TNK-BP Names New Executive VP of Technology



TNK-BP today announced that Francis Sommer has been appointed Executive Vice President, Technology of the TNK-BP group of companies.

Francis has been with TNK-BP since 2005, as Vice President, Technology. He has played an important role in technology transfer to TNK-BP, and has been instrumental in establishing a consistent approach to the evaluation and quantification of reserves across TNK-BP's asset base. He joined TNK-BP following a successful and varied petro-technical career of almost twenty years in BP, in the UK, USA and Colombia.

The appointment takes effect immediately.

"Francis has brought the wealth of his technical experience as a reputed petroleum engineer to TNK-BP, managing a talented team of our technical experts, and I look forward to his further contribution in his new role," said Tim Summers, Chief Executive Officer of TNK-BP.
 


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