Van De Vijver is new President and CEO of Reliance E&P DMCC


Petroleum and petrochemicals major Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) today announced the appointment of Mr Walter Van De Vivjer as President and CEO of Reliance Exploration & Production DMCC.

Mr Van De Vivjer, who has decades of global expertise and leadership in the exploration & production (E&P) business, will be responsible for overseeing the operations of RIL's current portfolio of international assets.

A press release from RIL said he would also focus on developing the company's E&P portfolio in North America and other high potential countries globally.

Mr Van De Vivjer will succeed Mr Atul Chandra, who will work with the Chairman's office as Senior Adviser on international business opportunities, the release said.

According to the release, Mr Van De Vivjer has been associated with RIL as an Adviser over the last three years.

He is the former Group Managing Director of Shell and has also been the Chief Executive Officer of Shell's Global E&P Business. He joined Shell in 1979 and, during the 25 years with the company, has gained extensive technical and managerial experience in both the upstream and downstream oil industries in various countries including the Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America, Qatar and Oman. He has also served as CEO and co-founder of Delta Hydrocarbons B.V>


© Copyright 2012 NetIndian. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of NetIndian content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of NetIndian Media Corporation. Write to info[AT]netindian[DOT]in for permission to use content. Read detailed Terms of Use.