Blueknight Energy Partners L.P. (BKEP) (BKEPP) announced that BKEP’s general partner has appointed Mark Hurley as its new chief executive officer.

Hurley has served as the senior vice president of crude oil and offshore of Enterprise Products LLC since 2010, where he led the newly formed crude oil and offshore business segment. He began his career at Shell, where he served from 1981 to 2009, most recently as president of Shell Pipeline Co. LP.

Hurley received his bachelor of science in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University.

Hurley will replace James Dyer, whose intended resignation was announced by the partnership earlier this year.