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VERTEX ENERGY, INC.

(VTNR)
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Business Summary
Vertex Energy, Inc. is an environmental services company. The Company recycles industrial waste streams and commercial chemical products. The Company is focused on recycling used motor oil and other petroleum by-products. The Company operates through three segments: Black Oil, Refining and Marketing, and Recovery segments. The Black Oil segment consists of the sale of petroleum products, including base oil and industrial fuelswhich consist of used motor oils, cutterstock and fuel oil generated by its facilities. The Refining and Marketing segment consists of the sale of pygas such as industrial fuels, which are produced at a third-party facility and distillates. The Recovery segment consists of the sale of ferrous and non-ferrous recyclable metals products that are recovered from manufacturing and consumption. It also includes trading/marketing of group III base oils.

Number of employees : 282 people.
Sales per Business
20192020Delta
Black Oil139.2785.2%82.2360.9% -40.96%
Refining and Marketing12.967.9%35.8026.5% +176.32%
Recovery11.146.8%17.0012.6% +52.58%
USD in Million
Sales per region
20192020Delta
United States163.37100%135.03100% -17.35%
USD in Million
Managers
Name Title Age Since
Benjamin P. Cowart Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer 51 2011
Christopher Carlson Chief Financial & Accounting Officer, Secretary 47 2011
John Strickland Chief Operating Officer 66 2015
David L. Phillips Independent Non-Executive Director 63 2013
Daniel K. Borgen Independent Non-Executive Director 59 -
Christopher Allen Stratton Independent Non-Executive Director 51 2013
Timothy C. Harvey Independent Director 62 2013
Noel R. Ryan Head-Investor Relations 49 -
Alvaro Ruiz Vice President-Business Development - 2013
Smith E. Howland Commercial Manager - 2018
Members of the board
Name Title Age Since
Benjamin P. Cowart Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer 51 2011
David L. Phillips Independent Non-Executive Director 63 2013
Daniel K. Borgen Independent Non-Executive Director 59 -
Christopher Allen Stratton Independent Non-Executive Director 51 2013
Timothy C. Harvey Independent Director 62 2013
James Paul Gregory Director & General Counsel 70 2014
Equities
Vote QuantityFree-FloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 61,295,456 41,236,624 67.3% 0 0.0% 66.8%
Stock B 0 391,602 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Stock C 0 2,035,666 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Benjamin P. Cowart 7,265,484 11.9%
Rich Jacinto 4,306,597 7.07%
Laurence W. Lytton 4,093,561 6.72%
Wasatch Advisors, Inc. 2,516,830 4.13%
Trellus Management Co. LLC 2,226,076 3.65%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 1,515,606 2.49%
Tensile Capital Management LLC 1,500,000 2.46%
Manatuck Hill Partners LLC 1,278,600 2.10%
Aventail Capital Group LP 1,004,175 1.65%
Cadence Capital Management LLC 955,520 1.57%
Company contact information
Vertex Energy, Inc.
1331 Gemini Street
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77058

Phone : +1.866.660.8156
Web : http://www.vertexenergy.com
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