Brian Lloyd

Sempra Infrastructure

Regional Vice President - External Affairs & Communications

Brian Lloyd is regional vice president—external affairs for Sempra Infrastructure and Sempra. In this role, Lloyd leads Sempra Infrastructure’s public affairs, communications and citizenship initiatives in the U.S., and Sempra’s public affairs in Texas. Most recently, Lloyd served as regional vice president—external affairs for Sempra LNG and as director of regulatory strategy for Sempra. Prior to joining Sempra, Lloyd served as executive director of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, where he was responsible for the daily operations and management of the agency, strategic planning, and policy development and implementation. Lloyd also served as Governor Rick Perry’s deputy director of budget, planning and policy; and served as the Governor’s primary energy policy advisor. Prior to that, Lloyd worked in a variety of roles at the Public Utility Commission and private industry related to electricity market restructuring and was the principle author of the 2008 Texas State Energy Plan developed by the Governor’s Competitiveness Council. Lloyd has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Louisiana State University and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in economics. He serves on the boards of directors of the Gulf Coast Power Association, Texas Association of Business, and Oncor Cares Foundation. 

Sessions With Brian Lloyd

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 12:00pm - 12:50pm (CST) / 09/mar/2022 06:00 pm - 09/mar/2022 06:50 pm

    North American Gas Market Outlook: More volatility ahead?

    Panel Gas & LNG

    Natural gas prices in North America were on a roller-coaster ride in 2021 as winter storm Uri, surging demand coupled with lagging production, and concerns over winter 2021–22 supplies jostled the market. Pressure is mounting in North America to accelerate the energy transition away from fossil fuels. Some state and local governments are pushing initiatives to move away from natural gas for end uses such as space and water heating. In other regions, state governments have passed legislation prohibiting municipalities from banning natural gas use. Is natural gas still the largest source of electricity generation? Will homes and businesses move away from gas furnaces in favor of electrification? Will hydrogen and renewable natural gas make significant market inroads? How will E&P companies adapt to the changing landscape? How do these trends shape the natural gas market and do they increase or decrease volatility during the decade ahead?