HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tellurian Inc. (Tellurian) (NASDAQ: TELL) announced today that Octávio M.C. Simões has joined the company as Senior Advisor to the CEO. Mr. Simões recently retired from his role as President and CEO of Sempra LNG & Midstream, LLC (Sempra).
President and CEO Meg Gentle said, “Octávio brings 38 years of impressive energy industry experience to Tellurian’s remarkable infrastructure team. At Sempra, he led the company’s LNG and natural gas midstream activities, including development and commercialization of Cameron LNG, where he focused on reliability of deliveries to customers, safety and gas sourcing strategies that assure reliable production of LNG. Octávio has deep relationships in the LNG market and an unmatched tenacity for developing new projects. I look forward to capitalizing on his expertise as we complete the commercialization of Driftwood LNG and prepare the company for future growth.”
About Tellurian Inc.
Tellurian was founded by Charif Souki and Martin Houston and is led by President and CEO Meg Gentle. Tellurian intends to create value for shareholders by building a low-cost, global natural gas business, profitably delivering natural gas to customers worldwide. Tellurian is developing a portfolio of natural gas production, LNG trading, and infrastructure that includes an ~ 27.6 mtpa LNG export facility and an associated pipeline. Tellurian is based in Houston, Texas, and its common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “TELL”.
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