By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Feb.13 -- Gary P. Luquette has been promoted to president of Chevron North America Exploration & Production Co., effective Apr. 1. Luquette succeeds Raymond I. Wilcox, who will retire Mar. 31 to become president and chief executive officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co LLC, owned equally by Chevron and ConocoPhillips.
Luquette currently serves as managing director of the European strategic business unit of Chevron International Exploration & Production Co. in Aberdeen. He joined Chevron in 1978 as a design and construction engineer in the E&P unit in Lafayette, La. In 1993 he worked as manager of enhanced oil recovery for P.T. Caltex Pacific Indonesia.
Wilcox joined Chevron as a design and construction engineer in 1968. He assumed his current position in January 2002.