88 Energy Ltd. has named Robert Benkovic as chief operating officer.
Benkovic holds nearly 25 years of experience across the oil and gas industry with previous roles including group manager, reservoir engineering at Inpex Corp.; Kharaib Section Head at Maersk Oil; reservoir engineering expert and senior reservoir engineer at Apache Corp.; senior petroleum engineer at Schlumberger; and petroleum engineer at Origin Energy.
Philip Byrne has been appointed as non-executive chairman and to the board of 88 Energy. Byrne is a petroleum geologist with over 40 years of experience in the international oil and gas industry across technical, exploration, commercial and executive leadership roles.
Joanne Kendrick has been appointed as a non-executive director and to the board. Kendrick is a petroleum engineer with over 25 years of experience in the global oil and gas sector.
Michael Evans has retired from the board with immediate effect following more than 7 years of service as non-executive chairman.