HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced its Board of Directors named Mitchell W. Ingram to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Global LNG, effective immediately.
"Mitch Ingram is a recognized leader in industry for his ability to advance large-scale LNG (liquefied natural gas) projects effectively, safely, and in collaboration with host governments and local communities," said Anadarko Chairman, President and CEO Al Walker. "His leadership, industry knowledge and track record of success will be additive to the strong organization we have built to advance the development of LNG in Mozambique and make this line of business an increasingly important part of Anadarko's future. As our Board and Executive Committee evaluated how to best manage the company's growing global LNG position over the next decade, we concluded expanding our ranks to include a proven leader to manage this business platform would optimize our success. We look forward to adding Mitch's expertise, business acumen and perspective to the management of our company."
Ingram joins the following members of Anadarko's Executive Committee reporting to Walker:
- Bob Daniels, Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Exploration;
- Bob Gwin, Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer;
- Darrell Hollek, Executive Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production;
- Jim Kleckner, Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Operations; and
- Bobby Reeves, Executive Vice President, Law and Chief Administrative Officer.
Ingram has 28 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Since 2006, Ingram has been with BG Group, where he served as a member of the company's Executive Committee in the role of Executive Vice President – Technical. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibilities with the company's LNG project in Queensland Australia, where he was most recently the Managing Director of QGC. Prior to BG, Ingram was with Occidental Oil & Gas for 20 years, where he held several U.K. and international positions in project management, developments and operations. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Robert Gordon University and is a native of Scotland.
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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. As of year-end 2014, the company had approximately 2.86 billion barrels-equivalent of proved reserves, making it one of the world's largest independent exploration and production companies. For more information about Anadarko and APC Flash Feed updates, please visit www.anadarko.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Anadarko believes that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions. No assurance, however, can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the projections, anticipated results or other expectations expressed in this news release, including Anadarko's ability to successfully plan, secure necessary government approvals, finance, build and operate the necessary infrastructure and LNG park. See "Risk Factors" in the company's 2014 Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other public filings and press releases. Anadarko undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.
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