Gulf’s New President & CEO and Involvement in Midwest Carbon Express

Gulf Companies (legal entity: Gulf Interstate Engineering) is pleased to announce that Kent Wilfur has been appointed President and CEO, effective 1 November 2022.

He is taking the helm following the retirement of Rick Barnard, who capably led Gulf for the past five years. Kent has over 32 years of industry experience in various facets of project development, project delivery, and supply chain. He has previously held senior management roles at TC Energy and Enbridge leading large complex teams in the successful delivery of project goals.

Gulf Companies is performing engineering and design services for the world’s largest carbon capture & sequestration project. This system consists of approximately 2,000 miles of mainline, gathering lines and laterals (4” to 24” OD), operating at 1500 to 2200 psig. The CO2 will be captured from more than 30 ethanol plants and several fertiliser facilities. The mainline system begins in Iowa, U.S.A. and tracks north-west into central North Dakota to three geologic sequestration sites. The system is designed to transport 12 MMTPA of CO2.

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