Golar LNG Ltd. has appointed Sir Frank Joseph Chapman to the board of directors of the company. He will act as the company's chairman.
Sir Frank Chapman has worked 40 years in the oil and gas industry culminating in a twelve-year period as chief executive of BG Group plc.
Under Sir Frank's leadership, BG Group grew from the UK-based exploration and production interests of the old British Gas into an international integrated oil and gas major. Operating profits grew from some $50 million in 1996 to more than $8 billion in 2012. Sir Frank was knighted in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to the oil and gas industries.
The goal of the company is to become an integrated midstream LNG company.