Oct. 3, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America announced the election
C. Gregory Harper
, as chairman of the INGAA board of directors for 2013. Harper is senior vice president and group president of CenterPoint Energy's (NYSE: CNP) Pipelines and Field Services businesses.
"Greg is a strong leader, with real understanding about the enormous opportunities for natural gas and the natural gas pipeline industry," said INGAA President and CEO
. "Greg will be at the forefront of industry efforts to advance natural gas as a solution to the nation's energy, environmental, economic and employment challenges. He also intends to continue our efforts educating lawmakers, regulators and the public on the role pipelines play as the critical link in bringing much-needed natural gas supply to market."
Harper follows Spectra Energy President and CEO
Gregory L. Ebel
as INGAA chairman.
INGAA's board also elected
Gary L. Sypolt
, chief executive officer of Dominion Resources' Dominion Energy operating segment, as first vice chairman, and
, president of
's Natural Gas Pipe Line Company, as second vice chair.
INGAA is the North American association representing the interstate and interprovincial natural gas pipeline industry.
INGAA's members operate approximately 200,000 miles of pipelines, and serve as an indispensable link between natural gas producers and consumers.
SOURCE CenterPoint Energy