CALGARY, ALBERTA -- Nexen has appointment Matt Fox as executive VP, International Oil and Gas. Fox succeeds Laurence Murphy who retired in late 2009.
Prior to joining Nexen, Fox 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," says Marvin Romanow, president and CEO of Nexen. "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."