By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 1 -- Newfield Exploration Co. has approved several executive promotions.
David F. Schaible, was named president and chief operating officer effective Aug. 1. Schaible will continue to report to David A. Trice, who will retain the title of Newfield chairman and chief executive officer.
Schaible was one of the founders that joined Joe B. Foster in 1989 when the company began operation and since has held positions of increasing responsibility within Newfield. Prior to this promotion, Schaible served as Newfield's executive vice-president of operations and acquisitions.
Lee K. Boothbywill be named senior vice-president, acquisitions and business development, effective Oct. 1 and will relocate to the company's headquarters in Houston. He currently is vice-president, Mid-Continent.
George T. Dunn, will be named vice-president, Mid-Continent and will be relocating to Tulsa, Okla., effective Oct. 1. Dunn was most recently vice-president, Gulf Coast.
John H. Jasek, 37, will become vice-president, Gulf Coast, effective Oct. 1. Jasek was previously vice-president, Gulf of Mexico.