Octávio Simões

Tellurian Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Octávio Simões was named President and CEO of Tellurian Inc. on November 30, 2020. Previously he was an EVP, LNG Marketing and Business Development and a member of the Executive Committee at Tellurian engaged in all aspects of the LNG industry. Before he joined Tellurian, he was President and CEO of Sempra LNG & Midstream where he was responsible for all LNG and natural gas midstream activities, including the company's efforts at Cameron LNG, Energia Costa Azul LNG and Port Arthur LNG. Prior responsibilities include business development, acquisitions, engineering and construction, operations and asset management in power generation, as well as financial and strategic planning. Simões has degrees in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and from the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Massachusetts. Simões is a native of Lisbon, Portugal.

SESSIONS WITH Octávio Simões

Wednesday, 3 March

  • 02:10pm - 02:40pm (CST) / 03/mar/2021 08:10 pm - 03/mar/2021 08:40 pm

    Strategic Dialogue

    North American Gas: Partner to the future

    Panel Markets/Economics/Strategy Gas & LNG

    Natural gas has long been thought to be a bridge fuel to a greener global economy. For some it has become the “new coal” and is seen as a barrier to decarbonization efforts. What are the prospects for natural gas in a net-zero world? Will the Biden Administration hasten the transition away from natural gas? What does the future look like for infrastructure companies that have invested heavily in natural gas? What is the role of natural gas in a decarbonized future?