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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
    Website: http://www.vertexenergy.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:Waste Management
    Full Time Employees:225

    Business Summary 

    Vertex Energy, Inc., an environmental services company, provides a range of services designed to aggregate, process, and recycle industrial waste streams and 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 15 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 Jul 1, 2015 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 9.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Benjamin P. Cowart , 47
    Founder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Mr. Christopher Carlson , 43
    Chief Financial Officer and Sec.
    Mr. Matthew Lieb , 44
    VP of Specialty Projects
    Mr. John Noel Strickland , 62
    Chief Operating Officer
    Mr. Matthew Dupay ,
    Mang. of Refining & Marketing
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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.
    Currency in USD.
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