Jim Burke is founder and CEO of West Edge Energy. West Edge is a newly formed midstream energy company engaged in the business of marketing, transportation and logistics of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids and refined fuels.
Prior to West Edge Energy, Mr. Burke was President and member of the Board of Directors of NGL Energy Partners LP. a publicly traded Master Limited Partnership listed on the NYSE (Symbol: NGL). NGL is engaged in the marketing, transportation and logistics of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, including retail propane, water solutions and the transportation and storage of refined products.
Prior to NGL, Mr. Burke was President and CEO of High Sierra Energy LP, a privately held Master Limited Partnership within the midstream sector of the energy business which he co-founded in 2004.
During the next eight years, Mr. Burke grew High Sierra Energy to over $3 billion in revenue before successfully merging with NGL in June 2012. Prior to High Sierra Energy, Mr. Burke, along with three other entrepreneurs co-founded Petro Source Partners, where he ran six business units throughout the U.S. and Canada for the company over a 15 year span with revenues well in excess of $1 billion.