Romasko to Lead Motiva Enterprises

Former Tesoro, Suncor VP named president, CEO at refining, distribution, marketing JV

Published in CSP Daily News

Dan Romasko

Dan Romasko

HOUSTON -- Dan Romasko, former executive vice president of operations for Tesoro Corp., has been named president and CEO of Motiva Enterprises LLC. He replaces Bob Pease, who has served at Motiva for the past five years and will return to Shell, effective Feb. 1.

Romasko brings with him experience in margin delivery from his previous roles, as well as a history of helping to drive alignment around a vision and improving business performance.

He has been with Tesoro since March 2011, where he provided operational leadership to the refining, marketing, logistics and marine organizations.

Prior to joining Tesoro, Romasko held the positions of vice president of operations integrity and vice president, technical operations and competence at Suncor Energy. In these roles, he was responsible for implementing Suncor's operational strategy with particular emphasis on improving reliability, safety and environmental performance.

Romasko built his extensive experience in the refining industry with ConocoPhillips, having held numerous leadership positions in transportation, pipeline, supply and trading, global specialty products and refining, during his 20 years with the company.

Based in Houston, Texas, Motiva is a refining, distribution and marketing joint venture owned by affiliates of Shell and Saudi Aramco. Motiva's marketing operations support a network of approximately 8,300 Shell-branded gasoline stations in the eastern and southern United States. Motiva assets include three refineries located in Norco and Convent, Louisiana, as well as Port Arthur, Texas. Motiva also has full and partial ownership interests in 36 product terminals.