AUSTIN, Texas -- Tanknology Inc. has announced that retail petroleum industry veteran Ted Abeyta has joined the company’s operations leadership team as vice president for the company’s western division.
In this role, Abeyta will oversee operations and business development for the western portion of the United States, including the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii.
A retail petroleum veteran, Abeyta started his career with UNOCAL 76; served as national director of facilities for Tosco (Circle K, Conoco Phillips and BP); was operations manager for Bovis/BP (ampm) and TotalProjex and most recently VPSI on the West Coast.
Allen Porter, president and CEO of Tanknology, said the addition of Abeyta to the Tanknology team will bring strong retail industry knowledge and proven leadership to the division.
“Ted has extensive experience in the retail petroleum industry and proven success in the Western U.S,” Porter said. “We are honored and excited to have him lead our operations and business development teams in this region.”
Abeyta is based in the company’s Southern California office in Temecula.
Based in Austin, Texas, Tanknology operates across America and around the world, providing environmental compliance testing and inspection services at more than 50,000 petroleum fueling and storage facilities per year, offering more than 20 compliance-related service offerings. Internationally, Tanknology licensees span more than 30 countries, providing services to the largest petroleum operators in the world.