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January  15, 2013



Parman Energy Corporation Announces the Appointment of Stephen L. Moore as President.

Steve Moore brings over 20 years of experience to the Parman Energy management team. While serving as President, Moore's leadership and industry knowledge will play a key role as the petroleum solutions company looks to expand their market reach.

Steve Moore, President, Parman Energy

R. Barry Shipp, CEO announced that Steve Moore will be joining the company as President. Parman Energy is a Nashville based supplier of motor fuels, lubricants and diesel exhaust fluid.


"We at Parman Energy are pleased to have someone with Steve's long standing industry experience in the petroleum distribution business. As we move towards expanding our geographical footprint, Steve's skills and experience will prove invaluable in meeting our growth strategy," said Shipp. "His industry knowledge and unique ability to develop direction, vision, and relationship building will insure our success."


Moore joins Parman Energy continuing a 20 year career in the distribution of refined petroleum products and services. "I am most pleased to join the Parman team. The leadership group at Parman has built a first class organization that is poised for continued growth and prosperity", says Moore. "We are at a critical point to successfully perpetuate our growth strategy and take advantage of market opportunities ahead." Moore is a native of Texas with a finance degree from Southern Methodist University. His career roles have taken him California to Utah. He and his wife Julie have relocated from Park City, Utah, where they have lived for twenty years to Nashville, Tennessee.


For almost a century Parman Energy has been supplying effective and timely lubrication and fuel solutions for businesses and industries throughout the southeast US. With more than 12 STLE Certified Lubrication Specialists and 15 employees certified as Oil Monitoring Analysts (OMA), Parman Energy offers a highly skilled staff capable to ensure proper equipment lubrication. Parman Energy also offers a full line of lubricants as well as quality DEF products and equipment. Strategically located across the state of Tennessee, Parman Energy will make sure you are good to go on all your fuel and lubrication needs. 


UES Names Mike Reddick VP of Sales and Marketing


Mike Reddick
Universal Environmental Services, a member of Avista Oil AG, announced that Mike Reddick has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing Re-Refined Products. Reddick is now responsible for leading product sales and marketing for Avista's new re-refinery located in Peachtree City, Georgia. The new facility will process 30 million gallons of used oil per year and start operations in May of 2013.


Mike Reddick, an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, most recently served as Vice President of Champion Brands, LLC of Clinton, Missouri. Mike earned a BSBA from Columbia College and an MBA from the Breech School of Business at Drury University. He can be reached by e-mail at  


Universal Lubricants is looking for full-time Sales Representative in our new expanding territories in St. Louis and Chicago. Responsibilities include: building and maintaining customer relationships, in addition to developing strategies for expanding new business opportunities. Lubricant sales experience is a plus but willing to train the right candidate. Also required are exceptional written & verbal communication skills, ability to work independently, and the ability to take new products and/or services to the market. UL offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k.  


Please apply via fax to (316) 832-3784 or email to All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, disability, and age except where age is a bona fide occupational qualification. Universal Lubricants, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ergon Refining, Inc. in Vicksburg, Mississippi, one of the largest producers of naphthenic process oil in the world, has an immediate opening for a Product Services Manager. This position serves as the liaison between the manufacturing function and sales force of the company and is accountable for product integrity and traceability. The position is involved in developing new products and assisting with their implementation into the marketplace. Personal contact with customers is a principal function of this position, requiring occasional overnight travel. Will also supervise and direct activities of four subordinates. Candidates should be familiar with statistical process control theory and quality measurement systems. A degree in chemistry or a related field and either previous experience in the petroleum industry or in a lab setting is required.  Prior product exposure to base oils or lubes is preferred. 


Offers of employment are contingent upon a routine background check, passing a drug test, and an acceptable driving record.


Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Only applicants who submit salary requirements will receive the courtesy of a reply.


Ergon Refining, Inc. is an EEO/AAP employer.

Territory Sales Manager

Hampel Oil, a leading regional distributor of petroleum products throughout the Midwest, is currently seeking a Territory Sales Manager for its Dallas-Ft. Worth operation.


  • Strong work ethic, dynamic and results oriented
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Self motivated and able to work with limited supervision
  • Minimum of two years sales experience required


Candidates can send resumes to





Pinnacle Resources, Inc., a privately held lubricants manufacturer with over 30 years in the industry is seeking a regional sales manager. Primary job functions include the marketing of bulk finished lubricants and chemicals across US and surrounding countries. Work from home office is allowed and travel time is based on performance. Strong industry background is required. Responsibilities include:

- Establishing and managing accounts.
- Development of sales and profitable growth for both commercial and industrial lubricants.
- Being well organized and representing the company in a professional manner while maintaining an excellent level of customer service.

Qualified personnel please contact   





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