We have a long history of building global partnerships with co-investment in energy infrastructure. Our LNG team and delivery methods are experienced and mature. We have access to LNG producers and carriers with the ability to offer spot charters, as well as long term contracts with major suppliers within the US and globally.

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Stephen L. Hightower, a serial entrepreneur, has developed HPC since 1981 to become one of the premier marketers of finished fuels in America. Currently selling Crude and marketing LNG in the up-stream markets is the future of HPC.

Stephen L. Hightower

President & CEO Hightowers Petroleum Co

Gary brings to HPC over 40 years of experience in the financial arena. His financial career began in the banking industry as an accountant, and advanced to Senior Vice President of Credit Administration for Commerce Union Bank (now Bank of America).

Gary Visher

Hightowers Petroleum Co, CFO

Dominique  is a veteran of the energy and finance sectors. She has developed business internationally for independents worldwide, including Apex, NetOil, Inc (Hong Kong) and AIC (Monaco), acting as a Business Development and M& A Executive.

Dominique Appleby

Vice President Up-Stream

At the time of his retirement, Carmine held a number of senior positions at Shell (both domestically and internationally); VP, Corporate Planning and Exec VP, Oil Products in Canada; VP, Manufacturing, Supply and Distribution in Europe and VP, Manufacturing and Supply in the USA.

Chairman of the Board, HPC

Carmine Falcone

Tom has spent over 35 years in energy sector.  His experience ranges from both upstream and downstream oil and gas development and energy investment banking.  Tom is a currently a senior executive with North West Refining and in addition to HPC, is on the board of directors of Athabasca Oil Corporation and CSV Midstream.

Thomas Ebbern

Board of Directors, HPC



Mr. Sparling has a comprehensive understanding of the global LNG and oil industries—legal, operational and commercial. He has represented clients in connection with the strategic assessment, project development and optimization of over 40 projects in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

Steven Sparling

K& L Gates (Legal)

Mr. Oetting has extensive financial and energy market experience related to the North American LNG and electricity generation markets and has structured long term cross commodity contracts. Mr. Oetting has 30 years of experience participating in financial and energy related transactions.

Jeff Oetting

Featherwood Capital, (Consultant)

With more than 40 years of corporate counsel and private practice experience, including serving 18 years as in-house counsel for Shell Oil, ExxonMobil, and Qatar Petroleum, Mr. LeFort advises U.S. Asia European and foreign-based companies on the development of energy-related projects in the liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), petrochemical, oil, gas and the electric utility sectors.

Dan LeFort

K&L Gates (Legal)

Ms. Shen’s practice includes domestic and international energy transactions, with a focus on liquefied natural gas (LNG), oil and gas, and energy trading commodity related transactions in the specialist in the Asian markets.

Li Shen

K& L Gates (Legal)