Monterra Energy Appoints O’Beirne as Director of Projects and Construction

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Monterra Energy announced the appointment of John O’Beirne as Director of Projects and Construction, effective immediately. Mr. O’Beirne will be based in Monterra’s office in Mexico City. Mr. O’Beirne joins Monterra with more than three decades of experience in the North American energy sector. His expertise spans the project development, construction oversight, and operational and general management of pipelines and facilities in the midstream sector.
  Mr. O’Beirne joins Monterra from Gasoductos de Chihuahua, a leading participant in liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas transportation and storage in Mexico, where he was a member of the company’s senior management team. At Gasoductos de Chihuahua, he oversaw the implementation of major new construction projects, including an 80,000-liquid-barrel storage terminal and a 224-kilometer-long pipeline system for ethane and natural gas liquids.
Prior to joining Gasoductos de Chihuahua, he was COO for the pipelines group at GDF Suez Mexico, where he was responsible for the operations of two of Mexico’s main privately-held natural gas pipeline systems. He was previously Vice President of Projects and Operations at El Paso Corporation Mexico, where he led projects worth an aggregate of $330 million. He began his career in energy in 1982 at TransCanada Pipelines Ltd.