& Chief Operating Officer
Bill Boyer has been with Southcross since 2015. He was named senior vice president and chief operating officer in February 2019, having served as senior vice president of operations since 2017 and vice president of operations since 2015. Prior to joining Southcross, Mr. Boyer was the general manager of Occidental Midstream Operating Company from 2014 to 2015, where he was responsible for the operations, safety, compliance and overall P&L for all of Occidental’s midstream businesses including Centurion Pipeline, the company’s crude oil trucking operations, NGL railcar terminal, and propane and crude oil marine terminal businesses in Ingleside, Texas.
From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Boyer served as president of Centurion Pipeline, where he led all operations, planning, risk management, safety and regulatory functions. Concurrently, he served as president of Occidental Energy Transportation, a wholly owned crude oil trucking subsidiary within Occidental Petroleum that gathered and transported crude oil in New Mexico and Texas.
Prior to this, Mr. Boyer held various leadership positions at Occidental Petroleum Corporation over a span of 30 years, including Occidental of Elk Hills in California, Occidental Chemical Corporation in Houston and Occidental Petroleum’s natural gas businesses at various locations. His experience includes positions in project management and project engineering and a variety of operations leadership positions in Occidental’s natural gas processing businesses.
Mr. Boyer received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Since 2017, he has served as a director of Frontier Integrity Solutions, LLC and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Since 2019, he has served as a director of Bayou Midstream, a startup midstream company focused in the Bakken and Powder River Basins.