ABERDEEN, Scotland — Luis Polo has been appointed CEO of Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Ltd., effective March 1.
Polo replaces Nicolas Foucart who held the post from September 2022, holding the position of COO prior to this for four years. Foucart leaves Repsol Sinopec to pursue an opportunity outside of the organization.
A senior executive with more than 33 years of experience in the oil and gas upstream sector, Polo joins the North Sea operator from Repsol. He began his career in 1989 as a field engineer with Schlumberger, holding positions in the North Sea, Libya, Angola and Vietnam.
He joined Repsol in 1992 as an operations engineer, working across operations in the North Sea, Libya, Egypt and Spain. In 2006 he was appointed as Repsol’s Spanish Business Unit director, responsible for upstream and midstream assets. He also held similar positions in Trinidad and Tobago, Libya and Venezuela. Since March 2022, Polo has held the role of Colombia Business Unit director, responsible for upstream development and production operations in country.