Senior Member Details

Joseph A. Blount, Jr.

President, Chief Executive Officer

Joe Blount is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Pipeline Company, the largest refined petroleum products pipeline system in the United States. He joined Colonial in October 2017 with more than three decades experience in the energy industry.

Joe is responsible for developing and executing the Company’s strategic direction and vision, as well as leading Colonial’s commitment to safe, reliable operations and organizational excellence.

Prior to Colonial, Joe served as CEO of Century Midstream LLC, a Houston-based company he co-founded in 2013 to invest in midstream greenfield project development and acquisitions. He spent ten years with Unocal Corporation, ultimately serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Unocal Midstream and Trade where he oversaw the worldwide marketing of Unocal’s natural gas, crude oil, and condensate resources, the development of and management of its pipeline, terminal and storage businesses, and was responsible for Unocal’s commodity risk management activities.

During his tenure at Unocal, he also served as a member of Colonial’s Board of Directors.

Throughout his career, Joe has been active in energy industry leadership, including serving as Chairman of the Natural Gas Supply Association and the Natural Gas Council. Active in his community through volunteer and board work, he has focused his efforts on those non-profit organizations whose missions serve children and adults with challenging medical issues and disabilities.

Joe holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and is a graduate of Harvard’s Program for Management Development.

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