About Doug


Doug Haugh has over twenty five years experience working in the energy and technology industries and has built businesses organically and by working with both buyers and sellers on dozens of transactions across the downstream energy industry. Doug has lead growth strategies in the retail convenience store, fuels marketing, supply & trading, renewable products, lubricants, technology, and distribution sectors.

Doug currently serves as President of Parkland USA a division of Parkland Fuels Corporation one of North America’s fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products.  Parkland USA has grown earnings by 500% and completed 10 acquisitions in the past 36 months under Doug’s leadership.

Doug also serves as a Board Director of BioBlend Renewable Resources, a renewable bio-based products company that now has over 40 different finished bio-based products including many grades of lubricants, coolants, greases, drilling fluids, release fluids, dust suppressants and circulating oils. 

Doug began his career with Exxon, serving in marketing and business development. Previously as Co-Founder and COO of FuelQuest, Doug created supply chain management and tax automation solutions throughout the downstream energy industry for clients like Wal-Mart, Ryder, 7-Eleven, UPS, and Chevron. As President and Chief Strategy Officer of Mansfield Energy, Doug was the driving force behind Mansfield’s corporate strategy, acquisitions, partnerships, and alliances.  

Dedicated to building a strong sense of community and continuous education Doug serves as a board director for the Job Creators Network Foundation, a non-partisan educational group supporting free enterprise and job creation and on the Board of Directors of The Fuels Institute, a a nonprofit research institute focused on evaluating issues affecting the vehicles and fuels markets. 

While Doug’s passion for the companies he works with may often be evident in his postings on Thinking On Energy, the postings are his alone and do not represent the opinions or positions of any company.

Doug graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA in Technology Management. Doug was born overseas in Scotland. He and his wife of 22 years, Athena, have lived all over the U.S. from San Francisco to Charleston and have two children Asa and Gavin. 

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One comment

  1. Great article on the diesel fuel and the changes made to the product since the sulfur ppm was dropped down. I was researching Top Tier Diesel and if the engine manufacturers are behind it when I came upon your article.

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