Arlon Eklund has served as Superintendent at Worsham-Steed and the Tolar Hub since he joined NorTex in 2013. Arlon is responsible for the day-to-day operations, providing direct supervision for all construction, maintenance and operations activities.
Prior to joining NorTex, Arlon was the Facility Manager at the Gill Ranch Storage Facility near Fresno, California. In this position he was responsible for the construction, startup and initial operations of a 20 bcf, depleted reservoir gas storage field owned by NW Natural Gas. Prior to joining Gill Ranch, Arlon was employed by Enstor Gas, first as an Operator and an Operations Coordinator at Katy Gas Storage and Transportation in Katy, Texas. Arlon transferred with Enstor to the Grama Ridge Gas Storage facility in Eunice, New Mexico, and the Waha Gas Storage facility in Coyonosa, Texas, as Facility Manager. In these roles he was responsible for the construction of new facilities and pipelines at Grama Ridge and the leeching process at Waha Gas Storage.