Tom Fridel

Chief Operating Officer

Thomas W. Fridel recently joined the Energex Power team after being associated with Penn Oak Energy Services since 2015. Prior to joining Energex, Mr. Fridel had a 32-year career with Enbridge, one of North America’s largest petroleum pipeline operations. Mr. Fridel served in various roles at Enbridge, including Director of Rail Operations, Director of Chicago Region Operations, and Director of Major Projects Integration. He was also responsible for startup operations of Enbridge’s Cushing Region after the company was purchased from Shell. In addition, he set-up operations for Vector Pipeline, a 350 mile 1 BCF natural gas pipeline. 


Mr. Fridel received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta and has attended numerous graduate programs at the University of Alberta, Yale University, and the University of Texas.