Dhaka, June 5, 2018: Neil Menzies has been appointed President of Chevron Bangladesh, effective June 3, 2018. Prior to this assignment, Mr Menzies was Deputy Managing Director of Chevron’s Eurasia Business Unit. In his new role, Neil will lead Chevron’s partnership with the Government of Bangladesh to continue providing reliable and affordable energy to the people of Bangladesh.
Chevron is one of Bangladesh’s largest investors, supplying over 50 percent of the country’s natural gas production and making a significant contribution to healthcare, education and economic development of communities.
Neil succeeds Kevin Lyon, who has been President of Chevron Bangladesh since January 1, 2015. Mr Lyon has been appointed Special Advisor Chevron IndoAsia Business Unit, based in Jakarta, Indonesia, effective June 1.
Neil holds a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering and joined Chevron as a Petroleum Engineer in 1998. During his Chevron career Neil has held numerous technical and management positions of increasing responsibility across Chevron’s global operations including the United States, Kazakhstan, Thailand and the United Kingdom.
Commenting on his appointment, Neil said: “I have come on board at an exciting time for Bangladesh and its energy sector, with our strong business driven by our talented Bangladeshi workforce, and their commitment to world-class performance.”
“I look forward to building on Kevin’s strong and collaborative relationship with Petrobangla, the Government of Bangladesh and business stakeholders, so we can continue to work together to power Bangladesh’s growth for years to come.”
About Chevron Bangladesh: Chevron operates and holds a 100 percent interest in Block 12 (Bibiyana Field) and Blocks 13 and 14 (Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar fields). Net oil-equivalent production in 2017 averaged 111,000 barrels per day, composed of 642 million cubic feet of natural gas and 4,000 barrels of condensate.