USA Compression Partners Announces Addition of Forrest E. Wylie to its Board
as Independent Director
AUSTIN, Texas -- March 11, 2013
USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE: USAC) announced today that Forrest E.
Wylie has joined the Board of Directors of its general partner as an
“Forrest’s extensive senior executive and director-level experience in the
energy sector will provide additional industry perspective to our Board of
Directors,” said Eric D. Long, President and Chief Executive Officer of USA
Compression Partners. “His understanding of the midstream MLP sector in
particular and of the unique issues related to operating publicly traded
limited partnerships should help him make valuable contributions to the
Mr. Wylie most recently served as Chairman of the Board, CEO and a Director of
Buckeye GP LLC, the general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., from June 2007
to February 2012 and subsequently as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of
Directors of Buckeye GP LLC since February 2012.
Previously, Mr. Wylie was Vice Chairman of Pacific Energy Management LLC, an
affiliate of Pacific Energy Partners, L.P., a refined product and crude oil
pipeline and terminal partnership, from March 2005 until Pacific Energy
Partners merged with Plains All American, L.P. in November 2006. Earlier, he
was President and CFO of NuCoastal Corporation, a midstream energy company,
from May 2002 until February 2005. He has previously served on the Board of
Directors of Coastal Energy Company and Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.
ABOUT USA COMPRESSION PARTNERS, LP
USA Compression Partners, LP is a growth-oriented Delaware limited partnership
that is one of the nation’s largest independent providers of compression
services in terms of total compression unit horsepower. The company partners
with a broad customer base composed of producers, processors, gatherers and
transporters of natural gas. USA Compression focuses on deploying
large-horsepower infrastructure applications primarily in high volume
gathering systems, processing facilities and transportation applications. More
information is available at www.usacpartners.com.
Jack Lascar, 713-529-6600
Anne Pearson, 210-408-6321
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