Keane has over 36 years of international business experience in the energy sector. He will lead the construction and operation of the Woodfibre LNG Project in Squamish, British Columbia (B.C.), Canada.
Ratnesh Bedi, President of Pacific Oil & Gas Ltd, the parent company of Woodfibre LNG Ltd, said: “Woodfibre LNG Ltd’s goal is to build one of the cleanest LNG facilities in the world.
“Mr. Keane’s unique understanding of what it takes to establish an LNG export industry in Canada, along with his international energy industry experience will help make this goal a reality.”
Keane said: “The Woodfibre LNG Project is on track to be one of the first LNG processing and export terminals in Canada.
“I welcome this opportunity to be directly involved in building an LNG facility, and to help create all of the jobs, training and other economic opportunities that come with this project.”
Before joining the Alliance, Keane worked at BG Group for 10 years, serving as Vice President, Policy and Corporate Affairs. In addition to this, he has served as Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Dynegy Europe, and spent a number of years in varying roles with Apache Corp. and Conoco Inc. He is also a retired helicopter pilot with the US army.
Keane also serves as Vice Chairman of B.C.’s Workforce Development Advisory Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Immigrant Employment Council of British Columbia. He has also been appointed by the Government of Canada to the Track II Energy Dialogue between Canada and China, which is looking to increase energy trade between the two nations.
Keane is a cum laude graduate of Kansas State University, and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
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