Prior to joining Oryx, Martin McHale was director of pipeline commercial operations for Plains All American Pipeline. During his time at Plains, Martin was responsible for business development, commercial activities and the financial performance for the partnership’s 3,000 miles of crude oil midstream assets in the Permian Basin. He joined Plains in the company's central engineering group, where he focused on project development, asset optimization, and energy management.
Before Plains, Martin worked at ExxonMobil Production Company as a senior engineer supporting their Gulf of Mexico and onshore oil and gas production operations.
A native of New Orleans, Martin received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University.