Energean Oil & Gas has appointed Iman Hill, a seasoned petroleum engineer with over 30 years’ global experience in the oil and gas industry, as Chief Operating Officer, effective 1 November, the company has announced in a statement.
Hill is backed by extensive expertise in the technical and commercial aspects of the petroleum business, especially development and production projects.
Prior to joining Energean, Iman was the Technical Director, GM UAE and President Egypt for Dana Gas PJSC, responsible for managing global operations.
Hill began her career with BP in 1984 and worked in a variety of technical positions before becoming a Senior Reservoir Engineer. In 1997 she joined Shell International, where she held positions such as Senior Regional Adviser Africa to the E&P CEO and the Chairman of Shell, E&P Business Interface Manager, Middle East and GM Shell Egypt and Chairwoman of Shell Companies in Egypt. From 2005 to 2011 Iman worked at BG Group in roles such as Senior Vice President for Developments and Operations responsible for maturing developments to sanction, well engineering and operations.
Iman previously held Non-Executive Directorships at Outokumpu and EMGS.
Commenting on the appointment, Mathios Rigas, CEO at Energean Oil & Gas, noted: “Iman is a highly experienced oil and gas professional with a proven track record and we are delighted to welcome her to the team. She brings a wealth of operational and technical expertise and we look forward to working closely with Iman across all of our global operations as we continue to grow production, profitability and deliver shareholder value.”
Energean is a London Premium Listed independent E&P company with 13 licenses across offshore Israel, Greece and the Adriatic. Energean has 349 mmboe of 2P reserves and 48 mmboe of 2C resources across its portfolio.
In August 2017, the company received Israeli Governmental approval for the FDP for its flagship Karish-Tanin gas development project, where it intends to use an FPSO and produce first gas for the Israeli market in 2021.
In Greece, the company is pursuing an ongoing investment and development program to increase production from its Prinos and Prinos North oil fields and to develop the Epsilon oil field, located in the Gulf of Kavala, Northern Greece.
Energean has five exploration licences offshore Israel, and a 25 year exploitation licence for the Katakolo offshore block in Western Greece and additional exploration potential in its other licences offshore Western Greece, and Montenegro.