EnQuest Appoints New Head of North Sea Business

UK independent oil and gas producer EnQuest announced Wednesday that it has appointed Neil McCulloch as president of its North Sea business.

Murdoch, who is to take up his position on April 1, has held a number of senior positions in the oil and gas sector and joins EnQuest from Austrian firm OMV. At OMV he held the global role of senior vice president for production and engineering. Before joining OMV he spent 11 years with BG Group in a variety of senior UK and international roles.

McCulloch will succeed David Heslop, who is retiring from his role as EnQuest's managing director for the UK Continental Shelf.

EnQuest Chief Executive commented in a company statement:

"I am delighted to welcome Neil as head of our North Sea business. With his wealth of technical and management experience in the oil and gas industry and in the UK North Sea in particular, I am confident that Neil will be an excellent member of EnQuest's senior management team and will make a valuable contribution to the growth and development of EnQuest over the coming years.

"The board and I would also like to express our sincere gratitude to David for his contribution to EnQuest in our formative years; his leadership, knowledge and experience have been key to many of EnQuest's successes and achievements, and have helped us to build a world class organization in Aberdeen. I look forward to continuing to work with him in his new role with EnQuest in focusing on strategic initiatives for the company."



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