LNG Limited of Australia has appointed John G. Baguley as Chief Operating Officer and Rick R. Cape as Chief Commercial Officer for the company’s wholly owned subsidiary Magnolia LNG, which is developing a four‐train, 8 mtpa LNG export facility in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
John G. Baguley has over 30 years’ experience with the global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, KBR, Inc., including the last 13 years as a Project Director in the delivery of front end engineering design and EPC services for major liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and projects in Indonesia, Australia, Canada, China, Taiwan and Malaysia. In addition to his project roles, John has also supported KBR in a corporate role as Vice President, LNG Development and is currently Vice President, Project Management in KBR’s Gas Monetization Business Unit. John will commence with MLNG on 1 May 2014.
Rick R. Cape has over 30 years of leadership experience in the oil and gas industry, with some 20 years with the BP group in the USA, UK, Australia and Caribbean. In 2002, Rick was elected by the shareholders of the one of the world’s largest producers of LNG, Atlantic LNG of Trinidad and Tobago, as President and CEO to lead the growth of Atlantic LNG from one LNG train to its current four‐train, 15mtpa capacity. The Atlantic LNG project is often cited as the breakout project of the late ‘90’s in terms of driving down the installed capital costs per tonne of output. Rick will commence with MLNG on the 1 June 2014.
Press Release, April 7, 2014; Image: Magnolia LNG