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Genel Energy Appoints Bill Higgs as new CEO

Higgs has been promoted from his position as chief operating officer

UK listed operator Genel Energy PLC have appointed Bill Higgs as their new CEO to replace outgoing executive Murat Ozgul, who will remain in an advisory role to the board.

Higgs has been promoted from his position as COO which he has held with the company since 2017 and can call on a wealth of experience in the oil and gas sector through previous roles which include Chevron and Ophir Energy

Genel, who hold the largest share of oil reserves in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, are currently in talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government to develop the Bina Bawi field, whilst also investing in the development of the Sarta and Qara Dagh oil blocks.

Source: Reuters


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