OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL) today announced that effective Feb. 1, 2015, energy industry veteran Alan Harris will join the Board of Directors of its general partner, Enable Midstream GP, LLC. Harris will join Peter H. Kind and C. Scott Hobbs as independent directors and will serve on the Board’s audit, conflicts and compensation committees. He will chair the compensation committee.
“We appreciate Alan’s willingness to serve on our Board and look forward to him joining us early next year,” said Pete Delaney, Enable Midstream chairman and chairman and CEO of OGE Energy Corp. “He will bring a wealth of midstream experience and add a valuable perspective to our Board.”
Harris, 61, will retire from Spectra Energy before joining the Enable Midstream Board.
Harris joined Spectra in 1982 and served in multiple roles with increasing responsibilities. Most recently, he served as senior advisor to chairman, president and CEO Gregory L. Ebel. In his role, Harris provided oversight and focus for Spectra’s project execution efforts. Prior to this role, he served as chief development and operations officer from 2009 to 2013. In that dual role, he oversaw the company’s strategy, business development, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as project execution, the operations of Spectra Energy’s U.S. pipeline and storage business, environment, health and safety, and the company’s master limited partnership.
Harris is a former board member of DCP Midstream Partners, a public midstream master limited partnership.
“Alan’s depth and breadth of experience will further strengthen our Board,” said Enable Midstream Board member and CenterPoint Energy president and CEO Scott Prochazka. “We congratulate him on his upcoming retirement and look forward to his participation on our Board.”
Harris received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northeastern Oklahoma State University in Tahlequah, Okla., and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tulsa and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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Enable Midstream owns, operates and develops strategically located natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. The company’s assets include approximately 11,000 miles of gathering pipelines, 12 major processing plants with approximately 2.1 billion cubic feet per day of processing capacity, approximately 7,900 miles of interstate pipelines (including Southeast Supply Header, LLC of which the company owns 49.90 percent), approximately 2,300 miles of intrastate pipelines and eight storage facilities comprising 86.5 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. For more information visit EnableMidstream.com.
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