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Monday, Dec. 29, 2014  

Imperial appoints senior vice-president, upstream

Calgary, AB, December 29, 2014

  • B.P. Cahir to succeed T.G. Scott effective January 1
  • T.G. Scott appointed vice-president of XTO Energy Inc.

Imperial Oil Limited announced today the appointment of B.P. (Bart) Cahir as senior vice-president, upstream, effective January 1.

Mr. Cahir, currently president and general manager for ExxonMobil Qatar Inc., succeeds T.G. (Glenn) Scott, who has been appointed vice-president, advisory and support team and international ventures, for XTO Energy Inc.

Joining ExxonMobil as a subsurface engineer in 1994, Mr. Cahir progressed through various assignments focused on upstream oil and gas operations in the United States. In 2004, he moved to ExxonMobil’s headquarters as a planning and business analyst for the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions.

Mr. Cahir was relocated to Indonesia in 2006, where he was appointed vice-president, engineering and later vice-president, production. During this time, he also served as a director for PT Arun LNG. In these roles he was responsible for oversight of ExxonMobil’s gas production and LNG manufacturing assets in North Aceh, Indonesia.

In 2010, Mr. Cahir moved to Qatar to become vice-president and joint interest manager as well as general manager for the Al Khaleej gas project. He was appointed president and general manager in 2012, where he was responsible for leading the interface of all ExxonMobil-affiliated activities in Qatar in partnership with Qatar Petroleum as well as joint ventures between Qatar Petroleum International and ExxonMobil abroad.

Mr. Cahir holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Penn State University.

After more than a century, Imperial continues to be an industry leader in applying technology and innovation to responsibly develop Canada’s energy resources. As Canada’s largest petroleum refiner, a major producer of crude oil and natural gas, a key petrochemical producer and a leading fuels marketer from coast to coast, our company remains committed to high standards across all areas of our business.