COLUMBIA, S.C. Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) has announced that Tommy “Wayne” Vermullen has been named General Manager of the company’s South Carolina subsidiary Dominion Energy Carolina Gas Transmission (DECGT).
As General Manager, Vermullen will be responsible for managing the operations of the natural gas transmission system across DECGT’s service territory. His responsibilities will include a continued focus on safety, reliability, efficiency, cost management, and innovation. In Vermullen’s role, he also will ensure customer needs are met and compliance is maintained for all local, state and federal regulatory requirements.
Vermullen moves into his new role after a more than 20-year career. He joined SCANA in 1994 and held several positions at South Carolina Pipeline Corp., including Manager-Engineering and, later, General Manager-Operations at Carolina Gas Transmission.
Vermullen joined Dominion Energy when the company acquired Carolina Gas Transmission in 2015. Since that time, he has served as Director-Gas Operations. He also has served as Incident Commander on numerous hurricanes and weather events and as DECGT lead on Environmental and Safety Integration.
Vermullen, a lifelong South Carolinian holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina. He is actively involved in the Palmetto Agribusiness Council board, the Junior Achievement of Greater SC general and executive boards, and the University of South Carolina’s College of Engineering and Computing Alumni Association board.
“Wayne Vermullen is a team builder and leader,” said Brian Sheppard, Vice President for Eastern Pipeline Operations, Dominion Energy Transmission, Inc. “He has earned the respect of colleagues and others in the industry by working his way through the ranks and delivering on commitments. DECGT and natural gas customers across South Carolina will greatly benefit from his leadership.”
About Dominion Energy Carolina Gas Transmission
Dominion Energy Carolina Gas Transmission is an interstate natural gas transportation company headquartered in Columbia, S.C. DECGT operates approximately 1,500 miles of transmission pipelines in South Carolina and Georgia. The company delivers natural gas to local utility companies and major industrial facilities throughout South Carolina.
About Dominion Energy
Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution and import/export services. As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed nearly $35 million in 2018 to community causes. Please visit www.DominionEnergy.com to learn more.