Regency Energy Partners Elects Paul Jolas as Chief Legal Officer

Tue Sep 8, 2009 7:30am EDT

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DALLAS--(Business Wire)--
The Board of Directors of the general partner of Regency Energy Partners LP
(NASDAQ: RGNC) announced today the election of Paul Jolas as executive vice
president, chief legal officer and secretary. 

Jolas joins Regency with 20 years of legal experience, including extensive
experience with corporate, securities, governance, finance and transactional
matters. 

Prior to joining Regency, he served in various legal roles at Dallas-based
Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TRN), most recently as vice president, deputy
general counsel and corporate secretary. Before joining Trinity, Jolas served as
senior regional counsel for the Texas division of KB Home; general counsel,
executive vice president and corporate secretary for Radiologix, Inc.; and as a
member of the corporate securities group for Haynes and Boone, LLP. 

"Regency is pleased to have attracted an executive as talented as Paul, who has
an outstanding record in the successful execution of corporate transactions,"
said Byron Kelley, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Regency.
"We are impressed with his extensive corporate finance and securities
experience, which will benefit Regency as we continue to focus on strategically
growing our business." 

Jolas joined Regency on September 8, and replaces Dan Fleckman, who previously
announced his resignation from Regency on May 8, to return to private practice.
Fleckman has served as a legal consultant since his departure. 

Jolas received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Northwestern
University and a Juris Doctor degree from Duke University School of Law. 

Jolas serves on the Statewide Board of Directors of the Texas General Counsel
Forum and the Dallas Chapter`s Board of Directors. He is past president of the
Dallas Chapter of the Texas General Counsel Forum. He is also a member of the
American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association.


Regency Energy Partners LP (Nasdaq: RGNC) is a growth-oriented, midstream energy
partnership engaged in the gathering, contract compression, processing,
marketing and transporting of natural gas and natural gas liquids. Regency`s
general partner is majority-owned by an affiliate of GE Energy Financial
Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE). For more information, visit the Regency
Energy Partners LP Web site at www.regencyenergy.com. 





Regency Energy Partners
Investor Relations:
Shannon Ming, 214-840-5477
Vice President, Corporate Finance Support & Investor Relations
IR@regencygas.com
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