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Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR)

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Vertex Energy, Inc.
1331 Gemini Street
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77058
United States - Map
Phone: 866-660-8156

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:Waste Management
Full Time Employees:154

Business Summary 

Vertex Energy, Inc., an environmental services company, provides various services designed to aggregate, process, and recycle industrial and commercial waste streams, as well as off-specification commercial chemical products. It operates in three divisions: Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery. The Black Oil division collects and purchases used motor oil directly from third-party generators; aggregates used motor oil from a network of local and regional collectors; and sells used motor oil to customers for use as a feedstock or replacement fuel for industrial burners. The Refining and Marketing division gathers hydrocarbon streams in the form of petroleum distillates, transmix, and other chemical products that are purchased from pipeline operators, refineries, chemical processing facilities, and third-party providers; and sells end products, such as gasoline blendstock, pygas, and fuel oil cutter stock to oil companies or to petroleum trading and blending companies. The Recovery division generates solutions for the recovery and management of hydrocarbon streams; and provides dismantling, demolition, decommissioning, investment recovery, and marine salvage services at industrial facilities. The company offers its services in 13 states, primarily in the Gulf Coast and Central Midwest regions of the United States. Vertex Energy, Inc. is based in Houston, Texas.

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Corporate Governance 
Vertex Energy, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Benjamin P. Cowart , 45
Founder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Christopher Carlson , 41
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Sec.
Mr. Greg Wallace ,
VP of Refining and Marketing
Mr. Matthew Lieb , 42
VP of Specialty Projects
Mr. John Strickland ,
Mang. of Supply
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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