By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Nov. 13 -- Michael D. Van Horn has been appointed senior vice-president, exploration, of Newfield Exploration Co., Houston. Van Horn succeeds Newfield's executive vice-president, exploration, Elliott Pew, who will retire at the end of the year.
Van Horn has 28 years of oil and gas experience. He has worked for EOG Resources Inc., and its predecessor Enron Oil & Gas, since 1993. During his tenure with EOG Resources, he served as vice-president of international exploration and previously as director of exploration.
Prior to EOG Resources, Van Horn worked for British Gas E&P Inc. and Tenneco Oil Co.