Hubert E. Bereman

Vice President, Development Engineering

Mr. Hugh Bereman is the Vice President of Development and Engineering for Smith Cogeneration and Vice President of Quoddy Bay LNG. Mr. Bereman has over 15 years of experience in the development and implementation of oil & gas exploration, production, gathering, processing, refining, and transportation projects. Mr. Bereman also has over ten years of construction supervision experience on highways, bridges, airports, water/sewer plants, earth-fill dams and commercial buildings. These projects were in both the private and public sector for engineering firms, oil and gas and electric utilities.

Mr. Bereman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Wyoming, and is a member of The Society of Petroleum engineers and The National Association of Corrosion Engineers. Prior to joining Smith Cogeneration in 1996, Mr. Bereman was the Principal Gas Engineer with IES Utilities, in Iowa, supervising all aspects of transportation and delivery for 3 BCF of natural gas per year. Mr. Bereman also worked as a business engineer for Delhi Gas Pipeline of Texas for several years as the Operations Manager for Martin Oil & Gas Company in Houston, Texas, and for Marathon Oil Company in the Rocky Mountain region.