VTNR - Vertex Energy, Inc.

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Vertex Energy, Inc.

1331 Gemini Street
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77058
United States
281-486-4182
http://www.vertexenergy.com

SectorIndustrials
IndustryWaste Management
Full Time Employees215

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Benjamin P. CowartFounder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres515.7kN/A1969
Mr. Christopher CarlsonChief Financial Officer and Sec.307.7kN/A1973
Mr. John Noel StricklandChief Operating Officer306.4kN/A1954
Mr. David PeelCorp. Advisor295.56kN/A1950
Mr. Matthew LiebVP of Specialty ProjectsN/AN/A1972
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.

Description

Vertex Energy, Inc., an environmental services company, provides a range of services designed to aggregate, process, and recycle industrial and commercial waste systems in 15 states, primarily in the Gulf Coast, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The company 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. This division also produces and sells a vacuum gas oil product to refineries and marine fuels market; and base oil product to lubricant packagers and distributors. 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, decommission, and marine salvage services, as well as owns and operates a fleet of trucks and other vehicles used for shipping and handling equipment and scrap materials. Vertex Energy, Inc. is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Corporate Governance

Vertex Energy, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder Rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.