Matra Appoints New Chairman

Russia-focused junior Matra Petroleum announced Friday that it has appointed Bill Guest as its new non-executive chairman.

Matra said that Guest has more than 37 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, having trained as a geologist and petroleum engineer. He has been a non-executive director of Matra since 2010 and also sits on the boards of Sacoil Holdings and British European Energy.

Matra Chief Executive Maxim Barskiy commented in a statement:

"We are fortunate to be able to call upon the experience of Bill Guest as chairman of Matra. As a non-executive director of the company his knowledge and understanding is held in the highest regard. His leadership will be invaluable as we continue to work diligently to execute the company's stated strategy."

Matra's previous chairman, Sire Michael Jenkins, died at the start of April.



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  CNOOC to Drill 126 Exploration Wells i... (Jan 19)
 -  Sound Energy Looks to Buy OGIF's Asset... (Jan 19)
 -  Lundin's Development Expenditure to To... (Jan 19)
 -  The Church of England Conditionally Ba... (Jan 19)
 -  CNOOC Commences Production from Enping... (Jan 18)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Project Engineer/Project Manager
Expertise: Project Management
Location: Baton Rouge, 
 
Community Relations Manager Job
Expertise: Legal|PR / Corporate Communications|Project Management
Location: Red Wing, MN
 
Area Engineer Intern
Expertise: Electrical Engineering|Project Management|Student / Recent Grad
Location: Lubbock, TX
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $53.92/BBL 2.79%
Light Crude Oil : $51.08/BBL 2.66%
Natural Gas : $3.3/MMBtu 3.22%
Updated in last 24 hours