Two leading figures in the UK oil and gas industry, Greta Lydecker from Chevron Upstream Europe and ConocoPhillip’s Terri King, have joined the board at Oil & Gas UK, the sector’s leading trade association, it was announced today (26 January).
Greta Lydecker, managing director, Chevron Upstream Europe, and Terri King, president, UK ConocoPhillips, will both represent operating companies on the Board. With over 30 years at Chevron, Greta has worked in a variety of senior management roles encompassing oil and gas operations, planning and finance, and environmental management. Terri King joined ConocoPhillips in 1991 and has significant international industry experience in leading upstream project teams in both Norway and the US.
Greta Lydecker said: “Our industry is facing many challenges and our continued efforts to deliver safe, reliable and affordable energy for the UK will be ensured through improved efficiencies, application of technology, and collaboration. I am honoured to be joining the Board of Oil & Gas UK. I look forward to working closely with industry colleagues and key stakeholders to help improve business performance, maximise the economic recovery from the basin and safeguard its future.”
Terri King said: “Oil & Gas UK is setting a vision for global competitiveness in this challenging industry environment and I am excited to join the board at such a critical time. I was last in the North Sea in the 2005-2008 timeframe, working in the Norwegian Sector. Today, the basin maturity and commodity price environment brings additional challenges. Oil & Gas UK will play a vital role in ensuring proactive new approaches provide a path for continued energy production and investment. I look forward to being part of the team as they seek to deliver tangible results.”
Deirdre Michie, Oil & Gas UK’s chief executive, said: “I am delighted to welcome Greta and Terri to Oil & Gas UK’s board. Our industry recognises that tough times are continuing but the signs are that we are making progress in tackling our challenges and becoming more globally competitive. I believe we have a talented experienced Board on whose experience and guidance we can draw to enable this industry to deliver a safe, more sustainable and efficient industry for the future.”