JR Owens – Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Genoil USA
James Richard ‘J.R.’ Owens is President of Cat Bottoms Fuel FS INC. ‘J.R.’ has more than thirty four years of oil industry experience as a consultant, global sourcing advisor, loss control specialist, terminal manager and trader.
J.R. Owens has provided consultant services to Canadian transloading companies, and John W. Stone Oil Distributor, LLC. Prior to his present position, ‘J.R.’ has worked with J.P. Morgan Venture Energy Corp., RPG Industries, Phillips Carbon Black Division, Aditya Birla Group, Birla Carbon Division, Griffith Energy, Oil Chem Trading, Ag-Chem Commission Co., Towing Charters Inc. and National Petroleum Sales Inc.
‘J.R.’ has attended multiple industry conventions globally over his tenure in the oil industry. His areas of expertise involve, asphalt, carbon black oil, crude oils, needle coke feedstock oil, residual fuel oil, slurry oils and vacuum gas oils.
‘J.R.’ was raised near Buffalo, NY and currently lives in Lake Placid, NY with his wife Susan and their ten children. He is a member of the 1974 class from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.