Ryan Lance, ConocoPhillips chairman and CEO has been elected chairman of API’s board of directors effective 1 January, 2016. Greg Garland, Phillips 66 chairman and CEO, has been elected chair of the finance committee.
Lance is a petroleum engineer with more than 31 years of oil and natural gas industry experience in senior management and technical positions within ConocoPhillips and has served as chairman and CEO since 2012. His past executive assignments with ConocoPhillips have included responsibility for international exploration and production, regional responsibility at various times for Asia, Africa, the Middle East and North America, and responsibility for technology, major projects, downstream strategy, integration and specialty functions.
Garland has more than 35 years of industry experience in technical and executive leadership positions within the oil and natural gas and chemicals industries and has served as chairman and CEO of Phillips 66 since 2012. Previously, he had served as senior vice president, Exploration and Production, Americas, for ConocoPhillips since 2010. Prior to joining ConocoPhillips, Garland was president and chief executive officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co..
API is the only national trade association representing all facets of the oil and natural gas industry, which supports 9.8 million US jobs and 8 percent of the US economy. API’s more than 625 members include large integrated companies, as well as exploration and production, refining, marketing, pipeline, and marine businesses, and service and supply firms. They provide most of the nation’s energy and are backed by a growing grassroots movement of more than 25 million Americans.
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