Oxy assigns executive responsibilities

Occidental Petroleum Corp. has clarified executive management responsibilities following the recent appointment of leadership for the company’s California Resources Corp. (CRC) subsidiary (OGJ Online, July 10, 2014).

WCW Chiang, who has served as executive vice-president, operations, since joining Oxy from ConocoPhillips in 2012, will continue to oversee the midstream businesses, worldwide engineering, corporate reserves, and the capital allocation process, adding supply chain to his purview.

Chiang will additionally assume responsibility for Oxy’s chemical operations (OxyChem) and government affairs.

Vicki A. Hollub, currently executive vice-president, US operations, overseeing domestic production, asset growth, and drilling, will assume the role of president, Occidental Oil & Gas–Americas (OGJ Online, Oct. 11, 2013). In her new role she will also oversee Latin America operations and worldwide exploration.

Edward A. Lowe, president, Occidental Oil & Gas–International since 2009, will retain his current responsibility for oil and gas producing assets in the Middle East as well as the major projects development group, nonoperated assets in the Middle East, and international drilling functions (OGJ Online, Mar. 30, 2009).

Each executive will directly report to Stephen I. Chazen, Oxy president and chief executive officer since 2011 (OGJ Online, Oct. 14, 2010).

Oxy in February reported plans to move its headquarters to Houston amid spinning off its California business. Oxy will maintain exploration and production operations in the Permian basin and other parts of Texas, the Middle East, and Colombia (OGJ Online, Feb. 14, 2014).

Related Articles

Sunshine interim CEO resigns; executive chairman assumes role

09/02/2014 Michael Hibberd, executive chairman of Sunshine Oilsands Ltd., Calgary, has assumed direct responsibility for all tasks and functions of chief exec...

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil prices slip on weak global demand

09/02/2014

The ICE contract for Brent crude oil dropped modestly on Sept. 1 while the New York market was closed for the Labor Day holiday in the US.

Shell submits revisions to its 2015 Chukchi Sea exploration plan

08/29/2014 Shell Offshore Inc. submitted revisions to its previously approved Chukchi Sea exploration plan on Aug. 28, a spokesman for the company confirmed. ...

BLM announces California oil, gas strategy as CCST issues report

08/29/2014 The US Bureau of Land Management’s California state office announced a comprehensive strategy for its oil and gas program in the state after receiv...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected