Woodfibre LNG (WLNG) has announced that David Keane has been appointed as the company’s President.

In a press release the company says Keane has more than 36 years of international business experience in the energy sector and will lead the building and operation of the WLNG project near Squamish.

“Woodfibre LNG Limited’s goal is to build one of the cleanest liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in the world,” said Ratnesh Bedi, President of Pacific Oil & Gas Limited (parent company of WLNG).  “Mr. Keane’s unique understanding of what it takes to establish an LNG export industry in Canada, along with his international energy industry experience will help make this goal a reality.” says Bedi.

Keane has previously served as the President and CEO of the BC LNG Alliance. He also worked for the BG Group, Dynegy Europe, Apache Corp. and Conoco. The retired U.S. Army helicopter pilot graduated Kansas State University and lives in Vancouver.

“The Woodfibre LNG Project is on track to be one of the first LNG processing and export terminals in Canada,” said David Keane. “I welcome this opportunity to be directly involved in building an LNG facility, and to help create all of the jobs, training and other economic opportunities that come with this project.”

The WLNG project is located approximately 7 km west-southwest of Squamish, and once built will produce approximately 2.1 million tonnes of LNG per year.


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