Vice President, Storage and Peaking Operations
James Pitts was named vice president, Storage and Peaking Operations of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) in December 2011. He is responsible for field operations of the following company facilities: AGL Resources' five liquefied natural gas facilities and three propane peaking plants; all regulated storage facilities supporting the Nicor Gas system in northern Illinois; and all non-regulated storage assets including Jefferson Island Storage & Hub in Louisiana, Golden Triangle Storage in Texas and Central Valley Gas Storage in California.
Previously, Mr. Pitts was vice president, Midstream Operations, where he was responsible for asset development of midstream projects and operations of midstream assets. He had oversight of Jefferson Island Storage & Hub and Golden Triangle Storage, both high-deliverability salt dome storage caverns. Working with AGL Resources since 2005, he served as a consultant advising on the development and operation of the company's salt dome storage assets.
Mr. Pitts began his natural gas career at Kinder Morgan, where he worked in various operations and engineering positions for nearly 30 years.
He earned his undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University and is a registered Professional Engineer.
Mr. Pitts lives in Spring, Texas with his wife, Saeng. They have three daughters and six grandchildren.
About AGL Resources
AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves approximately 630,000 retail energy customers and approximately 1.2 million customer service contracts through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Pivotal Home Solutions, respectively, which markets natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region. AGL Resources is a member of the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.aglresources.com.