|Cheniere Energy Appoints Albert G. Nahas as Vice President,..|
HOUSTON, Oct 22, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG) announced today that Albert G. Nahas has been appointed Vice President, Government Affairs. In this capacity, he will head up the Company's Washington, D.C., office, serving as a liaison between Cheniere and senior level political and national oil company leaders.
Albert Nahas has over thirty years of diplomatic experience, including service to the United Nations, Organization of American States and U.S. Department of State. Most recently, he held the position of U.S. deputy Director for Iraq Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of State's Near East Bureau, Office of Iraq Affairs. Mr. Nahas joined the United States Department of State in 1977 as a Foreign Service Officer.
Albert Nahas received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from the University of Montreal in 1972 and his Master of Science in International Law and Business from Georgetown University on 1976. Mr. Nahas is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including the Charles E. Cobb, Jr. Award for innovative improvement of business climates for U.S. Companies.
Cheniere's Chairman and CEO, Charif Souki, said, "As a career diplomat, Albert Nahas adds a new level of international business and political insight to our organization. His experience will further our ability to ethically and efficiently manage the international relationships that are vital to our success as global players in the natural gas marketplace."
Cheniere is based in Houston, Texas. Additional information about Cheniere may be found on the company's web site at www.cheniere.com.
This press release contains certain statements that may include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included herein are "forward-looking statements." Included among "forward-looking statements" are, among other things, (i) statements regarding Cheniere's business strategy, plans and objectives and (ii) statements expressing beliefs and expectations regarding the development of Cheniere's LNG receiving terminal business. Although Cheniere believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect. Cheniere's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in Cheniere's periodic reports that are filed with and available from the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Other than as required under the securities laws, Cheniere does not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements.
SOURCE: Cheniere Energy, Inc.
CONTACT: Cheniere Energy, Inc., Houston Investor Relations Contact: Christina Cavarretta, 713-659-1361 or Media Relations Contact: Brandy Obvintsev, 832-518-4625
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KEYWORD: United States North America District of Columbia Texas INDUSTRY KEYWORD: Energy Oil/Gas Public Policy/Government Other Government White House/Federal Government SUBJECT CODE: Personnel