Oil Search names Wulff to replace Botten

AFTER a world-wide search PNG’s largest petroleum Oil Search Ltd has picked a replacement from its own ranks to replace its legendary managing director Peter Botten. Mr Botten had months ago that would retire from Oil Search on 25 August 2020. This triggered a major executive hunt for a suitable replacement, with the company deciding to replace him with a highly regarded oil and gas and long-term Oil Search man

New CEO for PTTEP in Australia

THAILAND’S national petroleum exploration and production company PTTEP has appointed Ryan Hartfield as its new chief executive officer in Australia. Mr Hartfield was previously managing counsel and head of contracts and Procurement at PTTEP Australasia. He joined the company in 2012. A top-10 publicly-listed company on the Thai Stock Exchange, PTTEP operates more than 40 projects globally. In Australia, PTTEP AA is the operator of the highly prospective Cash Maple

Cushman & Wakefield secures Woodside Energy Ltd global HQ facilities management contract

LEADING Australian oil and gas company, Woodside Energy Ltd has appointed Cushman & Wakefield to provide integrated facilities management and workplace services at its new global headquarters in Perth known as Mia Yellagonga. Mia Yellagonga is a brand new campus style complex located in the Perth CBD at 17 Mount Street, combining a world-class built environment with cutting edge technology to deliver a state of the art workplace. Built by

Industry leaders to highlight importance of Diversity & Inclusion at AOG 2018

There is no doubt that diversity and inclusion in the workplace are now considered C-level issues, and key leaders in Australia’s oil and gas sector are amongst those who are pushing that message. The importance of diversity and inclusion in the oil and gas workplace will be a major feature at AOG 2018, with some of the industry’s leading spokespeople lending their presence to the key Diversity & Inclusion Breakfast

Experienced trio to lead WA’s newest investor relations firm

Strategy and outcomes focussed boutique investor relations agency Chapter One Advisors has formally commenced operations, with three highly experienced investor relations professionals heading up the new firm. Located in Perth CBD, Chapter One provides high-quality investor relations and media rela- tions expertise across a wide range of industries including property, technology, oil and gas, minerals and mining. The company was founded by seasoned public relations head Paul Niardone and well-respect-

Deloitte adds Boto to its Australian oil and gas team

Deloitte has grown its oil and gas practice capability in Brisbane, with the arrival of Elizeu Boto as a Principal in the firm’s energy and resources industry group. Elizeu comes to Deloitte with extensive experience focused on the resources industry gained in Australia and Latin America. He was most recently industry consulting lead for Accenture’s energy practice, working primarily with the unconventional gas operators on the east coast. Prior to

APPEA appoints Qld director

APPEA has appointed Rhys Turner as its new Queensland Director. Mr Turner is a corporate affairs professional with wide experience in federal and state government. For the last three years, he has been Head of Government and Industry Affairs for the Queensland-based Tatts Group. APPEA Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts said Mr Turner would lead APPEA’s engagement and advocacy in Queensland. “Queensland is now home to a world-class natural gas

Ted Jacobson retires from Carnarvon Board

Highly regarded industry veteran Ted Jacobson has announced he is retiring as a director of Carnarvon Petroleum Limited. Mr Jacobson has advised Carnarvon’s chairman Peter Leonhard that due to his health and wanting to spend more time with his family abroad, now was an appropriate time to retire from the Board. He has offered to make himself available for technical support as the Carnarvon team require. Mr Jacobson has been

John Evans

UK-based wellhead and valve maintenance specialist form Simmons Edeco has promoted Mark Hunt to the newly created position of Operations manager for its European base of operations in Great Yarmouth, England. In his new role, Hunt is responsible for overseeing the strategic development of operations initiatives, including plans to expand globally. With 31 years in the oil and gas industry,Mr Hunt has a solid background in operations, with particular emphasis

Stuart MacKenzie

SUBSEA mining proponent Nautilus Minerals has appointed Stuart MacKenzie as company secretary and legal counsel, and Glenn Withers as acting chief financial officer. Mr MacKenzie has over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry, and holds a BSc (honours in Geology) from The University of Alberta, and a law degree from the University of New South Wales. He has extensive experience with TSX, NASDAQ, ASX and POMSoX listings, as well