Nexen Appoints New VP of International O&G

Nexen announced the appointment of Matt Fox as Executive Vice President, International Oil and Gas. Matt succeeds Laurence Murphy who retired in late 2009.

Matt joins Nexen after spending 27 years at ConocoPhillips and is a Civil Engineer and holds a Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering. Prior to joining Nexen, Matt was President and CEO of ConocoPhillips Canada. He had previously held progressively senior positions in ConocoPhillips divisions including the Canadian Oil Sands, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Middle East. Over that period of time he also served as Chief Reservoir Engineer, Conoco Upstream Technology.

"With his extensive expertise in reservoir engineering, Matt will make an immediate contribution to the advancement of Nexen's world-class suite of exploration and development opportunities," stated Mr. Romanow. "In addition, his experience managing large complex operations in various parts of the world will make him an important addition to Nexen's leadership team."