Hoekstra Trading LLC

Hoekstra Trading LLC

George Hoekstra is President of Hoekstra Trading LLC.  George retired from BP in 2009 after 35 years in refinery process research and technology management with BP and Amoco Oil Co. Since then he has offered consulting services to independent refiners in the field of hydroprocessing catalysts, including the refining industry's only multi-client, open market catalyst testing program.

George has also been an options investor for 30 years and is a contributing author to Futures and Options Trader and Active Trader Magazine.  His options investing articles focus on:

  • Analyzing price volatility
  • Finding bargains in the options markets
  • How to start your own options investing program


Hoekstra Trading LLC, President, 2010-current

BP Refining Technology, Hydroprocessing Consultant, 1998-2009

Amoco Oil Research & Development, Research Manager, 1988-1998

Amoco Oil Marketing, Product Manager - Lubricants, 1985-1988

Amoco Oil Research & Development, Research Engineer, 1974-1985


MBA University of Chicago, Finance, 1978

B.S. Chemical Engineering Purdue University, 1973

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