Vice President, Engineering and Construction
Steven M. Murphy was named vice president, Engineering and Construction for AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) in December 2011. He is responsible for all aspects of engineering, construction, and project management for the enterprise including the company's storage assets and new infrastructure related to the company's seven gas distribution companies: Atlanta Gas Light, Chattanooga Gas, Elizabethtown Gas, Elkton Gas, Florida City Gas, Nicor Gas and Virginia Natural Gas.
With a focus on engineering and operations, Murphy brings more than 20 years of valuable company experience to his new role. He has held numerous leadership positions since joining AGL Resources full-time in 1992. Previously, he served as managing director, Operations Services where he was responsible for developing strategic initiatives to establish and continually improve operating standards and procedures, asset record and maintenance systems, and integrity management programs as well as execution of activities associated with asset protection, system maintenance and cathodic protection. Prior to that, Murphy served as managing director, Engineering Management. In this position, he directed design engineering for AGL Resources' gas distribution companies, GIS Support Services, Compliance and System Integrity, and the Office of Corporate Engineering. He is accountable for an annual capital budget of $400 to $600 million for distribution system infrastructure improvements.
He earned his civil engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and a master's in business administration from Georgia State University. He is a professional engineer certified by the National Society of Professional Engineers.
Murphy lives with his wife and three sons in Canton, Ga.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com.