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Sino Gas announces chief executive and chairman succession

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Staff writer | Beijing, China | July 17, 2014
Sino GasJuly 17, 2014, Beijing, China - Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Limited announces the appointment of Glenn Corrie as chief executive officer.
Mr. Corrie previously held the position of Commercial and Business Development Director with Ophir Energy, PLC a London-listed oil and gas exploration company. He was the senior executive responsible for all corporate development initiatives including executing the portfolio growth strategy.

Prior to joining Ophir, Mr. Corrie was a Director with Temasek Holdings Ltd in Singapore, responsible for global energy investments. Between 1998 and 2010, he held a variety of Technical and Corporate Development leadership positions within the Upstream Division of the Royal Dutch Shell Group, including Strategy Manager for Shell Upstream International Asia.

Mr. Corrie, a trained geophysicist, started his career at Woodside Petroleum and has completed a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

In addition, Sino Gas announces the upcoming succession of current Non-Executive Director Philip Bainbridge to the role of Non-Executive Chairman effective 1 September 2014, at which point current Chairman Gavin Harper will transition to a Non-Executive Director role.

Mr. Bainbridge was appointed to the Board of Sino Gas in April this year. He brings a wealth of oil and gas experience from six years as Executive General Manager for Oil Search Limited and 23 years with the BP Group across a variety of technical and commercial roles.