Appoints industry veteran with over two decades’ experience and a particular focus on midstream commercial and operational leadership
SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EPIC Midstream Holdings, LP (“EPIC” or “the Company”) announced today that Brian Freed has been appointed President of the Company. Mr. Freed will report to Phillip Mezey, Chief Executive Officer of EPIC.
“We are pleased to announce that Brian has joined EPIC as President,” said Mr. Mezey. “EPIC will benefit from his record of creating shareholder value across the energy space and his proven leadership abilities. We look forward to working together to execute on our strategic vision for the company.”
Mr. Freed has more than 21 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has held senior leadership positions with Apache Corporation, Crestwood Equity Partners LP, Inergy Midstream, L.P., Energy Solutions International and Entessa Inc., which Mr. Freed founded and led as its President, CEO and Chairman until it merged with Energy Solutions International in 2010.
Mr. Freed graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from West Virginia University and served with honor and distinction as a field artillery officer in the United States Army, achieving the rank of captain. He is one of the inaugural inductees into the Army ROTC Hall of Fame.
“I am thrilled to be joining the EPIC team,” said Mr. Freed. “In getting to know the company, I have been impressed by EPIC’s long-term vision, strategic infrastructure asset base and terrific leadership team. EPIC has a bright future, and I look forward to helping the company meet its goal of addressing surging crude oil and natural gas liquids takeaway needs from the Permian and Eagle Ford Basins.”
About EPIC Pipeline
EPIC was formed in 2017 to build, own and operate midstream infrastructure in both the Permian and Eagle Ford Basins. EPIC’s first two projects, the EPIC Crude Oil Pipeline and the EPIC NGL Pipeline, will transport crude and NGL across Texas for delivery into the Corpus Christi market. The EPIC Pipelines are backed by capital commitments from funds managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE: ARES). For more information, visit www.epicmid.com.
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