Tullow Oil has announced the appointment of Mitch Ingram as an independent Non-Executive Director of the company with immediate effect.
He is expected to join the Safety & Sustainability and Remuneration Committees.
A statement by Tullow on Thursday, September 10 said Mitch will stand for election at the 2020 Annual General Meeting in April, 2021.
“Mitch is a highly experienced oil and gas executive who has had a distinguished career with senior positions at Occidental Petroleum, BG Group and, most recently, at Anardarko where he was a member of the Group’s Executive Committee,” the statement said.
As Anadarko’s Executive Vice-President International, Deepwater and Exploration, Mitch took Anadarko’s significant LNG asset in Mozambique to FID for the first part of the project, which will create a global LNG hub in Southern Africa.
Concurrently, Mitch had responsibility for Anadarko’s Project Management, HSE, Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operaons, Exploration, and assets in Algeria and Ghana, including the Tullow operated Jubilee and TEN fields.
“At BG Group, Mitch was Development Director and then Asset General Manager for the Karachaganack field in Kazakhstan before working in Australia as Managing Director of QGC Australia on the world’s first coal seam gas to LNG project,” the statement added.
Mitch began his career at Occidental where he spent 22 years in a number of technical and operational roles in the UK North Sea, Qatar and Libya.
Mitch holds a BSc in Engineering Technology from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
Chair of Tullow Oil Plc Dorothy Thompson said regarding the appointment that: “I am delighted to welcome Mitch to the Board of Tullow.
“He will bring significant commercial, technical and operational insight to our discussions, as well as experience of Tullow’s assets in Ghana from his me at Anadarko. I am certain that his extensive industry experience and expertise will be of material assistance across all of Tullow’s activities.”
By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana