Black Bison Water Services LLC, a provider of services for the disposal of waste water from oil and gas producing wells, reports that Richard C. Kreul, a midstream executive with over 34 years in the energy industry, has been named CEO. He will lead Black Bison’s team of water management experts in supporting the rapid growth of oil and gas production in the Rocky Mountain region.
Kreul has a broad range of oil and gas midstream experience, including engineering, operations, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions. For nearly a decade, he served as vice president of energy delivery at Aquila Inc. He later was a vice president of Inergy LP, and managed the company’s West Coast midstream operation.
In addition to the CEO role at Black Bison, Kreul will continue to serve as president of Mowood LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc., and to support CorEnergy’s manager Corridor InfraTrust Management LLC, a real property asset manager focused on US energy infrastructure.
Kreul earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Arkansas.