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World energy appointments

Caracas, July 1

Petropars Oil and Gas Co. has appointed Akbar Torkan as the board s new president. 07 01 03

Antonio J. Sanz have been name President of Bariven, the procurement subsidiary of the Venezuela´s oil company PDVSA.

Sam Laidlaw Named ChevronTexaco Executive Vice Pres, Business Development.

Retired army captain and chemical engineer Guillermo Rosero has been named president of Ecuador's state oil company.

Houston-based seismic contractor Veritas DGC has elected Loren Carroll as one of its directors.

Sinopec has appointed Chen Tonghai as its president. Li Yizhong is China’s new State Asset Regulatory Commission (SARC) vice chairman.

Exxon Mobil Corp. named Stuart McGill president of Houston-based ExxonMobil Production Co - 03 31 03

The CEO of Petróleos de Venezuela, Alí Rodríguez Araque, officially announced the appointment of the members of the new Board of Directors of Petroquímica de Venezuela (Pequiven).

Rodríguez Araque announced the names of the new member: Aires Barreto (CEO), Roberto Rodríguez (vice president), and Jorge Pérez Mancebo, Ender Ocando, and Raúl González (directors).

Venezuela´s president appointed Alí Rodríguez Araque as CEO and President of PDVSA. Also, in the new board of directors were appointed Alí Rodríguez Araque (President); Aires Barreto (Vicepresident); Félix Rodríguez ( Inside Director); Luis Marín (Internal Director); Dester Rodríguez ( Inside Director); Luis Vierma (Outside Director)); Rafael Rosales (Outside Director) y Nelson Núñez (Outside Director) 03 07 03

BP and the Russian consortium of Alfa Group and Access/Renova announced that BP vice president for Russia Robert Dudley has been appointed as president and chief executive of the new Russian oil company.The company was previously called NewCo, has been renamed TNK-BP.-March 03

TNK's, German Khan will report to Dudley as executive director. Sidanco's (R.SDK) President Lawrence Smyth has been named as chief operating officerof TNK-BP - March 03

Luis Vierma has been appointed Vice Minister for Hydrocarbons of Venezuela´s Energy Ministry.- March 03

ChevronTexaco Names McDonald VP, Strategic Planning

ChevronTexaco Corp. named Charles A. James vice president and general counsel, as of Dec. 9.

Mohammad Malaki deputy oil minister for natural gas affairs and head of the National Iranian Gas Co.-9/10

TotalFinaElf name Denis Giorno Senior VP Asia as of July 1

Murphy Oil Corp. named William C. Nolan Jr. chairman, effective July 15.

Russia's seventh-largest oil producer, OAO Sidanco, appointed Lawrence Smyth, as its president effective Sept. 1, the company said in a statement Monday.

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) named Tony Meyer, vice president of the company's international and Alaskan operations. Rex Alman senior vice president of its Algeria unit and Mark Pease vice president, domestic operations.

Mark Mobius, managing director of Templeton Asset Management Ltd., and Richard Matzke, former vice chairman of Chevron Corp., are the first outsiders to join Lukoil's board

Dmitri Medvedev, first deputy chief of staff to President Vladimir Putin, replaces the outgoing Rem Vyakhirev as chairman of Gazprom, while Alexei Miller is reaffirmed as chief executive. Miller also now assumes a board seat.

Jay Pryor, was named head of ChevronTexaco Nigeria.

Isikeli Taureka was appointed by ChevronTexaco Corp as the new head of its oil and gas exploration, production and gas marketing operations for Asia South, comprising Thailand, Bangladesh and Cambodia.

Ian Lundin was appointed chairman Swedish oil and gas exploration company Lundin Petroleum AB. 5/24

Mexico's Energy Ministry has named Mario Rodriguez Montero as its director of international affairs. 5/14

Kevin DeNicola, Lyondell Chemical Co. senior vice-president and chief financial officer. 5/6

Shell Oil names Philip Watts Chairman 5/3

Shell Oil Names Rob Routs President 5/3

Roberta Luxbacher director of Europe gas marketing of ExxonMobil International Ltd. 4/10

J.J. Kelly as vice president of Americas of ExxonMobil Gas Marketing Co. 4/10

William Colton vice president, Asia Pacific, of ExxoMobil Gas Marketing. 4/10

Morris Gelb chief operating officer for both Lyondell and Equistar.

CONOCOPhillips appointments 3/21:

James J. Mulva, currently chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Phillips, will become president and CEO of ConocoPhillips.
Philip L. Frederickson, will become executive vice president, commercial.
Gene L. Batchelder, will become senior vice president and chief information officer.
Thomas C. Knudson,will become senior vice president, government affairs and communications.
Joseph C. High, will become vice president, human resources
Robert A. Ridge, will become vice president, safety, health and environment.

Thomas LaSala, senior vice president of compliance and risk management; at Nymex - 3/8/0/2

Christopher K. Bowen, chief administrative officer, at Nymex - 3/8//02

Neal L. Wolkoff, chief operating officer, at Nymex - 3/8/02

Stacy Methvin as vice president of transportation, effective April 1. Shell Oil Products US - 03 04 02

Frank Trogus, chief information officer, Shell Oil Products US
03 04 02

PDVSA appointments:

Ricardo Piña-General Manager EPM Oriente
Alfredo Martínez.-Director Manager for Bariven
Germinar Pineda-Manager of Procurement Bariven
Rafael Belisario-Manager of Engineering EPM Occidente
Rubén Parra-Manager field Unit EPM Occidente de Bariven:
Víctor Rojas- Maintenance Manager (temporary ) EPM Occidente
02 28 02

Alan Cunningham, President and Chief Operating Officer of Swift Energy New Zealand Limited 02 25 02

Gerald P. Long
, Vice President, Production Operations of Swift Energy Company. 02 24 02

Thomas Patrick, chairman and chief executive of Peoples Energy Corp effective August 1 02.21.02

Gaston Parra Luzardo, president of PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela) 02.11.02

John J. Malone, CEO and President of Indusmin, has been elected to the Indusmin Board of Directors. 02.06.02

John D. Longwell, Operations Manager of Gasco Energy- 01/28/02

Claiborne P. Deming to the Board of Directors of Entergy Corporation - 01/25/02

Imperial Oil Ltd. chairman and chief executive Bob Peterson plans to retire following the company's annual meeting on April 23, and will be succeeded by current president Tim Hearn -01/ 25/02

Paul Smith as been name director, controller and senior vice-president of finance and administration of Imperial Oil Ltd.- 01/25/02

Patrick Mulva, returned to Exxon Mobil Corp. as vice-president, investor relations and corporate secretary- 01/25/02

Colin A. Oerton Joins Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - 01/21/02

Archie Dunham new chairman of the new ConocoPhillips

James J. Mulva president and CEO of the new ConocoPhillips

Dr. Matthew Sagers director of energy economics for Eurasia and Eastern Europe at Cambridge Energy Research Associates

TotalFinaElf management now includes

Jean-Luc Vermeulen, heading a new upstream division (exploration / production, gas and power divisions at TotalFinaElf.

Christophe de Margerie, executive VP became president of TotalFinaElf E&P

Jean Privey is TotalFinaElf president of gas and power.

Stephen M. "Mike" Oxley chairman of the International Society of the Energy Advocates.

erry Jones as president and CEO at Houston-based Visual Intelligence Services, Inc.

Nigel Avern area manager at Norway Expro International Group

Bob Will business stream director, at Norway Expro International Group

Thomas P. Chambers corporate planning VP at Apache Corp.

Einar Vikingur chief information officer at Santos

Doug Stroud sales and marketing VP at Canyon Offshore

Mike Smith COO at CRC-Evans Pipeline International

Paul Evans COB at CRC-Evans Pipeline International

David Sheetz operations VP at Sonsub Inc.

Austria's OMV announced changes in its executive board

Gerhard Roiss deputy chairman at Austria's OMV

Claude Mandil Chairman at Institut Français du Pétrole

Edouard Freund, Gerard Fries and Georges Picard senior VPs at Institut Français du Pétrole

Daniel Morel special advisor to the chairman at Institut Français du Pétrole


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