WestSide Corporation announced the appointment of Bryan O’Donnell as development manager. In this role Bryan’s key focus will be to manage the forthcoming development of the Meridian gas field.
Bryan brings extensive upstream petroleum development expertise from over 28 years managing oil, gas and CSG developments for ExxonMobil, Oil Search, Arrow Energy and BHP Petroleum. Prior to joining the WestSide team, Bryan was the General Manager Surat Development for Arrow Energy where he was responsible for managing the Surat upstream LNG development, domestic gas projects and the LNG ramp gas strategy. Previously, Bryan was the Manager of Projects for Oil Search Limited where he managed successful safe delivery of more than $US800 Million of oil & gas development projects. Bryan has an engineering degree from UNSW.
Hughes commented that Bryan brought to WestSide deep experience of CSG development in Queensland together with significant project management experience.
“Bryan has extensive CSG and project development experience which will significantly strengthen WestSide’s existing skill set as we move forward with development of the Meridian field,” Hughes said.
WestSide is well advanced with its plans for development drilling which is expected to commence in the second quarter of this year and is also well advanced with gas sales negotiations targeting the significantly increased demand for gas in Queensland and Eastern Australia.
LNG World News Staff, January 07, 2014