SAN ANTONIOEPIC Midstream Holdings LP April 1 announced Jason Blevins has joined EPIC as COO effective March 22, 2021. He will report to Brian Freed, the company’s CEO.

“I am very excited to have Jason join the leadership team of EPIC,” said Freed. “He brings a wealth of operational experience and knowledge that will greatly benefit our customers, employees and partners. Jason will be instrumental in optimizing our asset base as we complete our transition from a development focused company to a premier operating company.”

Blevins has spent the greater part of the last decade successfully leading operational teams and assets in the Permian Basin and Texas Gulf Coast. Prior to joining EPIC, he served as a managing director, portfolio management, of Ares Management’s Private Equity Group. Prior to Ares, Jason served as vice president at Plains All American where he led the pipeline and terminal operations in Texas and New Mexico. Blevins began his career in the United States Air Force serving as a civil engineering officer.

Blevins holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the United States Air Force Academy and a master of science in engineering management from the United States Air Force Institute of Technology.