World Energy GH2 Appoints Jason Kean as Vice President, Project Delivery

World Energy GH2 Appoints Jason Kean as Vice President, Project Delivery

Venor is proud to partner with World Energy GH2 in the appointment of Jason Kean as Vice President, Project Delivery.

St. John’s, NL, Oct. 4, 2023 – World Energy GH2 is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Kean as Vice President, Project Delivery, effective Friday, September 22, 2023. Over the past 25 years, Kean has assumed leadership roles in various large-scale energy projects globally, with a combined value exceeding $50 billion, spanning the offshore oil, power generation, transmission, and LNG sectors.

Kean’s expertise spans the entire project lifecycle, from initial project justification and initiation to strategic planning, risk-informed decision making, and project execution. He has worked for both owners and contractors, including Petro-Canada, Nalcor Energy and, most recently, Pennecon.

Additionally, Kean has made significant contributions to the field through his publications, demonstrating his commitment to advancing project management knowledge and practices.  

Kean is based in World Energy GH2’s St. John’s office, and joins a growing team of 20 staff based in Newfoundland and Labrador.  

“We are thrilled to have Jason take on the Vice President, Project Delivery role for Project Nujio’qonik as we aim to be Canada’s first commercial-scale wind-to-hydrogen project,” said Sean Leet, Managing Director and CEO, World Energy GH2. “Jason’s wealth of experience, strategic insight, and dedication to excellence and innovation make him the ideal leader for this critical role. Welcoming Jason to our leadership team will significantly drive us forward in shaping a sustainable future in the energy industry in Atlantic Canada.”

“I am excited to join the World Energy GH2 Team,” said Jason Kean, Vice President, Project Delivery, World Energy GH2. “I believe Project Nujio’qonik presents the best Canadian opportunity to deliver green hydrogen to the world, while the early investments in this project provide our province with a great opportunity to be at the forefront of this new industry.”

Key highlights of Jason Kean’s professional profile:

  • Executive Vice President, Pennecon Services and Maintenance
  • VP, Technical Operations, Pennecon Services & Maintenance and Marine
  • Sr. Executive Consultant, Anadarko Mozambique LNG
  • Deputy General Project Manager, Nalcor Energy
  • Sr. Project Manager Transmission Lines, Nalcor Energy
  • Project Services Manager, Petro-Canada East Coast
  • White Rose Asset Leader, Petro-Canada Joint Ventures

Kean’s appointment underscores World Energy GH2’s commitment to delivering world-class projects in the clean energy sector and the company’s dedication to sustainability and innovation.

About World Energy GH2 

World Energy GH2 Inc. is a Newfoundland and Labrador-based renewable energy company affiliated with World Energy LLC, one of the world’s largest producers of green fuels. Our Project Nujio’qonik is a consortium of partners investigating the feasibility of a cost-effective wind power to green hydrogen/ammonia production facility to be located on the west coast of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Project Nujio’qonik aims to be Canada’s first commercial green hydrogen/ammonia producer created from 3+ Gigawatts of wind energy in one of the world’s best wind resource regions. Project Nujio’qonik’s partners are CFFI Ventures, Columbus Capital, World Energy, Horizon Maritime, and SK ecoplant.

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