Encino Environmental Services Names Energy Technology Executive Scott McCurdy Chief Executive Officer
HOUSTON – February 2, 2022 – Encino Environmental Services, LLC (“Encino”) today announced it has appointed Scott McCurdy as chief executive officer. Encino provides a full spectrum of environmental and regulatory compliance solutions within the upstream and midstream energy sectors. Mr. McCurdy will oversee all operational functions of the business and provide long-term strategic direction for the organization and customers.
Encino is backed by its primary sponsor, BP Energy Partners (“BPEP”), and a recently announced growth equity investment from EnCap Investments L.P. (“EnCap”). Both BPEP and EnCap support environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) initiatives that address greenhouse gas (“GHG”) benchmarking across the energy value chain.
“The Encino board and management team are excited to welcome Scott McCurdy as chief executive officer,” BPEP Managing Partner Alex Szewczyk said. “Mr. McCurdy’s experience leading and scaling technical services businesses will enhance Encino’s ability to create value for its customers and stakeholders. With the addition of Mr. McCurdy’s unique experience and expertise, we believe Encino is well positioned to support energy companies working to meet and exceed environmental and sustainability goals.”
“I am excited to join the team at Encino as the energy industry continues to incorporate emissions management solutions to mitigate internal and external emissions reduction expectations,” Mr. McCurdy said. “We plan to continue exceeding customer expectations by incorporating industry-leading products, services and strategies to reduce fugitive emissions and create value for our customers. Encino has a best-in-class environmental testing, monitoring and regulatory compliance platform. I look forward to working with our team to scale Encino’s comprehensive environmental program and further establish Encino as an ESG leader.”
Mr. McCurdy has more than 23 years of experience in the energy industry. Most recently he served as president of Blackhawk Specialty Tools, an innovative energy technology and service business that was acquired by Franks International, N.V., where he also served on the executive team. Prior to his appointment as president, Mr. McCurdy served as Blackhawk’s chief financial officer. He began his career at Arthur Anderson and previously served as chief financial officer of Geokinetics and Grant Geophysical. Mr. McCurdy is a past member of the advisory board of the Petroleum Equipment and Services Association (now the Energy Workforce and Technology Council) and currently serves on the council’s ESG Committee. Mr. McCurdy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and Master of Accountancy degree from Baylor University.
In addition to the energy industry, Encino also serves marine, power, industrial, mining and other sectors impacted by ESG requirements. Encino’s solution set includes environmental monitoring and measurement technologies and technical services/products enhanced by an enterprise-class data fabric for GHG evaluation and accounting. A market leader in the development and implementation of carbon intensity measurement ecosystems, Encino leverages legacy environmental compliance services and advanced continuous emissions monitoring systems with high-resolution satellite coverage.
About Encino Environmental Services, LLC
Formed in 2010 and based in Houston, Encino Environmental Services, LLC is an emissions performance testing and monitoring firm that specializes in combustion analysis, leak detection and repair, continuous emissions monitoring systems, and advanced environmental data platforms for the measurement and minimization of emissions to support regulatory compliance and ESG strategies and objectives. The company has several satellite offices in Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana and a Northern U.S. operations headquarters in Casper, Wyoming. Additional information can be found at www.encinoenviron.com.
About BP Energy Partners, LLC
BP Energy Partners, LLC (BPEP), is a Dallas, Texas-based growth-oriented investment firm. Since inception, BPEP has made control-investments in companies that provide practical solutions focused on decarbonization and environmental sustainability. BPEP is actively investing in new opportunities that accelerate energy transition and decarbonization efforts within the energy sector and other hard-to-decarbonize sectors including utilities, manufacturing, chemicals, metals & mining, materials, agriculture, transportation, and recycling. BPEP currently manages over $560 million in committed capital. More information can be found at www.bpenergypartners.com.
For Encino Environmental Services, LLC
Scott McCurdy, Chief Executive Officer
For BP Energy Partners, LLC
Loren Soetenga, Managing Director