Tanknology Inc. announced today that retail petroleum industry veteran Ted Abeyta has joined the company’s operations leadership team as Vice President, Western Division.

In this role, Abeyta will oversee operations and business development for the western portion of the US, including the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii.

A retail petroleum veteran, Abeyta started his career with UNOCAL 76; served as National Director of Facilities for Tosco (Circle K, Conoco Phillips and BP); was Operations Manager for Bovis/BP (AM/PM) and TotalProjex and most recently VPSI on the West Coast.

Allen Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanknology, said the addition of Abeyta to the Tanknology team will bring strong retail industry knowledge and proven leadership to the company’s Western Division.