Ergon Announces New Roles for Busbea, Puckett

Tue., Jun 11, 2013

Jackson, MS – Ergon, Inc., (Ergon), announced today that Craig Busbea, the former Vice President of Petroleum Specialties Marketing – North & South America, has accepted the position of Vice President of Business Development for the Refining & Marketing segment of the Ergon family of companies effective June 10, 2013. With nearly three decades of experience in the refining industry, all of which were at Ergon, Craig will play an increasingly important role in the development and growth of the company.

Lance Puckett has accepted the position of Vice President of Petroleum Specialties Marketing – North & South America effective June 10, 2013. Lance began his career at Ergon upon graduating from Mississippi State University in 1996. He previously served as Rubber and CPI Sales Manager for Ergon’s Petroleum Specialties Marketing Division, a position he has held for the past three years. Lance’s understanding of Ergon’s specialty oil products, customer base, and markets will be advantageous to the company as it continues to expand throughout the Americas and worldwide. 

H. Don Davis, President of Ergon Refining, Inc. and Ergon - West Virginia, Inc., said, "With growth, there is always transition. These two remarkable leaders are indispensable assets to Ergon. In their new roles, we believe they will bring qualities and capabilities uniquely suited to moving the company forward.”

About Ergon Refining, Inc. & Ergon - West Virginia, Inc.

Ergon Refining, Inc. is one of the world’s largest producers of naphthenic base oils and is located in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Ergon - West Virginia, Inc., located in Newell, West Virginia, produces paraffinic base oils, waxes and transportation fuels. Ergon markets base oils, process oils and electrical insulating oils throughout the world. Both companies are wholly owned subsidiaries of Ergon, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi.

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