Genel Energy appointed Paul Schofield as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company, Genel Energy announced in a written statement, Monday.
Schofield has thirty five years' management and technical experience in all aspects of the upstream oil and gas business, the company said.
He started his petroleum engineering career at Shell in 1981, subsequently working with Enterprise Oil, Tuscan Energy and Hess.
"Paul joined Hess in 2006, holding a number of senior roles. Immediately prior to joining Genel, Paul was the most senior Hess representative in the management team for the Carigali Hess Operating Company, a significant Malaysian joint venture company operating in the Malaysia Thailand Joint Development Area," the company statement read.
Genel Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Company, with headquarters in London and offices in Ankara and Erbil, is one of the largest London-listed independent oil producers, and is the largest holder of reserves and resources in the Kurdish Region of Iraq.
By Huseyin Erdogan