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Wood Group Intech strengthens team

Wood Group Intech (WGI) has strengthened its team with a new global business development manager. Colin Underwood will be responsible for leveraging and building the global capability of the company working with the firm's regional representatives. Underwood brings with him more than 30 years of industry experience, working across a broad range of disciplines and in a variety of geographical and cultural settings.

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Lundin Petroleum makes senior appointment

Lundin Petroleum has confirmed the appointment of a new upper management position. Nick Walker will join the international petroleum firm's management team as senior vice president of development and operations with immediate effect. Mr Walker will have the responsibility of overseeing all worldwide development projects as well as being a member of the Investment Committee.

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Top civil servant to head new UK oil and gas regulator

The UK’s newly-minted oil and gas industry regulator has appointed Sir Patrick Brown as its chairman, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said today. The establishment of the fledgling Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), headed by chief executive Andy Samuel, was called for in last year’s Wood Review, which set out a series of recommendations aimed at maximising the recovery of UK fossil fuels.

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Wood Group Mustang appoints new chief exec

Wood Group has appointed a new chief executive to Wood Group Mustang (WG Mustang). Michele McNichol will succeed Steve Knowles who retires from the company in April. Ms McNichol has more than 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and has been with WG Mustang since 2001.

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Centrica appoints new non-executive director

Centrica has appointed a new non-executive director to the company. Steve Pusey will become a member of its audit, nominations and remuneration committee. Mr Pusey is currently the chief technology officer of Vodafone after joining the company in 2006 but is set to retire in July this year.

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Eland Oil & Gas makes senior appointment

Eland Oil & Gas has appointed a new non-executive director. Henry Arthur John Turcan will join the firm with almost 20 years experience working in the financial industry. In 2006 Mr Turcan established Novum Securities, an independent stockbroking business focused on UK listed securities.

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Tax director appointed to lead oil and gas accounts

The largest independent firm of chartered accountants in Scotland has strengthened its oil and gas focus with the appointment of a new tax director. VAT specialist Fiona Weir has joined the tax team at Johnston Carmichael where her key remit will be working with clients in the oil and gas and financial services sectors.