Sempra LNG Appoints Michael VanderMate as VP of Engineering and Construction to Advance Development of LNG Export Projects
SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2019 – Sempra LNG, a unit of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), today announced that Michael VanderMate has been named vice president of engineering and construction for Sempra LNG.
“Mike’s wealth of leadership experience with carrying out large-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects, pipelines and associated infrastructure will help to bring Sempra LNG’s five strategically located natural gas liquefaction projects to reality,” said Carlos Ruiz Sacristán, chairman and CEO of Sempra North American Infrastructure.
VanderMate joins Sempra LNG with 34 years of experience in engineering, construction, commissioning, project management and business management. He has spent most of his career with Bechtel, one of the largest privately held engineering, procurement and construction firms in the world and a well-respected LNG contractor. VanderMate has more than a decade of experience with executing U.S. and global multibillion-dollar LNG projects, including other relevant experience. He has worked in numerous locations, including the U.S. Gulf Coast, Mexico, Canada, South America and Australia.
Sempra LNG develops, builds and invests in natural gas liquefaction facilities and is pursuing the development of five strategically located LNG projects in North America with a goal of delivering 45 million tonnes per annum of clean natural gas to the largest world markets, making Sempra Energy one of North America's largest developers of LNG export facilities.
Sempra Energy's mission is to be North America's premier energy infrastructure company. With 2018 revenues of more than $11.6 billion, the San Diego-based company is the utility holding company with the largest U.S. customer base. The Sempra Energy companies' more than 20,000 employees are focused on delivering energy with purpose to approximately 40 million consumers worldwide. Sempra Energy has been consistently recognized for its leadership in diversity and inclusion, social responsibility and investment value, and is a member of the Dow Jones Utility Index.
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