13 May 2013
Appointment of COO
Independent Oil and Gas Ltd (“IOG”), the North Sea focused Oil and Gas Company, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Richard Jameson as Chief Operating Officer. Richard joins IOG initially on a part time basis reflecting IOG’s current status as a non-operator. He has extensive experience in managing North Sea Operations, recently as the decommissioning manager for Hess UK.
Commenting, Mark Routh, CEO of IOG, said:
Richard has a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget. He will be very useful to IOG working in partnership with the Operator on Blythe and Skipper. Looking forward, IOG has aspirations to become an Operator and Richard’s experience will be essential in us doing this is in a timely, effective and safe fashion.
About Independent Oil & Gas:
IOG is an oil & gas company with established assets focused on the UK North Sea. The company’s strategy is to deliver near term development and production assets in North West Europe, through its extensive technical and commercial expertise, whilst maintaining some exposure to exploration upside. The Company is looking to grow both organically and through acquisition.
IOG has four licences in the North Sea: In addition to the Blythe and Skipper licences co-owned 50% with ATP UK, IOG has a 100% working interest in two licences awarded in the 27th licencing round. One is to the west of and adjacent to Skipper, the other is to the east of Blythe. Both these licences have potential resources that could be tied back to developments at Skipper and Blythe respectively.