Dana appoints Director of New Business Development

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Dana Petroleum is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Mair, as Director of New Business Development, based at the company’s Aberdeen headquarters.

Reporting to Group Chief Executive Marcus Richards, Jim will lead all Dana’s work in the commercial and new business development arena, as the company strives to increase production to more than 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day by 2016.

Jim joins Dana following a 30-year career with Shell where he held senior roles in commercial services, finance and new business development. Most recently he led Shell’s E&P Acquisition and Divestments Team and played a leading role in Shell’s Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions activities.

Marcus Richards, Group Chief Executive said, “I’m delighted to welcome Jim to Dana at this exciting time for the company. We’re investing $1 billion each year to realise our ambition to become a leading international oil and gas company in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Jim’s extensive commercial experience will be central to Dana’s future success.”

Jim Mair, Director of New Business Development said, “Dana is a really successful company, with great people and ambitious plans to develop and grow. I’m looking forward to working with Marcus and the team to pursue a range of opportunities that will enable the company to more than double in size over the next five years.”

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About Dana Petroleum                                                                                     

Dana Petroleum is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the UK, Europe and Africa. Acquired by the Korean National Oil Company in October 2010, Dana’s strategy is to grow production and reserves in the UK and internationally by becoming a partner of choice in its chosen markets.

 

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