Boston, MA – Xpress Natural Gas LLC (XNG), a full-service compressed (CNG) and liquified natural gas (LNG) provider with operations throughout the United States and eastern Canada, has announced the hiring of two key executives into leadership roles.
Vince Morrissette has joined the XNG management team as Executive Vice President of Wholesale Business Development. Vince has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry in a variety of roles including energy infrastructure development, natural gas sales/marketing, asset management, financial planning/analysis, regulatory affairs, and engineering. Prior to joining XNG, Vince held leadership positions at Repsol Energy North America, CenterPoint Energy, Iroquois Gas Transmission, and El Paso Corp associated primarily with energy infrastructure development (pipelines, power generation, and LNG facilities). He has been actively involved in the Northeast U.S. gas market for most of his career, with strong focus on wholesale market development, infrastructure development, and regulatory affairs in the region.
Gary Ritter has joined XNG as Vice President, Sales and Business Development focusing on Gas Utilities. Gary comes from Tenaska, where he was responsible for commercial and operational relationships with LDC customers across New England and the Mid-Atlantic states. His experience includes gas marketing, asset management, and acting as agent for northeast gas utility and power generation customers. Prior to that, Gary was with GDF Suez and Distrigas, with responsibility for coordination of all trucked LNG to northeast LDC tanks. Gary brings extensive understanding of regional LDCs assets and their service needs.
Xpress Natural Gas operates a fleet of over 100 high-volume trailers, with demonstrated equipment capable of maintaining rates in excess of 900 million cubic feet per hour. “Scalability and redundancy are core to our operations,” said Matt Smith, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “We can rapidly mobilize resources and assets from any of our eight gas dispatch centers to provide high volume gas supply to locations on little or no notice. It is that ability that matters most to our customers.”
“We are investing in experienced resources to accelerate our growth,” said CEO John Nahill. “Vince and Gary bring extensive experience and knowledge to our customers, as well as a clear understanding of the opportunities where our trucked gas solutions can improve reliability and reduce costs.”
About Xpress Natural Gas: Xpress Natural Gas (XNG) provides rapid and reliable delivery of liquid natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) to customers throughout the United States and the Canadian Maritimes through their network of virtual pipelines. With more than 70 million gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) under contract for 2017, XNG is the largest private distributor of CNG in the United States, helping business, institutions, and utilities to lower energy costs and reduce their environmental impact. For more information about Xpress Natural Gas, visit www.xng.com.
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