Cheniere Energy Inc. and Cheniere Energy Partners LP promoted Corey Grindal to the posts of executive vice president and COO, Houston-based Cheniere said Sept. 21.
“It is a critical time for the company, with our operations and LNG production in focus across global energy markets, and I look forward to helping reinforce Cheniere’s reputation as the leading supplier of flexible and reliable LNG in the world.”—Corey Grindal, Cheniere Energy Inc.
The announcement comes as Cheniere embarks on its new “20/20 vision” that forecasts over $20 billion in available cash through 2026 and a $4 billion share buyback while it seeks to ramp up liquefaction capacity to around 60 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in the near-term and 90 mtpa in the long-term.
Effective Jan. 2, Grindal, who joined Cheniere in 2013, will head up varied organizations within Cheniere including operations, engineering and construction, shared services and worldwide trading.
“It is a critical time for the company, with our operations and LNG production in focus across global energy markets, and I look forward to helping reinforce Cheniere’s reputation as the leading supplier of flexible and reliable LNG in the world,” Grindal said in the statement.
Grindal will relocate again to Houston from London where he has served as executive vice president of worldwide trading since 2020, and continue to report to Cheniere president and CEO Jack Fusco.
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