Ithaca Energy Inc. (TSX: IAE, LSE AIM: IAE) has appointed Roy Buchan as COO, effective January 5, 2015.
Buchan has over 30 years of operational experience in the oil and gas industry. He has held various technical and senior management positions in the North Sea and internationally for Royal Dutch Shell plc and was previously Group Head of Operations for BG Group plc and, most recently, technical and production director of Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Ltd.
John Woods, currently chief development officer, will be leaving the company on January 31, 2015.
Ithaca Energy Inc. is a North Sea oil and gas operator focused on the delivery of lower risk growth through the appraisal and development of UK undeveloped discoveries, the exploitation of its existing UK producing asset portfolio and a Norwegian exploration and appraisal business centered on the generation of discoveries capable of monetization prior to development.