New Chief Operating Officer joins Dana Petroleum

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Dana Petroleum has appointed Graham Scotton as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer, based in Aberdeen.

Graham Scotton, Chief Operating Officer

Graham will report to the company’s Group Chief Executive Dr Marcus Richards and has also been appointed to the Board of Directors. He brings considerable experience to Dana having spent 36 years working in the oil and gas industry. He has worked for BP and BG Group and joins Dana from his previous role as country manager for Cobalt International Energy in Angola.

He has also held senior leadership positions in a number of different locations including Kazakhstan, Angola, Egypt, Venezuela, Azerbaijan, Norway, the USA and the UK. These roles have included petroleum and reservoir engineering, asset management and offshore installation management. He also spent time as a VP of operations, general manager in Egypt and as a COO in Angola.  

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About Dana Petroleum plc

Dana Petroleum plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), is an international oil and gas business with operations in the UK, Egypt, Norway, the Netherlands and Africa, producing 60,000 barrels of oil a day. Dana’s ambition is to become a leading international oil and gas company operating in Europe, Africa and the Middle East and aims to grow production significantly by investing up to $5 billion over the next five years to increase the size of the company and create value for our shareholder.

For further information contact:

Andrew McCallum
Director of Group Communications and External Affairs
+ 44 (0)1224 616100 

Gordon Welsh
Group Corporate Communications Manager
+ 44 (0)1224 616100

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