Dana Petroleum has appointed Hugh McClure as Director of Capital Development Projects to oversee all future and existing operated assets including the flagship Western Isles Development Project (WIDP).
McLure joined Dana in 2012 as Group Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Director and for the last six months, has also led the $1.6 billion WIDP as Project Director. He has significant project leadership experience developed during his 27 year career with Chevron on assignments across the North Sea, United States and Western Australia. While Business Manager in Houston, he was part of the leadership team that delivered the world class Agbami floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) project in deep water Nigeria. As Deputy Project Director, he oversaw the $29 billion Chevron Wheatstone Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in Western Australia.
Graham Scotton, Acting Chief Executive, said: “Hugh’s new role will ensure we have the right level of focus on Western Isles and across all of our future development projects. He will have full accountability for the performance and delivery of our operated development projects. This is an important step to exploit resources from our exploration successes and further develop Dana’s capability as a competent and trusted operator.”
Hugh McClure, Director of Capital Development Projects, said: “I am delighted to take on this new role within Dana and look forward to delivering Western Isles and future projects safely and successfully.”