Drillsearch Energy Limited has appointed Mr Walter Simpson as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Managing Director Brad Lingo.
The most recent role in Mr Simpson's 30-year career in oil and gas was with BG Group subsidiary QGC as Technical & Commercial Director, based in Brisbane. He has worked in a number of roles in the oil and gas industry worldwide for BG and other companies including Baker Hughes and BP.
Drillsearch Chairman Mr Jim McKerlie said: 'The Board commissioned a global search for an additional very senior executive and are completely supportive of Walter's appointment. He brings additional depth and expertise to the executive team and increases the Company's capability to continue on its growth strategy.'