EnQuest has announced the appointment of Neil McCulloch as president, North Sea, effective form 1 April 2014.
McCulloch has held a number of senior positions in the oil and gas sector and joins EnQuest from international oil and gas company OMV AG, where he had the global role of senior vice president production & engineering.
McCulloch will succeed David Heslop who is retiring from his role as managing director UKCS starting 1 April 2014, but he will continue to support EnQuest in an advisory capacity or on special projects.
Prior to this, McCulloch spent 11 years with BG Group in a range of senior UK and international roles, most recently as vice president & asset general manager, UK Upstream, with accountability for the delivery of BG’s UK North Sea business.
Amjad Bseisu, chief executive of EnQuest said: “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.”
He added that, “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 organisation in Aberdeen.”