Daniel Bustos

Excelerate Energy

Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer

Daniel Bustos is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Excelerate Energy, responsible for the commercial development of our LNG importation projects. Daniel formerly served as the Senior Vice President of Project Origination for Excelerate Energy. Prior to joining Excelerate Energy, Daniel worked for Repsol YPF in various positions for both E&P and downstream business in Latin America, including leading Repsol’s oil and gas commercial activities in Bolivia, development of the propane business in Latin America, and managing strategic planning and development for the natural gas division in Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. In 2007, Daniel was part of the Repsol team that developed Bahía Blanca GasPort, the world’s first floating regasification terminal. Daniel earned a Nuclear Engineering Degree from Instituto Balseiro (Argentina) in 1997 and holds both a Nuclear Engineering Master’s Degree and an MBA in Corporate Finance.

Sessions With Daniel Bustos

Thursday, 10 March

  • 11:20am - 12:10pm (CST) / 10/mar/2022 05:20 pm - 10/mar/2022 06:10 pm

    Valuing Flexibility & Firm Capacity in the Power System: Battery, gas, or others?

    Panel Power & Renewables

    The looming retirement of much of the nation's coal fleet combined with electrification-driven load growth is focusing attention on the need for firm resources. At the same time, the influx of intermittent renewables is increasing net load volatility and creating a need for fast-ramping flexible resources. Utilities across the country are wrestling with how to meet these needs by investing in portfolios that balance affordability, reliability, and climate. More often than not, the choice comes down to batteries or gas. What role will batteries and gas play in a decarbonizing power sector? Are they complements or competitors? What other resources can provide these services?