Fred Blankenship is Vice President of Select Environmental, the environmental services division of O’Rourke Petroleum. Since 1994, Fred has been instrumental in growing the company’s environmental business by broadening the line of service offerings, developing a talented team of sales and service representatives, and extending the division’s reach well beyond the Houston market.
Focused on organizational and operational growth, along with the sales and marketing efforts of the Select Environmental teams in both Houston and Dallas, Fred excels at both mentoring his people and developing innovative solutions for customers. He is truly at his best when doing something that makes an impact and creates value. With nearly 30 years of environmental services experience, Fred is uniquely qualified to help customers identify and resolve their most pressing environmental challenges. In doing so, he not only helps customers run a safer, more environmentally-friendly operation, he also gains enormous satisfaction knowing he’s significantly helping to preserve the environment for the next generation.
A veteran in the industry, Blankenship spent 10 years at Safety Kleen prior to joining O’Rourke. He is widely recognized throughout the industry as an environmental leader, and has been a member of NORA (National Oil Recyclers Association) since 2002.