HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) today announced the promotion of David Shammo to vice president, business development, for Spectra Energy's Southeast U.S. operations, which includes lead commercial responsibilities for Gulfstream Natural Gas System, Spectra Energy's joint venture with Williams, and Southeast Supply Header (SESH), the company's joint venture with CenterPoint Energy. Shammo also will be responsible for furthering the company's business development focus on power generation opportunities in the Southeast U.S. footprint.
"Over the past seven years, David has overseen our expansion build-outs of the SESH and Gulfstream systems and managed numerous relationships with our key electric utility customers in the Southeast who, we anticipate, will be further rationalizing their incremental natural gas requirements to meet new generation needs due to fuel oil and coal conversions," said Mark Fiedorek, group vice president, Spectra Energy, Transmission & Storage, Southeast.
"David's leadership will be critical in the development and execution of Spectra Energy's new service offerings in the Southeast market," he said.
Shammo has been with Spectra Energy and its predecessor companies since 1981. A native of Ohio, Shammo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Akron. He will continue to be located in Tampa, Fla.
Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), a FORTUNE 500 company, is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. For nearly a century, Spectra Energy and its predecessor companies have developed critically important pipelines and related infrastructure connecting natural gas supply sources to premium markets. Based in Houston, Texas, the company operates in the United States and Canada approximately 19,100 miles of transmission pipeline, more than 305 billion cubic feet of storage, as well as natural gas gathering and processing, natural gas liquids operations and local distribution assets. The company also has a 50 percent ownership in DCP Midstream, one of the largest natural gas gatherers and processors in the United States. Spectra Energy is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes and the U.S. S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Project's Leadership Index for both Carbon Performance and Disclosure. For more information, visit www.spectraenergy.com.
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