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NextDecade Corp. appoints Sir Frank Chapman to Board of Directors

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NextDecade Corp. has announced that Sir Frank Chapman has been appointed to its Board of Directors as a non-executive, independent director.

“It is a true honour to welcome Sir Frank to NextDecade’s Board,” said Matt Schatzman, NextDecade’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “His insights and experience, gained from his distinguished career and outstanding record of business achievement in the energy industry, especially in LNG project construction and operations, will be invaluable to the Board and our company.”

Sir Frank graduated with first class honours in Mechanical Engineering from Queen Mary College, London University. He has spent 40 years in the oil and gas industry, beginning his career with BP plc before moving to Royal Dutch Shell plc, where he worked for 18 years. He then moved to British Gas as Managing Director Exploration and Production in 1996. Sir Frank was appointed Chief Executive of BG Group plc (previously British Gas) in 2000 and was a member of its Board of Directors for over 16 years. He retired from BG Group plc in June 2013. Sir Frank was also Chairman of Golar LNG Ltd from September 2014 to September 2015 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Rolls-Royce Holdings, plc.

Sir Frank was named in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours List and knighted for services to the oil and gas industry.

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