APACHE has announced a number of international management appointments relating to the pending Repsol Egypt acquisition.
The appointments will strengthen Apache's position in the Western Desert and will reinstate the Khalda Offset Concession as the company's single most valuable property.
James L. House moves to General Manager and Managing Director of Khalda Petroleum Company, following assignment as Managing Director of Apache Poland in Warsaw.
Before moving to Poland, House was General Manager in charge of Apache's Qarun Concession in Egypt.
With House's departure, David R. Gilbronson has been appointed General Manager of Apache Poland.
His last assignment was Director of International Technical Services in Houston. He was one of the first Apache employees to be posted to Egypt, where he served as General Manager of Qarun Petroleum Company.
Other management appointments at Khalda include David M. Talbott, who becomes Operations General Manager (Oil) after a stint as Deputy Operations General Manager of Qarun Petroleum Company in Cairo.
Warren E. Ford moves to Operations General Manager (Gas) at Khalda from his assignment as Varanus Hub Asset Manager with Apache Energy in Perth, Western Australia.
C. Brian Boutte assumes the position of Deputy Exploration General Manager, moving from Exploration General Manager at Qarun Petroleum Company.
John C. Youle becomes Deputy Development General Manager, moving up from Khalda Development Manager with Apache Egypt Companies in Cairo.
James T. Page moves to Deputy Finance General Manager of Khalda Petroleum Company, from Deputy Finance General Manager at Qarun Petroleum Company in Cairo.
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