Zefiro Methane Corp. Appoints Talal Debs as CEO, Luke Plants as Senior Vice President of Business Development
The updates to Zefiro’s senior management team structure best positions the Company to maximize efficiency and harness operational momentum
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 1, 2023 - ZEFIRO METHANE CORP. (the “Company”, “Zefiro”, or “ZEFI”), which works to reduce methane emissions by plugging orphaned oil and gas wells across the country, today announced that Talal Debs has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Debs is Zefiro’s Founder and has served as the Company’s Chairman since the entity’s inception in 2022. As Zefiro continues to commit significant resources toward bolstering its operational capacity, the new role will allow Mr. Debs to help maximize efficiency throughout the Company’s entire organizational structure.
In addition to appointing Mr. Debs as Chief Executive Officer, Zefiro also announced today that it has named Luke Plants as its Senior Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Plants is also the Chief Executive Officer of Plants & Goodwin, Inc. (“P&G”), a leading Pennsylvania-based orphaned well-plugging organization and a subsidiary of Zefiro. With nearly a decade of executive-level experience in the oil and gas sector, Mr. Plants in his new role with Zefiro will help advance various corporate initiatives aimed at fortifying the Company’s position as the marketplace’s premier comprehensive well-plugging service provider.
Zefiro Senior Vice President of Business Development Luke Plants (Left) and Zefiro Chief Executive Officer Talal Debs (Right) are pictured at a well site visit in New York State in October 2023.
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“As our organization continues to aggressively expand, it is critical that the senior leadership structure promotes teamwide cohesion,” said Talal Debs, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Zefiro Methane Corp. “The Company’s continued investment in the resources and personnel needed to properly service an expanding portfolio of active job sites exemplifies the efficacy of our unique business model, and I am honored that the Board of Directors has entrusted me with leading Zefiro into this exciting new era.”
“Since joining the Zefiro family, my top priority has been best positioning our on-the-ground crews for sustained success,” said Luke Plants, Chief Executive Officer, Plants & Goodwin/Senior Vice President of Business Development, Zefiro Methane Corp. “This increased level of fusion among Zefiro’s and P&G’s executive committees will enhance our collective ability to finalize valuable commercial transactions that bolster our field operations, and I am grateful to Talal and the entire senior management team for this exciting opportunity.”
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Company,
ZEFIRO METHANE CORP.
Talal Debs, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
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About Zefiro Methane Corp.
Zefiro develops methodologies to reduce methane emissions by plugging orphaned and abandoned oil/gas wells, while originating carbon offsets. Under executive leadership to include the former carbon market team at J.P. Morgan, Zefiro actively deploys crews to decommission wells throughout the United States. With unprecedented global demand for carbon offsets as corporations and institutions work towards net-zero targets, Zefiro is strategically aligning with industry leaders for a greener future.
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