George L. Kirkland

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George L. Kirkland "is executive vice president of Global Upstream and Gas for Chevron Corporation. He is responsible for Chevron Corporation's global exploration, production, and gas activities. He assumed this position in January 2005 and is based in San Ramon, California.

"Kirkland served as president of Chevron Overseas Petroleum from 2002 through 2004, responsible for exploration and production operations outside North America, and was president of Chevron U.S.A. Production Co. in 2000-2001, responsible for exploration and production operations in the United States and Canada.

"From 1992 through 1999, Kirkland was based in Nigeria, where he held the positions of general manager of production, and chairman and managing director of Chevron Nigeria Ltd.

"In 1990, Kirkland was appointed group manager of upstream technology for Chevron Research and Technology Co., following a series of upstream assignments of increasing responsibility in San Francisco, Denver, Midland, Indonesia, Lafayette, and New Orleans.

"Kirkland joined Chevron in 1974 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

"Kirkland is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Africa America Institute, a board member of the Corporate Council on Africa, a director of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Association, a director of the US-ASEAN Business Council, and also a board member of the American Petroleum Institute." [1]

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  1. George L. Kirkland, Chevron, accessed November 3, 2009.