Jim Hayes Named New Cirro Energy Managing Director

  Jim Hayes Named New Cirro Energy Managing Director

Business Wire

PLANO, Texas -- March 21, 2013

Cirro Energy Group, Inc., a Dominion Resources Company, announced that Jim
Hayes, the Director of Dominion Energy Marketing, Inc. (DEMI), has been
appointed Managing Director for Cirro Energy beginning 2013. Hayes succeeds
Mike Rose and will be responsible for directing Cirro Energy’s growth across
Texas. Mike Rose has accepted a new job with Dominion’s joint venture, Blue
Racer Midstream, where he will be chief administrative officer on loan from
Dominion. Mike will work at Blue Racer’s headquarters in Dallas.

“Jim Hayes’s strong grasp on the intricacies of the complex wholesale energy
market is a rare and significant talent,” said Kathy Curtis, Dominion Vice
President of Retail. “Jim’s expertise will keep Cirro Energy financially sound
while we implement programs that offer solid value to our growing base of

Hayes has been in the energy industry for close to two decades. Following his
success as a Power Trader for Dominion, Hayes was promoted to Director of
Energy Trading in 2000. During that time, he was responsible for managing the
power portfolio of Dominion. In 2005, Hayes was promoted to Director of DEMI
where he was directly responsible for taking the company’s merchant power
assets to market in PJM, ISONE and MISO. Before joining Dominion, Hayes was an
oil broker with United Fuels Inc for over a decade.

“Among the savviest energy consumers in the country, Texans expect their
electricity company to provide both great value and excellent customer
service,” said Hayes. “The leadership team has proven they can deliver on that
promise. I’m excited to build upon their success and reach new customers while
strengthening ties to those who have already chosen Cirro Energy as their
electricity provider.”

About Cirro Energy

Cirro Energy brings a smarter, simpler approach to retail electricity
service.A subsidiary of Dominion, one of the nation's largest producers and
transporters of energy, Cirro Energy delivers superior customer service and
savings to residential and business customers in Texas. From competitively
priced plans for electricity to Smart Shop energy efficiency products, Cirro
Energy empowers consumers to make smart choices that save them money. For more
information on Cirro Energy, visit www.cirroenergy.com; media can contact
Scott Black of TPRM at (214) 520-3430 ext. 303. For more information about
Dominion, visit the company's Web site at http://www.dom.com.


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Scott Black, 214-520-3430 ext. 303
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