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QGC announces next Managing Director

LNG Industry,

Queensland Gas Company (QGC) has announced that Mitch Ingram will succeed Derek Fisher as Managing Director, effective from 2nd April 2014.

Ingram has been Deputy Managing Director since September 2013, as well as Project Director of the Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) project since May 2012.

QCLNG project leadership

Under his leadership of QCLNG, the project has made significant advances, including first delivery of gas to Curtis Island in December 2013. Ingram will continue to oversee the project, which is now in the final stages of construction ahead of commissioning. First LNG is expected in the fourth quarter this year.

Before joining QGC, Ingram was Asset General Manager of BG Group's Karachaganak interests in Kazakhstan. He joined BG Group in 2006 after 20 years with Occidental Oil & Gas where he held several UK and international leadership positions in project management, developments and operations.


BG Group COO, Sami Iskander, commented: "Mitch is the natural successor to Derek. Through his roles as Deputy Managing Director and QCLNG Project Director, he knows the business well. Now that the project is in its final stages it is the right time to hand over."

Fisher is retiring after 16 years with BG Group, which included numerous senior executive positions in the company’s international operating businesses.

Iskander added: "I would like to thank Derek for his strong and steady leadership of QGC over the past two years, in which he has redoubled efforts to ensure BG Group's business in Australia is focused on delivery, safety and working with the community."

Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward

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