Cuban oil development plans moved one step closer to operation with the naming of an on-site planning coordinator, an Australian energy company said. Melbana Energy Ltd. is one of the few Western energy companies with a Cuban portfolio, and the only one listed on the Australian stock exchange. The company said Thursday it chose a drilling director, Heriberto Vasco Mufioz, whose experience with Cuban and international oil companies spans more than 40 years. “This appointment is an important step as we build our organizational capability to progress through the permitting, procurement and logistics phases in preparation for the drilling of up to two wells in Block 9 production sharing contract commencing mid-2018,” Managing Director and CEO Peter […]