Sheppard To Become Vice President Of Dominion Transmission; Barger Announces Plans To Retire

 Sheppard To Become Vice President Of Dominion Transmission; Barger Announces
                               Plans To Retire

PR Newswire

CLARKSBURG, W.Va., Nov. 20, 2013

CLARKSBURG, W.Va., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Dominion (NYSE: D) announced
today that Brian C. Sheppard, managing director-Pipeline Operations for
Dominion Transmission, will be promoted to vice president-Pipeline Operations
upon the retirement of Jeffrey L. Barger, effective April 1, 2014. Sheppard
will be based in Clarksburg, W.Va., and report to Diane Leopold, senior vice
president-Dominion Transmission.

"Brian's vast technical and operational knowledge makes him an excellent
choice to lead the group in Clarksburg," said Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman,
president and chief executive officer. "Jeff has made many contributions
throughout his distinguished career. We are going to miss him and wish him
well on the next phase of his life."

Sheppard, who joined CNG Transmission in 1988 as a production engineer, has
held many positions in his 25-year career with the company. In 2003 he was
responsible for operations at the Hastings Extraction Plant. In 2009, he was
promoted to managing director-Planning & Development in Dominion Exploration &
Production. He returned to Dominion Transmission in 2010 as managing
director-Pipeline Operations where his responsibilities include NGL
Operations, Gas Control, Compression Services, Operations Support, Safety and
Technical Training.

Sheppard has a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from Marietta
College in Ohio and is a registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia. He
has served on the 2013 Harrison County United Way Campaign Cabinet as the
co-chair of the Natural Resources Division.

Barger, responsible for Dominion Transmission's natural gas pipeline and
storage operations, has more than 35 years' experience with the company. He
joined Consolidated Natural Gas in 1977 and held numerous positions in
engineering and operations in Transmission. He was named to his current
position in February 2000 upon the merger of CNG with Dominion.

Barger serves on the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America's
Operations, Safety & Environmental Committee. He also served as the 2013
Harrison County United Way Campaign chairman and is past chairman of the
United Hospital Foundation Board. Barger is a member of the board of several
organizations, including the West Virginia Independent College & University
Foundation, the Harrison County United Way, the Harrison County Chamber of
Commerce and the United Hospital Center, where he also serves as secretary.
Barger holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from Pennsylvania State

Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy,
with a portfolio of approximately 23,500 megawatts of generation, 11,000 miles
of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,400 miles of
electric transmission lines. Dominion operates one of the nation's largest
natural gas storage systems with 947 billion cubic feet of storage capacity
and serves retail energy customers in 15 states. For more information about
Dominion, visit the company's website at

SOURCE Dominion

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