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New leadership at H2O Midstream

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On 14 December, H2O Midstream LLC announced the addition of Stephen McNair to its Executive Leadership Team as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer.

McNair served most recently as President of Pioneer Water Management LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD), one of the largest independent producers in the Permian Basin.

In his role at Pioneer, Stephen oversaw the largest midstream water operation in North America, responsible for Pioneer's water requirements including supply, transportation, storage, re-use and disposal of up to 2 million bpd of water.

"Stephen is an incredibly well respected leader in the industry today," said Jim Summers, Chief Executive Officer of H2O. "With his background in both the traditional midstream space and more recently water midstream operations, Stephen is the perfect fit to help us grow our business in the Permian Basin and throughout North America."

Over his 31 year career, McNair has worked in both the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry, having held numerous technical, commercial and executive leadership positions at established majors and independents, including Conoco, Phillips, DCP Midstream, Teppco, Crosstex and Pioneer.

"I cannot think of a better time to apply the midstream business model and best practices to water management as the demand for efficient and low cost water services becomes critical to the upstream sector's development of their acreage positions," said McNair. "I am pleased to join the exceptionally talented H2O Midstream team."

McNair earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Oklahoma City University.

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