Shell Appoints Production Director for the Americas

Shell Exploration & Production (Shell) has named Frank Glaviano production director for EP Americas. In this position, Glaviano will lead production activities in the Americas including current areas of activity in the Gulf of Mexico, onshore North America, Brazil and Venezuela.

"I am pleased with the appointment of Frank Glaviano," said Raoul Restucci, president and CEO of Shell EP Americas. "He has had extensive experience in US onshore and offshore operations. His leadership, commitment to safety, operational excellence and focus in securing the best from everyone has underpinned the appointment to this key regional and global role."

Glaviano joined Shell in 1976 after graduating from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, where he earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, as well as an MBA. Frank began his career as a production engineer working several major Gulf of Mexico assets and was involved in developing some of Shell's first sour production in the area.

Glaviano held various engineering and operations managerial positions at Shell in Houston, New Orleans and Traverse City, MI, including development engineering manager, offshore ventures manager and shelf asset manager. In Glaviano's most recent assignment as the Gulf of Mexico east asset manager, he was responsible for operations of the Mars, Ursa and Ram-Powell tension leg platforms.