Chief Operations Officer
Thomas B. Johnson joins Meridian Energy Group as Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Johnson brings over 38 years of various refinery, petrochemical and oil sands Operations experience to Meridian. Prior to joining Meridian Energy Group, Mr. Johnson has served in Operations management and supervision roles with Suncor Energy in Alberta, Canada, BP in Texas, Marathon Petroleum in Kentucky, and Petromax Refining in Texas.
In his latest refinery role, Mr. Johnson was the Operations Lead in the construction, commissioning, and startup of the newly constructed Petromax Refinery in the Houston, Texas ship channel area. In that project Mr. Johnson worked very closely with the Construction company and the Engineering firm who will be involved in the planning and construction of the Meridian Davis refinery in North Dakota.
Mr. Johnson attended Marshall University in Huntington, WV prior to beginning his oil refining career with Ashland Oil in Kentucky in 1978.