WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Gulf Oil announced the appointment of Chris Paul as the company's General Counsel.
As General Counsel, Mr. Paul will oversee Gulf Oil's legal matters including capital markets, M&A, corporate governance, commercial, contracts, litigation, and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Paul joins Gulf Oil with over 29 years of industry experience. Most recently he served as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of Blueknight Energy Partners, LP. Previous to joining Blueknight Energy, Mr. Paul held positions with McAfee & Taft, Joyce & Paul PLLC, Sun Company, Sun Pipeline, and Sun Refining. In addition, Mr. Paul served as Counsel under the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.
"Chris has a tremendous amount of experience in our sector and will be playing a critical role as General Counsel," stated Jerry Ashcroft, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Oil. "He brings a wealth of industry experience, particularly with regard to the master limited partnership structure and midstream energy sector, which will complement Gulf's continuing growth."
Mr. Paul holds a BA in International Studies and History from Dickinson College and a JD from The College of William and Mary.
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About Gulf Oil
Gulf Oil is a diverse refined products terminaling, storage and logistics business and is a leading distributor of motor fuels in the United States. Gulf owns and operates a network of 17 terminals with over 14 million barrels of refined product storage capacity in the northeastern U.S. As a premier terminaling and logistics platform, Gulf is accessible to the Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast and the New York Harbor supply hubs, which translates into competitive and diverse supply options for customers. More information about Gulf Oil can be found at www.gulfoil.com.
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