Former McDermott executive vice president and chief operating officer Samik Mukherjee has joined Tellurian LNG just two weeks after departing the engineering and construction company.

Mukherjee will serve as executive vice president and president of Tellurian's Driftwood assets. Driftwood LNG, which is under preliminary construction in Louisiana, will be the company’s first foray into the LNG export arena.

Mukherjee stepped