Former Sempra LNG CEO joins Tellurian as advisor
US LNG export project developer, Tellurian, hired Octávio Simões as a senior advisor to the company’s CEO Meg Gentle.
Simões recently retired from his role as President and CEO of Sempra LNG & Midstream.
Gentle said, “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.”
“I look forward to capitalizing on his expertise as we complete the commercialization of Driftwood LNG and prepare the company for future growth,” she said.
Tellurian is developing a portfolio of natural gas production, LNG trading, and infrastructure that includes the 27.6 mtpa Driftwood LNG export facility and an associated pipeline project near Lake Charles, Louisiana, on the U.S. Gulf Coast.