By John Lee.
The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) has appointed Leo Koot as Managing Director of TAQA in Iraq.
Mr Koot will be responsible for all of TAQA’s operations in Iraq. He joined TAQA in 2008 and is a Dutch national.
David Cook (pictured), TAQA Executive Officer and Head of Oil and Gas, said:
“Leo Koot has successfully built our UK business from scratch, and we are now a leading North Sea oil and gas operator. I am proud to have such a successful leader taking on the task of building our new operations in Iraq.”
TAQA has oil and gas operations in North America, UK, the Netherlands and the Kurdistan region of Iraq and produced an average of 135 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2012.