio company of MidOcean Partners, LegalShield, a specialized legal service products company. Mr. Sowinski joined the Board of CDK Global Inc. (NASDAQ: CDK) in October 2014 and chairs the audit committee and is a member of the nominating & corporate governance committee. The operational and business skills Mr. Sowinski developed through his past experience in information services, consulting and retail apparel make him an important voice as an independent director on our general partner's board of directors.

Pieter Bakker

Mr. Pieter Bakker is an Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. He had served as President of Vopak North America 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 (now Buckeye Bahamas Hub Limited) 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. Mr. Bakker has more than 50 years of experience in the tank storage business, and his breadth of experience and knowledge of the marine terminal industry uniquely qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

Barbara Baumann

Ms. Barbara M. Baumann is an Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. Ms. Baumann is currently President of Cross Creek Energy Corporation, an energy advisory firm with investments in domestic oil and natural gas. Previously, Ms. Baumann served in various areas of finance and operations during an 18-year career with Amoco (later BP Amoco). These roles included Chief Financial Officer of Ecova Corp., a wholly owned environmental-remediation unit of Amoco, and Vice President of Amoco's San Juan Basin business unit. Ms. Baumann is a veteran of numerous public and private company boards and currently serves on the board of Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN), where she is a member of the audit and governance committees. In addition, Ms. Baumann serves as an independent trustee for the Putnam Mutual Funds, and as a board member of Hat Creek Energy LLC, a privately held energy company. Ms. Baumann is a member of the board of The Denver Foundation, is Chair of the Board of Trustees of Mount Holyoke College, and serves on the finance committee of Children's Hospital of Colorado. The financial and industry expertise Ms. Baumann developed over her career, coupled with the breadth of her experience serving on public and private company boards, makes her a strong and valued member of our general partner's board of directors.

Barbara Duganier

Ms. Barbara J. Duganier is an Independent Director of General Partner the Company. 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 is currently a director and member of the audit committee of MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC) and, on April 28, 2016, will become the chair of MRC's audit committee as well as a member of the governance committee. Ms. Duganier is also a member of the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Texas TriCities Chapter and the Chair of the 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 primarily Fortune 500 companies. Ms. Duganier is a former director and member of the enterprise and risk oversight and compensation committees of HCC Insurance Holdings, which was sold in 2015 to Tokio Marine Holdings. Ms. Duganier's board experience, training and extensive experience as a Certified Public Accountant

Joseph LaSala

Mr. Joseph A. LaSala is an Independent Director General Partner of the Company. 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. From April 2001 until July 2007, Mr. LaSala served as director of Buckeye GP. Since April 1, 2015, Mr. LaSala has served as General Counsel of Publicis Groupe. From February 2011 through February 2015, Mr. LaSala served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Sapient Corporation, which was acquired by Publicis Groupe in February 2015. 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. Mr. LaSala's breadth of experience serving as general counsel to public companies has given him valuable knowledge and insights with respect to SEC reporting, establishing and maintaining internal controls and implementing appropriate corporate governance practices. Coupled with Mr. LaSala's past experience in the energy industry, these attributes uniquely qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

Mark McKinley

Mr. Mark C. McKinley is an Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. 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, since 2004. Mr. McKinley is a director of the Merrymac McKinley Foundation and the Tip of the Spear Foundation. He is also president and a director of Labrador Oil Company, a private oil and gas exploration and development firm. Mr. McKinley joined the board of directors of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) in February 2015 and serves on the audit committee. The operational and business skills Mr. McKinley developed through his experience in oil and gas development make him an important voice as an independent director on our general partner's board of directors.

Donald Niemiec

Mr. Donald W. Niemiec is an Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Niemiec is currently President of WR Energy, LLC, a strategic consulting company for the oil and gas industry. Mr. Niemiec previously served on the board of directors of Cano Petroleum. Mr. Niemiec spent 18 years with Union Pacific Resources Group, Inc., where he worked in various positions, including Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Development, and President of Union Pacific Fuels, Inc., which merged with Anadarko Petroleum in 2000. Mr. Niemiec began his career at Exxon Company, USA. The breadth of Mr. Niemiec's experience in the oil and gas industry and the operational expertise he developed over his career makes him a valuable and highly-qualified member of our general partner's board of directors.

Larry Payne

Mr. Larry C. Payne is Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. He became a director of Buckeye GP on September 29, 2014. Mr. Payne is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of LESA & Associates, LLC, a midstream energy consulting company. Previously, Mr. Payne has served as Interim President of Magnum NGLs, LLC, a private company engaged in natural gas liquids storage, President and Chief Operating Officer of Lansing NGL Services Natural Gas Liquids Division, a division of Lansing Trade Group, LLC, a commodities trading company and President and Chief Operating Officer of SemStream, LP, a midstream energy company engaged in natural gas liquids supply and marketing. In addition, during his career, Mr. Payne has served in senior management positions at Williams Companies, Texaco, and Ferrellgas. Mr. Payne currently is a member of the board of Unit Corporation (NYSE: UNT), where he is a member of the audit and nominating & governance committees. Mr. Payne currently serves on the board of directors for the following non-profit organizations: the Wayman Tisdale Foundation and the Board of Trustees for the Metropolitan Baptist Church. The leadership skills and industry expertise Mr. Payne developed over his long career in the energy sector make him a respected and important independent voice on our general partner's board of directors.

Oliver Richard

Mr. Oliver G. Richard III, is an Independent Director of General Partner the Company. prior to that served as a director of the general partner of Buckeye GP Holdings L.P., the former parent company of Buckeye GP ("BGH") from April 2008. He is currently Chairman of Cleanfuel USA, an alternative vehicular fuel company, and 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. (NYSE MKT: CQP), where he is a member of the audit and the conflicts committees, and American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE: AEP), where he is a member of the human resources and policy committees, as well as the chairman of the nuclear oversight committee. Mr. Richard's breadth of experience in the energy sector, including being the chairman, president and CEO of a Fortune 500 company and commissioner of the FERC, have given him business, leadership and communication skills that make him exceptionally well-qualified to serve on our general partner's board of directors.

Martin White

Mr. Martin A. White is an Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. 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"), an NYSE-listed company, which operates in three core lines of business—energy, utility resources and construction materials. 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. (NYSE: PCL) and was a director of First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIBK) from 2005 to 2011. Mr. White's breadth of experience in the energy sector, including being the chairman, president and chief executive officer of a Fortune 500 company, have given him business, leadership and communication skills that more than qualify him to serve on our general partner's board of directors.