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NextDecade announces new appointment

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NextDecade Corp. has announced that Patrick Hughes has been appointed Vice President, Corporate Strategy.

NextDecade, based in the Woodlands, Texas, US, is an LNG development company that focuses on LNG export projects in Texas. In his new position, Hughes will be responsible for corporate strategy and business development activities, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategy partnership. Furthermore, he will also oversee investor relations for the company.

The Chairman and CEO of NextDecade, Kathleen Eisbrenner, said: “We are delighted to have Patrick join our management team and believe he will make significant contributions to the advancement of our projects, including Rio Grande LNG in South Texas.

“Patrick’s deep knowledge of the global LNG industry, coupled with his sell-side research and investment banking experience, makes him an ideal match for this role and for NextDecade.”

Before joining the company, Hughes served as a partner in the investment banking and advisory group at Height Securities LLC – a broker-dealer based in Washington, D.C. During his time with Height, he was focused purely on the energy and industrial sectors.

Hughes said: “I am honoured to join NextDecade’s industry-leading team.

“With significant experience across the global LNG value-chain, NextDecade has secured important competitive advantages for its projects. I look forward to working toward positive final investment decisions on the Rio Grande LNG and Rio Bravo Pipeline projects with NextDecade and its strategic and financial partners.”

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