WesternZagros Resources has announced the promotion of Michael Mossman to Senior Vice President Engineering and Operations.
Simon Hatfield, WesternZagros's Chief Executive Officer, commented:
"Michael's wealth of operational and management experience makes him an ideal person to lead our Kurdistan operations. His promotion strengthens our organization and I am sure he will continue to contribute to our future growth."
Michael Mossman joined WesternZagros as Vice President Operations in June 2012 to lead the Company's planning, evaluation and execution of its joint venture drilling programs. He will now also assume the broader responsibilities for the engineering group.
Mr. Mossman's extensive experience encompasses senior operational, technology development and executive management roles across exploration and development projects, having spent 35 years with BP on numerous prolific and challenging international projects.
His most recent position with BP was VP Operations and Country Manager for BP Algeria. His career with BP started in the North Sea and was followed by positions in Qatar, UK, Colombia, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Algeria. Mr. Mossman holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Bristol University and a Masters of Science (Distinction) in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College.
Michael Mossman stated:
"It is a very exciting time to be part of the great team at WesternZagros. We have an active program ahead of us as we face the challenge of delivering the aggressive exploration and appraisal plan of the next two years."