Plains All American Announces Numerous Leadership Changes

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has announced several officer changes.


Dave Duckett has retired as CEO of Plains Midstream Canada (PMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of PAA, where he was responsible for directing business strategy, business development and acquisitions for PAA’s Canadian business. Duckett joined PAA in 2001 as Executive Vice President of PMC in connection with PAA’s acquisition of CANPET Energy Group Inc. He served as President of PMC from 2003 to 2015, and CEO from 2015 until his retirement earlier this year.

Phil Kramer has retired as Executive Vice President, with responsibility for U.S. lease gathering, human resources and supply chain management, a role that he held since 2008. Kramer joined PAA in 1983 and served in a number of positions of increasing responsibility over a 34-year career, including Controller, Vice President & Treasurer, and Executive Vice President & CFO.

Jim Fryfogle will retire as Vice President, Bulk Supply & Logistics in mid-2017. Fryfogle joined PAA in 2004 as Managing Director, Lease Acquisitions, and held a number of positions throughout his career including Vice President, Lease Operations and Vice President, Refinery Supply.

Rick Jensen has retired as Executive Vice President, Operations for PMC. He joined the company in 2012 and his responsibilities included oversight for all of PMC’s crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas operations, including engineering, environment, health and safety, land and regulatory activities, as well as supply chain management. Jensen will continue in an advisory role through the end of the year.

David Craig has retired as PMC’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. He joined PMC in 2008 and served in a number of roles, including Executive Vice President & CFO of PMC, overseeing the company’s accounting, human resources, information services, taxation, credit, commercial risk management, and risk and trade compliance departments.


Jason Blanch has been promoted to President of PMC. Balasch joined PMC in 2011, serving in various capacities, most recently as Executive Vice President, Natural Gas Liquids Commercial & Facilities.

Jeremy Goebel has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Strategic Planning. In this role, Goebel will take on additional responsibilities in leading PAA’s acquisitions and divestitures activities, fundamental analysis, and strategic planning efforts. Goebel started with the company in 2013 as Managing Director, Acquisitions & Strategic Planning. He has served as Vice President, Acquisitions and Strategic Planning since 2015.

Roy Lamoreaux has been promoted to the new role of Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications. Lamoreaux will be responsible for shaping and implementing PAA’s strategy to effectively engage with investors and stakeholders. Lamoreaux joined PAA in 2006 as Manager, Investor Relations & Equity Capital Markets, and subsequently served as Director, Investor Relations. Most recently, Lamoreaux served as Director, Commercial Operations & Pipeline Business Development.

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