ConocoPhillips has named a new president of its Alaska operations. Trond-Erik Johansen, who currently heads the company’s southeast Asia exploration and production group in Singapore, will take over Alaska operations on April 1. Johansen’s predecessor Jim Bowles died in an avalanche in Alaska last month. Houston-based ConocoPhillips is Alaska’s largest oil and gas producer It’s also a major lease holder. The company’s interests also include running a liquefied natural gas facility on the Kenai Peninsula. Johansen has been with ConocoPhillips for more than 2 decades in various positions around the world.
The Associated Press
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