RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2009 -- Dominion announced today that Paul E. Ruppert has been named senior vice president-Dominion Transmission, effective June 1. He is currently vice president-Pipeline Engineering & Plant Operations.
Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief executive officer, said:
"In more than two decades with Dominion, Paul has been a proven leader in our Dominion Energy business unit, providing valuable expertise in pipeline and storage engineering. His command and knowledge of gas transmission and storage will serve our customers and shareholders well in his new endeavor."
Ruppert will be responsible for a business that operates one of the world's largest underground natural gas storage systems. The company has links to other major pipelines and to markets in the Midwest, mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States.
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of more than 27,000 megawatts of generation, 1.2 trillion cubic feet equivalent of proved natural gas and oil reserves, 14,000 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,000 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates the nation's largest natural gas storage facility with 975 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves retail energy customers in 12 states. For more information about Dominion, visit the company's Web site at http://www.dom.com.