Wagner to Head Corporate Development at Cheniere

The board of Cheniere Energy, Inc. has elected Stuart J. Wagner to the position of Senior Vice President Corporate Development.

Wagner has over 25 years of experience in the natural gas and energy industry. He served for 17 years as a founding partner of Petrie Parkman & Co., a leading energy investment banking boutique recently acquired by Merrill Lynch & Company. As a securities analyst there, Wagner covered both the regulated and unregulated natural gas sectors as well as independent exploration & production companies. Prior to joining Petrie Parkman & Co., Wagner was in the energy research department at The First Boston Corporation. ,P> Wagner received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. He is a member of the National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts.

Cheniere is developing a network of three, 100% owned LNG receiving terminals and related natural gas pipelines along the Gulf Coast of the United States. The three terminals will have an aggregate send-out capacity of 9.9 billion cubic feet per day. Cheniere is pursuing related LNG business opportunities both upstream and downstream of the terminals. Cheniere is also the founder and holds a 30% limited partner interest in a fourth LNG receiving terminal.