Ergon Promotes Puckett

Tue., Jul 20, 2010

Jackson, MS – July 20, 2010 – Ergon, Inc. announced the appointment of Lance Puckett as Rubber and CPI Sales Manager, Petroleum Specialties Marketing Division.

Lance brings significant first-hand knowledge of refined product and a distinguished record of leadership to the position. In 1996, Lance graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, and began his career at Ergon Refining, Inc. (“ERI”) the following year. While at ERI, Lance served as Process Engineer and Process Engineer Supervisor until being promoted in 2005 to the Economics and Planning department at Ergon headquarters in Jackson, Mississippi. He was named Project Manager for Ergon’s Ethanol facility in Vicksburg, where his outstanding contributions and experience led to his promotion as Operations Manager for Ergon Refining, Inc. in 2008.

Craig Busbea, Vice President, North & South America said, “Lance’s exceptional experience in both the production and management aspects of the petroleum industry will be greatly beneficial to both him as a Sales Manager, and us as a company.”

Ergon’s Petroleum Specialties Marketing Division is an operating division of Ergon, Inc., for process, base, and electrical oils produced at the company’s two lube refineries. Ergon Refining, Inc., located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, is among the world's largest naphthenic refineries. Ergon - West Virginia, Inc., a paraffinic lubes refinery, is in Newell, West Virginia. Among all U. S. refiners, Ergon has the third largest total lube capacity.



Ergon, Inc.
Jim Temple
Director of Communications