Venture Global LNG branches out to Asia

Venture Global LNG said that Stephen H. Del Regno, formerly head of marketing for Chevron’s North Asia LNG, has joined the company as Senior Vice President LNG Marketing.

Del Regno will lead Asia marketing efforts from Tokyo, Venture Global LNG said in a statement.

During his career, Del Regno developed a broad network of industry relationships with a proven track record of successful commercialization of LNG projects. While at Chevron, Del Regno led the marketing effort that successfully secured long-term sales contracts for the company’s two large Australian LNG projects, the statement said.

Based in Tokyo for the past 14 years, Del Regno brings to Venture Global LNG more than 35 years of experience in the energy industry. He has worked extensively in Asia, North America and the Middle East in many segments of the gas and LNG value chain, including natural gas marketing, development and acquisition of natural gas pipeline and distribution infrastructure. He has also helped to develop gas and electric power assets in Japan, Korea and Taiwan, according to the statement.

Prior to his time at Chevron, Del Regno was President of the El Paso Japan Company, where he was responsible for development of LNG, natural gas and gas-fired electric power assets. He was also accountable for originating opportunities for electricity marketing, gas marketing and trading businesses in Japan, Korea and Taiwan.

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