Enable Midstream hires former PE exec as EVP and chief commercial officer

Enable Midstream Partners LP, an operator and developer of natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets, has named Craig Harris as executive vice president and chief commercial officer. His appointment begins September 6, 2016. Harris is a former managing director at Alinda Capital Partners.


OKLAHOMA CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENBL) announced today that Craig Harris has been named executive vice president and chief commercial officer effective Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.

“I am pleased to welcome Craig to the Enable team,” said Rod Sailor, Enable’s president and CEO. “He brings an impressive track record of success in a variety of roles at energy-related organizations and solid experience in leading the development and implementation of a successful commercial strategy. His depth and breadth of experience will further strengthen our organizational and commercial leadership, and we look forward to the many contributions he will bring to our vision of building the industry’s preferred midstream provider.”

Most recently, Harris served as senior vice president of business development and marketing at Houston-based Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. At Columbia, he was responsible for business development and marketing strategy as well as executing on new projects and marketing on existing assets.

“I’m excited to join a company that is continuing to grow its presence in some of the country’s top plays,” Harris said. “Enable’s market-leading position in the SCOOP and STACK provides a strong gathering and processing base that is supported by a significant transportation network that reaches growing market demand.”

Enable continues to increase its SCOOP and STACK market share with a number of active rigs in the two plays dedicated to it. The company also is among the leaders in terms of processing capacity in the area and has nearly two million acres of gross acreage dedications in the plays.

Prior to joining Columbia, Harris worked at El Paso Corporation for 20 years in roles of increasing responsibility and also worked in private equity as managing director at Alinda Capital Partners, one of the world’s largest infrastructure investment firms.

Harris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a master’s in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University.

Enable owns, operates and develops strategically located natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. Assets include approximately 12,400 miles of gathering pipelines, 14 major processing plants with approximately 2.5 billion cubic feet per day of processing capacity, approximately 7,900 miles of interstate pipelines (including Southeast Supply Header, LLC of which Enable owns 50 percent), approximately 2,200 miles of intrastate pipelines and eight storage facilities comprising 85.0 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. For more information, visit EnableMidstream.com.