John Harvey, Vice President, Houston Operations
John Harvey is Vice President, Houston Operations of TPC Group. Mr. Harvey joined TPC Group in May 2021. Mr. Harvey has more than 40 years of experience in the petroleum and chemical industry. He formerly served in site leadership positions in Ohio, Texas, South Carolina, Georgia and Washington state.
Mr. Harvey was previously Vice President of Manufacturing and Safety for a bio-engineering company in which he supported building plants in Mississippi and Indonesia. He was also the plant manager for BP and INEOS Chemicals’ largest petrochemical locations, Chocolate Bayou, located outside of Houston.
Mr. Harvey is one of few recipients of the Texas Chemical Council’s Gerald R. Ehrman Award for Leadership in Safety Management as a Plant Manager. He is a graduate and distinguished alumnus of the University of Tulsa and established an endowed scholarship supporting students in the fields of chemistry, engineering and natural sciences.
About TPC Group
TPC Group is a recognized global leader in producing value-added products derived from petrochemical raw materials such as C4 hydrocarbons, and a provider of critical infrastructure and logistics services along the Gulf Coast. We deliver a diverse range of quality products to chemical and petroleum-based companies worldwide. Our employees are committed to safely making these products in a manner that is protective of our environment and respectful of the communities where we have operations. Integrity is stamped into everything we do – from the quality of chemicals we produce to the dependable services we provide.
With an operating history of more than 75 years, we are the largest independent processor of crude C4 and a leader in North America across all our major product lines.