Blackline Partners is pleased to announce that Joe Natale has joined the Blackline team as the Vice President of Operations and Development.

Mr. Giuseppe “Joe” Natale joined Blackline Partners in April 2016 as our Vice President of Operations and Development at Blackline Partners, LLC and brings more than 16 years of experience in the planning, development and day to day operations of terminal liquid bulk storage facilities.

In 2000, Mr. Natale started his career at Motiva Enterprises, where he was the Operations Coordinator, responsible for overseeing day to day terminal operations; transportation, scheduling, compliance and most importantly, safety, at Motiva’s “New Jersey Complex”.

Then in 2005, Mr. Natale continued his career at US Development Group (USD), where he served as USD’s Regional Operations Manager. Mr. Natale’s responsibilities included the safe over-site of eight crude oil/ethanol rail, marine, truck and tank storage facilities. He was responsible for supervising approximately 100 employees.

Since 2013 Mr. Natale has split his time between Bridger and United Energy Trading (UET) where he served as Director of Operations and Development. Most recently, he lead UET Midstream with the successful and safe development, start up operations and subsequent profitable sale of the “Pawnee Crude Terminal” to Arc Logistics Partners LP.


About Blackline Partners

Blackline Partners, LLC and its affiliates provide customer focused midstream logistics and infrastructure solutions for the North American energy markets. Our solutions target upstream producers, midstream companies, downstream refiners, product marketers and traders and our team has extensive experience developing, owning and operating logistics terminals and assets. As we continue to expand our midstream footprint, we remain committed to delivering safe, efficient and sustainable value-added services for our clients and customers.


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