David Lamp, 46, joins Holly with more than 24 years of experience in refining operations, technical and commercial experience. Since 2002, Mr. Lamp...
David Lamp, 46, joins Holly with more than 24 years of experience in refining operations, technical and commercial experience. Since 2002, Mr. Lamp has been Vice President and General Manager of El Paso Energy’s Aruba refinery complex. Prior to joining El Paso Energy, Mr. Lamp served as Director of Operations for KOSA, a polyester production joint venture between Koch Industries and Saba, where he oversaw KOSA’s 15 chemical and fiber plants in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe. Prior to joining KOSA, Mr. Lamp had a long and distinguished career with Koch Industries, spanning more than 20 years. Mr. Lamp rose through various positions of increasing authority, ultimately becoming Executive Vice President-Refining and Chemical Operations where he had responsibility for all operating aspects of Koch’s 500,000 BPD of crude refining capacity and all of Koch’s chemical plants. Mr. Lamp obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University.
In September, 2000 Lamp was charged with conspiracy to violate the Clean Air Act and conspiracy to make false statements to Texas environmental officials; with operating the West Plant in violation of the Clean Air Act; and with making false statements to Texas environmental officials. If convicted, Lamp faced a maximum penalty of 25 years imprisonment and $1.25 million in fines.