Enable Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: ENBL) has appointed Ronnie K. Irani, president and CEO of RKI Energy Resources, as an independent director to the board of directors of its general partner Enable GP LLC, effective March 1. Irani will fill the independent director seat held by C. Scott Hobbs, who stepped down from the board, effective Feb. 29.
Prior to forming RKI Energy Resources, Irani was president and CEO of RKI Exploration and Production, which was acquired by WPX Energy in 2015. In addition, he served as senior vice president and general manager of the Western US business unit for Dominion Resources and as an executive vice president at Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp.
Irani earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Bombay University, India. He also holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in petroleum engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Oklahoma City University.
Irani serves on the board of the Mewbourne School of Petroleum & Geological Engineering and the Sarkeys Energy Center at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a board member of the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission and serves on the board of visitors for the International Programs at the University of Oklahoma.