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Fairwood LNG Announces Appointment of Kailash Singal as Engineering Director


August 17, 2015
By Business Wire News

HOUSTON

Fairwood LNG announced the appointment of Kailash Singal as Project Engineering Director to develop its first floating liquefaction vessel (“FLNGV”). Mr. Singal was most recently a project technical manager on Cheniere Energy, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: LNG) Corpus Christi liquefaction facilities, and has over 20 years of experience developing liquefaction terminals in the US and around the world. Through this experience, he is very familiar with best practices ensuring construction of a best in class product.

Mr. Singal will work closely with Fairwood LNG’s chosen FEED contractor, Bechtel, to design and develop its first project, Port Delfin. His background and experience will bring critical expertise to the Fairwood LNG engineering team. Mr. Singal remarked, “I am very excited to be joining the Fairwood team. I believe this project is a high-quality project that is very well positioned for success. I look forward to delivering a safe, reliable, maintainable, and operable floating liquefaction vessel on or before schedule and within budget.”

Frederick Jones, the CEO of Fairwood, commented, “We are excited to have Mr. Singal on board, and we are proud of our ability to attract top-notch engineering talent. Not only does Kailash bring decades of relevant LNG expertise, his most recent position with a competing project provides firsthand experience in developing a world-class liquefaction project in the Gulf region. We look forward to welcoming Kailash to our team.”

About Fairwood LNG LLC:

Fairwood LNG is a midstream LNG company focused on providing critical infrastructure for the floating liquefaction industry. Fairwood LNG is the parent company and 100%-owner of Delfin LNG LLC, which is developing the first floating liquefaction project in the United States. Fairwood LNG is well-positioned to expand its business beyond Delfin LNG over time to a variety of participants in the growing midstream LNG industry. The company is led by Chief Executive Officer Frederick Jones and has headquarters in Houston, Texas.

About Delfin LNG LLC:

Delfin LNG LLC (“Delfin”) is currently developing Port Delfin, a floating liquefaction and export facility to be located in the Gulf of Mexico. As planned, Port Delfin consists of onshore gas compression facilities and a deepwater port that uses existing pipeline infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico to transport natural gas offshore to four moored floating liquefaction vessels. Delfin has submitted an application to MARAD and the USCG for authorization to construct, own, and operate a deepwater port capable of exporting 443.3 Bscf/y of natural gas or 9.2 MMtpa of LNG. Delfin signed Joint Development Agreements with Höegh LNG Ltd (Oslo Børs: HLNG) and Enbridge, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: ENB) in relation to the project. Further information is available at www.delfinlng.com.

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