Apache Corporation, of Houston, Texas, the main backer of the Kitimat LNG development announced a management shakeup Tuesday, May 31, including a new boss for the Kitimat project.
According to a news release issued by Apache, “Graham Lawton was named vice president –
liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, leading the Kitimat project team
for the LNG facility and Pacific Trail Pipelines.”
Lawton is a new comer to Apache but has 30 years experience in the natural gas industry.
The news release describes Lawton this way:
Lawton joined Apache in March 2011. He brings 30 years of experience in the gas industry – with 15 years in LNG projects – and has worked in the United Kingdom, United States, Tunisia, Singapore, Trinidad, India and Peru. Prior to joining Apache, Lawton was vice president of LNG at Hunt Oil Co. since 2005 and served as general manager of COLP, the operating company of Peru LNG. Previously, he was operations director at Marathon Oil Co. where he worked for Equatorial Guinea (EG) LNG. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years with BG Group. Lawton is a fellow of the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers, a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and a chartered engineer. Lawton received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Sheffield in England.
PR Newswire release Apache Announces Changes in Operational Leadership
The National Energy Board Joint Review Panel on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project has set the dates for information sessions regarding future hearings in communities across northwestern British Columbia and Alberta.
These are short information sessions about the joint review process and not full hearings. The NEB says, “These sessions will provide information and guidance on the joint review process and participation options.”
- Kitimat, BC, 16 June, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Riverlodge Community Centre
- Prince Rupert, BC, 15 June, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. North Coast Convention Centre
- Queen Charlotte City, BC, 14 June, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Community Hall
- Smithers, BC, 22 June 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Hudson Bay Lodge and Convention Centre
- Burns Lake, BC, June 8, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Burns Lake District Chamber of Commerce
- Vanderhoof, BC, June 7, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m Nechako Senior Friendship Centre
- Prince George, BC, June 22, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m Ramada Hotel Downtown
- Tumbler Ridge, BC, June 9, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Community Center
- Bruderheim, AB, June 6, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bruderheim Community Hall The Lions’ Den
- Whitecourt, AB, June 7, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion
- Grande Prairie, AB, June 8, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m Grande Prairie Curling Club
The NEB says specific dates and venues for the information sessions in Bella Bella, Hartley Bay, Kitkatla and Klemtu will be announced on the panel’s website as soon as the details are available.
More information on the Joint Review Panel website
NEB news release on Canada News Wire