Houston, Texas - August 16, 2013 - Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE: HCLP), or Hi-Crush, announced today that Chief Financial Officer Laura Fulton was named CFO of the Year by the Houston Business Journal on August 16. Fulton received the award in the small public company and community impact categories at an awards ceremony that honored the best Chief Financial Officers in the region.
The Houston Business Journal noted Fulton's accomplishments in supervising and mentoring a financial team, her work in identifying and executing on strategic investments at Hi-Crush, and her leadership in the greater Houston community. The Houston Business Journal offers the award to recognize the region's top financial officers.
Fulton was appointed CFO of Hi-Crush in 2012. A senior member of the company's management team, Fulton oversees financial systems, financial reporting, internal audit, cost analysis and strategic investment. Before joining Hi-Crush, she was the CFO of AEI Services, LLC, and held roles of increasing responsibility for twelve years at Lyondell Chemical Company.
Fulton is affiliated with several national organizations and currently serves as a Director of Targa Resources Corp. She holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University.
Hi-Crush is an integrated producer, transporter, marketer and distributor of high-quality monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral that is used as a "proppant" (frac sand) to enhance the recovery rates of hydrocarbons from oil and natural gas wells. Our reserves, which are located in Wyeville, Wisconsin, consist of "Northern White" sand, a resource that exists predominately in Wisconsin and limited portions of the upper Midwest region of the United States. Hi-Crush owns and operates the largest distribution network in the Marcellus and Utica shales, and has distribution capabilities throughout North America. For more information, visit www.hicrushpartners.com.