Bartlett named new Bapco CEO
Manama, February 6, 2014
Bahrain Petroleum Company has appointed Dr Peter Bartlett, an industry veteran, as the company's new chief executive, said a report.
Dr Bartlett has extensive and diverse experience in the international oil and gas industry of more than 30 years and has held senior management positions successfully in various companies, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
He started his career in the US and later in other parts of the world including positions in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Dr Bartlett joins Bapco after working for 14 years with Chevron, where he has held positions of increasing responsibility across the value chain, the report stated.
His experience includes responsibility in upstream, marketing, supply, trading and other downstream businesses, including refining and petrochemical project development.
Following his appointment, Dr Barlett met His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister at Gudaibiya Palace.
In discussing the significance of the oil sector to Bahrain’s economy, HRH stressed the importance of its continued development, including strategies that will help increase oil production.
He pointed out that developing the oil industry sector supports other large-scale projects and has a positive knock-on effect on the wider economy.
During his discussion with Dr Bartlett, HRH also commended the Bahraini staff working in the oil industry sector, in particular the management personnel at Bapco.-TradeArabia News Service