Mr. Craig Knight has joined Africa Oil as the company’s vice president of production, based at Africa Oil London Office. Mr. Knight is a Petroleum Engineer with over 16 years of experience in field assessment, development, reservoir management, brownfield production optimization and well interventions. He has worked on onshore and offshore assets across Australia, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Africa Oil, Mr. Knight held positions in asset management, leadership of underground crews, and production, reservoir and completion engineering. Most recently, he was Production Manager at Spirit Energy, where he was responsible for managing the company’s production, hydrocarbon accounting, and establishing the company’s carbon emissions reporting processes.
M / s. Amy bowe was appointed Vice-President ESG of the Company. Ms. Bowe has nearly 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, with a particular focus on ESG and climate risks and strategy. Ms Bowe joins Africa Oil from Wood Mackenzie, where she held various positions within the Upstream Consulting team and most recently held the position of Head of Carbon Research. In this capacity, she launched the Wood Mackenzie Emissions Benchmarking Tool Suite, which provides transparency into the emissions performance and risks associated with oil and gas and metals and mining operations through to at the asset level. Prior to Wood Mackenzie, Ms. Bowe was an environmental affairs consultant at Hess Corp. and contributed to the development of the company’s inaugural climate change strategy as a member of the corporate strategy team.
Keith hill, President and CEO of Africa Oil, said: “I am very happy that Craig and Amy have joined Africa Oil. Craig will be able to use his solid knowledge of production optimization to manage the company’s Prime Oil & Gas Coöperatief UA portfolio and drive Africa. Oil’s search for new accretive acquisition opportunities. With the company’s continued commitment to its ESG transition, reporting and goals, Amy will be a very valuable addition to the Africa Oil team.
Africa Oil Corp. is a Canadian oil and gas company with deepwater production and development assets Nigeria; development assets in Kenya; and an exploration / evaluation portfolio in Africa and Guyana. The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol “AOI”.
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