Phillips 66 Chairman and CEO Greg Garland will serve as chairman of API’s Board of Directors for a two-year term, The American Petroleum Institute (API) has announced. 

Garland recently served the board as chair of the Finance Committee and succeeds Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Darren Woods, who API said will remain a member of its Executive Committee.

Garland said: “The challenges and opportunities facing the industry have never been greater, and technological innovation is driving unprecedented change for the better. I’m honoured to lead API’s board during such a dynamic time for the industry and look forward to working together to build on our nation’s energy progress.”

Garland is Chairman and CEO of Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. A chemical engineer, Garland has more than 30 years of industry experience in technical and executive leadership positions within the natural gas and oil and chemicals industries.

Garland has also served as Senior Vice President, Exploration and Production, Americas, for ConocoPhillips since 2010. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, which is now a joint venture between Phillips 66 and Chevron. Before his election to that position, Garland served Chevron Phillips as senior vice president, Planning & Specialty Chemicals.

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27th January 2020