|Dan Cowart - 2013 Conference Speaker|
Future Trends in Oil Recycling Technologies
Presented by Dan Cowart
Aaron Oil Company Inc.
The International Used Oil Research Institute (IUORI) identifies, develops, and establishes best practices and best technologies for the used oil recycling industry. Dan is currently serving the industry as the President and founder of the non-profit private foundation that was founded in 1995. As the industry continues to mature, NORA members will seek new technologies and efficiencies in processing used oil to remain competi- tive. Dan will provide a report of the latest activities in the area of Research, Education and recent findings of the institute that may impact current industry Trends and the way used oil is processed in the future.
Dan Cowart was NORA’s second president in 1994 after being one of NORA’s earliest members and serving as a board member and on numerous committees over the years including the management standards commit- tee that worked directly with the EPA in developing the "Used Oil Management Standards” (420 CFR 279).
Dan is currently serving the industry as the president and founder of the international used oil research insti- tute in Washington, D.C. Where he and his team work with researchers, manufacturers, regulators and other industry stake holders to identify, develop, and establish the best practices and best technologies for the used oil recycling industry. The International Used Oil Research Institute is a non-profit private foundation established in 1995.
Dan is also CEO of Aaron Oil Company, Inc. located in Mobile, Alabama; Aaron Oil Company is certified under ISO 14001 and 18001 and has been a full service used oil recycling and petroleum reclamation company for over 30 years.
He is considered by many to be one of the industry’s leading experts and one of the most experienced oper- ating managers still active after over three decades of service to the industry.