Mission & Principles


Buckeye – the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business


Buckeye’s Mission is to deliver superior returns to our investors through our talented, valued employees and our core strengths of:

  • An unwavering commitment to safety, environmental responsibility, regulatory compliance, and personal integrity
  • Best-in-class customer service and sophisticated commercial operations
  • Operational excellence that provides consistent, reliable performance at the lowest reasonable cost
  • An entrepreneurial approach toward logistical solutions to profitably expand and optimize Buckeye’s portfolio of global energy assets
  • A commitment to consistent execution and the continuous improvement of our operations, projects and people

Our Guiding Principles


To achieve superior financial returns for our unitholders, we will:

  • Achieve sustainable growth in revenue
  • Maintain control over expenses

Customer Service

To provide our customers with quality service, we will:

  • Lead the industry in reliable and cost-effective services
  • Continually improve service quality
  • Build long-term, high-quality relationships with our customers


To achieve our goal of working safely and in an environmentally responsible manner, we will:

  • Continually improve asset integrity
  • Continually improve safety and environmental performance
  • Minimize waste and pollution
  • Look out for our own and each other’s safety
  • Remember that no job is so urgent that safety should be compromised


In operating and maintaining Buckeye’s assets, we will:

  • Make operations as straightforward as possible
  • Use cost-effective technology to achieve efficient pipeline operations
  • Know the current condition of our assets through direct observation, testing, and inspection
  • Focus activities on preventing operational incidents
  • Be prepared to respond effectively to emergencies


In working together to achieve the Company’s mission, we will:

  • Take individual responsibility for achieving Buckeye’s goals
  • Dedicate ourselves to continually improving all aspects of our business
  • Treat each other with respect, openness, and honesty
  • Value effort, teamwork, innovation, and results
  • Be positive role models for our co-workers
  • Encourage and respect divergent opinions
  • Make and communicate decisions in a timely manner
  • Recognize that employee development is a responsibility shared by each of us with the Company


To enhance our relations with communities in which we operate, we will:

  • Maintain good community relations
  • Support community efforts and agencies that improve the quality of life for employees and residents in our service area