CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 3, 2014) - James Estey, Chair of the Board, Gibson Energy Inc. (the "Company") (TSX:GEI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Ellen Peters to the Company's board of directors, effective immediately. Ms. Peters is a retired businesswoman with over 30 years of experience in the midstream and downstream sector with Marathon Petroleum Company LP. During her tenure at Marathon, Ms. Peters held senior executive roles as Senior Vice President of Transportation and Logistics, Senior Vice President of Marketing and President of Marathon Pipeline. Ms. Peters graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree (Finance) and holds a Master of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and also serves on the board of directors for Baytex Energy Corporation. Her previous board experience includes acting as Chair of the Board of Managers for Louisiana Offshore Oil Port and as a Director of Colonial Pipeline Company.
Gibson is a large, independent midstream energy company in Canada and an integrated service provider to the oil and gas industry in the United States. Gibson is engaged in the movement, storage, blending, processing, marketing and distribution of crude oil, condensate, natural gas liquids, water, oilfield waste and refined products. Gibson transports energy products by utilizing its network of terminals, storage tanks, and trucks located throughout western Canada and through its significant truck transportation and injection station network in the United States. Gibson also provides emulsion treating, water disposal and oilfield waste management services in Canada and the United States and is the second largest retail propane distribution company in Canada.