Chairman Michael Quamina SC and the Board of Directors of Heritage Petroleum Company Limited (Heritage) have selected Erik Keskula as the CEO of the Company.
Keskula replaces current CEO, Arlene Chow who is set to retire.
In a statement, Heritage said Keskula will serve as the CEO Designate for the period June 1st to June 13th and will assume full responsibility when Arlene Chow retires from the Company on June 13th , 2023.
The company said the selection of Mr. Keskula as the new CEO followed a rigorous recruitment process which considered candidates from Trinidad and Tobago and the international oil and gas industry.
“Erik is an extremely well-regarded leader in the international oil and gas industry with over 25 years’ experience in exploration and production. Erik has functioned in several Executive and Senior Management positions with ConocoPhillips in different regions across the world; including President Malaysia, Vice President North Slope Operations, North Slope Development Manager, Vice President Subsurface, Exploration Planning & Portfolio Manager and Seismic Technology Manager.
Erik sees himself as fortunate to have been involved in growing production and delivering projects throughout all stages of the asset lifecycle including start-ups, mature assets, and joint ventures. With a passion to improve the business through continuous improvement and new ideas, he values and cultivates the relationships required to develop and deliver strategic plans and long-term value for the Company,” Heritage said.