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Singapore LNG Terminal To Be Helmed By Energy/Petrochem Veteran Tan Soo Koong

Singapore LNG Terminal To Be Helmed By Energy/Petrochem Veteran Tan Soo Koong

Mr Tan Soo Koong will officially join Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG) on 2 April 2019, as its Chief Executive Officer.

A 30-year veteran of the Energy/Petrochemical sector, Mr Tan joins SLNG from Vopak Terminals Singapore, where he oversaw five terminals that together generate a sizeable portion of Vopak’s global revenue. Prior to joining Vopak, his earlier roles included managing the operations and business of Titan Petrochemicals’ Olefins & Aromatics Business Unit, and leading the manufacturing function at GE Plastics SEA.

Mr Tan takes over from Mr John Ng, who stepped down in December 2018.

Commenting on the appointment, the Chairman of SLNG, Mr Tang Kin Fei, said, “Soo Koong brings to SLNG a wealth of operational, technical and commercial experience in terminalling, production and manufacturing. He is also recognised within the industry as being a balanced, visionary and authentic leader. With him at the helm, SLNG will continue to be relentless in driving excellence in our Terminal’s operations to ensure security of LNG supply for Singapore; while at the same time, to be that catalyst to grow the LNG business and establish Singapore as the Regional LNG Hub.”

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About Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd

Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG) was incorporated in June 2009 to build, own and operate Singapore’s first open-access, multi-user LNG Terminal. This is a key infrastructure that supports the Country’s diversification strategy to enhance energy security, as well as further growth in the energy sector. The Terminal began commercial operations in May 2013 and its primary mandate is to provide Throughput (Send-out) Services for the domestic market. Beyond this, SLNG also offers ancillary services such as Vessel Cool-down, Storage & Reload, and LNG Truck Loading services. SLNG will continuously explore new LNG business opportunities as it pursues its vision to be a world-class LNG terminal operator enabling the growth of the energy market and LNG hub in Singapore.

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Simon Ang
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd
Mobile: +65 9664 6161

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