Chief Operating Officer, Sequent Energy Management
Bob Hayes is chief operating officer, Sequent Energy Management. Prior to his appointment, Bob was senior vice president of Trading. He has more than 25 years of experience in the natural gas industry. This role includes continuing responsibility for overseeing all of Sequent's trading and operations activities.
Prior to joining Sequent, Bob worked five years for Calpine Corporation as vice president of Natural Gas Trading. In this role, he was responsible for the physical gas purchasing, balancing and operations for Calpine's North American fleet of 87 natural gas-fired (26,000 MW) power plants. He previously worked for Summit Energy Services Inc. (formerly Kimball Resources, Inc.), where he was vice president of the Producer Services business and led industrial markets business development. Prior to that, he served as vice president of Gas Origination for El Paso Merchant Energy Services.
Bob began his career as an accountant with Mobil Oil Corp. and later supported Mobil Natural Gas Inc. as a natural gas scheduler.
Bob holds bachelor of Business Administration degrees in both Finance and Accounting from Texas A&M University and belongs to several professional organizations in the energy industry.
Bob and his wife, Yvette, have been married for more than 20 years and have two daughters.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com.