Double Eagle Petroleum has appointed Aubrey Harper as vice president of Eastern Washakie Midstream, a wholly owned subsidiary of Double Eagle Petroleum.

Mr Harper will be responsible for the operation, expansion, and commercialization of the midstream assets of Eastern Washakie Midstream (EWM), which currently consists of the 13-mile pipeline and the compression and gathering system for the Catalina Unit.

Mr Harper has over 30 years experience in the installation, development, commercialization and the operation of pipelines, gathering, transmission and distribution systems. Mr Harper has worked for Willbros Midstream Services since 2002 serving in various capacities including general manager.

Richard Dole, chairman of Double Eagle, said: The addition of Aubrey to our already strong management group further solidifies our ability to successfully execute the growth strategies of Double Eagle. Aubrey worked on the construction of our 13-mile pipeline and our 2007 Catalina development program.