HOUSTON -- (Business Wire)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today announced Andrew Lundquist has been
named to its Executive Leadership Team as senior vice president,
Government Affairs. In this capacity, Lundquist will have responsibility
for ConocoPhillips’ state, federal and international policy and
government affairs activities. Lundquist succeeds Red Cavaney, who
retired at the end of 2012.
“Andrew knows our industry, he knows our company and is a proven leader
in managing government affairs,” said Ryan Lance, chairman and chief
executive officer. “His reputation and leadership will reinforce our
company’s commitment to strong relations with local and national
governments around the world.”
Lundquist has more than 25 years of experience in the government affairs
field. He was previously managing partner of BlueWater Strategies LLC, a
Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm that he founded in 2002. In this
role, he provided business and government relations advice and managed
major projects for U.S. and international corporations. Lundquist
previously served as a director for Pioneer Natural Resources Company
from 2004 to 2013, for Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation from 2005 to
2013, and for Evergreen Resources, Inc. from 2002 to 2004.
Prior to joining the private sector, Lundquist served at the White House
in several leadership roles. During 2001, he was the director of the
White House National Energy Policy Development Group, which directed the
cabinet-level task force that produced the president's National Energy
Policy, and advisor to the president and vice president on energy issues.
Lundquist previously spent 14 years on Capitol Hill, the last three of
which were as majority staff director of the U.S. Senate Committee on
Energy and Natural Resources. He has also served as chief of staff for
Senator Frank Murkowski (AK), counsel for the Senate Energy Committee,
and senior legislative assistant for Senator Ted Stevens (AK).
Lundquist holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of
Alaska and a Juris Doctorate from Catholic University Columbus School of
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Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and
activities in 30 countries, $58 billion in annual revenue, $117 billion
of assets, and approximately 16,900 employees as of Dec. 31, 2012.
Production from continuing operations averaged 1,527 MBOED in 2012, and
preliminary proved reserves were 8.6 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2012.
For more information, go to www.conocophillips.com.
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