Innovative Customer Solutions for Over 30 Years

What started out as a purchase of ranchland has grown into one of the nations largest privately held CO2 companies that services the CO2 and related industries across the whole of North America.

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COMPANY TIMELINE

1972

In February of 1972 the Vanderburg and Rice Families purchased ranch land in Northern New Mexico.

1977

Early 1977 Amoco organized the Bravo Dome Carbon Dioxide Unit. The ranch land the Vanderburg and Rice families purchased was in the heart of the Bravo Dome.

1989

Mid March was the start of CO2 Associates Inc. and the beginning of the business model to bring to life the vision for marketing the family's CO2 from the ranch land.

June 1989

CO2 Associates started FloCO2 as the marketing arm for well stimulation.

June 1989

Designed, built, and commenced operations of Goldsmith Plant. First CO2 plant to service well stimulation.

1990

CO2 Associates diversified into the food, industrial and beverage markets in 1990.  After coming through years of market volatility in the energy and agriculture sectors, having diverse business lines were an essential part of long term stability and the food and beverage lines supported that goal.

1995

Designed, built and commenced operations of  Sheffield Plant, 2nd CO2 plant using CO2 recovered from Natural Gas separation plant, for well stimulation.

1995

Designed, built and commenced operations of Guymon, OK Plant using CO2 for well stimulation

1999

Bought Debt on Bueyeros Plant.

2001

Conversion of CO2 Associates DBA FloCO2 into Reliant Entities.

2001

Took over operations for Muleshoe, Texas plant - producing food, beverage and medical grade CO2.

2001

Designed, built and commenced operations of  Maljamar, NM CO2 plant for well stimulation.

2002

Designed and converted Guymon Plant into food, medical and beverage grade CO2 and Dry Ice plant.

2002

Acquired supply out of St. Johns Anticline and designed, built and commenced operations of St. Johns CO2 plant for food grade CO2 plant into Arizona Markets

2004

Designed, built and commenced operations of the McCamey, TX plant. Becoming Reliant's 2nd CO2 Plant using CO2 recovered from Natural Gas separation and geologic CO2 for well stimulation.

2006

Acquired assets of  Pacific Dry Ice and formed Reliant Dry Ice Pacific to serve dry ice needs for the West Coast of the United States.

2007

Entered into Libby Lease as the key strategic initiative to provide long term CO2 supply stability.

2007

Formed Reliant E&P to develop Libby Lease.

2007

Acquired 50% of Sandhill Group. This was a key strategic acquisition for supply in the South Eastern United States.

2007

Started Windsor Colorado Plant, Reliant's first ethanol CO2 source plant.

2008

Started Maciopa, AZ plant

2008

Peak of CO2 well stimulation business.

2011

Purchased Southern California Dry Ice distribution business from Rigoli Enterprises.

2012

Executed anchor tenant agreement for excess CO2 supply off Libby lease to facilitate overall lease development and supply reliability for Reliant Plants.

2013

Moved idle assets from well stimulation into crude hauling business.

2014

New lease executed on Libby lease to continue CO2 supply development.

2015

Purchase Atlantic Dry Ice assets to continue growth of the Dry Ice business in the South East United States.

2015

Sold Libby Lease and executed long term supply agreements for Reliant CO2 Supply.

2016

Purchased Air Liquide Iowa assets through the FTC forced divesture from Air Liquide/Airgas Acquisition.

2017

Consolidation of Reliant Partner Group.

2017

Acquired Dry Ice Sales, in Fort Worth, TX  as part of continued expansion in the Dry Ice division.

2018

Acquired 100% interest of Sandhill Group CO2 plant in Jackson, MS to increase long term supply reliability.

2019

Acquired Dry Ice, LLC. in Houma, LA to support distribution to Gulf Coast dry ice markets.

1970

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1972

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1976

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The Reliant Team

"Special thanks to the over 325 Reliant team members who support each other to make Reliant successful. We know that without our great team members we wouldn't be the company that we are. It’s our sincerest desire to build and support relationships that allow us all to fulfill what we are designed, gifted and called to be. This pursuit can bring on some of life’s biggest challenges as well as its biggest blessings."  

Scott Vanderburg
CEO, Reliant Holdings Ltd.

Employee Spotlight

Their Story

Something I feel has positively contributed to my career and I have enjoyed personally is the strong sense of family we have here at Reliant.

Coworkers Thoughts

Brenda has been a critical part of the Reliant Foundation for many years.  We have always had an HR department that we could rely on in an everchanging set of laws and guidelines.  That is because of Brenda and Her team, she leads with always doing the job with excellence! She is part of our Family!

- Scott Vanderburg

Brenda has many excellent attributes that contribute to her success. The main attributes that I rely on most is her dependability and commitment to Reliant. Brenda can be depended on to accomplish what is needed in a timely and accurate manner

- Scott Smith
Name

Brenda Woosley

Position
Reliant Holdings, HR
How long they've worked at Reliant
19 Years

Our Leadership Team

The Reliant leadership team which has the responsibility to coach guide and encourage the Reliant team to accomplish Reliant's vision and goals.

Fred Vanderburg Jr.

Chairman of the Board

Scott Vanderburg

Chief executive Officer & President

Vance Vanderburg

Chief Operations Officer

Scott Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Corey Prichard

Executive Vice President of Dry Ice Divisions + Business Dev.

Cynthia Bizik

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Joe Carle

Reliant Distribution
Division Manager

Johann Wasserman

Health Safety and Environment Director

Nealei Smith

Executive Assistant

Kalei Prichard

Communications Assistant

Brenda Woosley

Human Resources Director

Jennifer Jones

Information Technology Director

Josh Jones

Manufacturing + Processing Division Manager

Dean Wilkerson

Reliant Metro
Division Manager

Clifford “Buddy” Collen

Reliant Dry Ice Pacific
Division Manager

Jim Doles

Reliant Atlantic Group Division Manager

David Burdick

Reliant Gases
Division Manager

Our Vision for the future

Reliant is working on several projects that we anticipate announcing in the near future. These projects will support our goal of continued growth, enhanced customer service and increased supply reliability. 

Reliant is focused on the technical developments in recovery from non-traditional sources and the associated technology relative to application advances in the utilization of CO
2. In addition, Reliant aims to contribute to the healthy discussion and actions driving the industry, while doing its part in the conservation and efficient use of our natural resources to the benefit of our communities. “There are not any better experts in the field of CO2 than in our industry to work on the efficient use, mobilization and disposition of CO2, which is a key component to life. It’s in our blood.”

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