Ted Etchison was appointed General Director at Tengizchevroil (TCO) in November 2015.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Etchison served as the TCO General Manager of Operations since January 2014. In that role, Ted was responsible for all aspects of TCO Operations functions: Production Operations, Drilling, Reservoir Management, Facilities Engineering, Security, Information Technology, Regulatory Compliance and Supply Chain Management.
During his 35-year career with Chevron, Mr. Etchison has held various engineering, operations, and managerial positions of increasing scope and responsibility. He served as the Sr. Vice President of offshore oil and gas operations in Indonesia; Director of Gas in Nigeria; and General Manager/Deputy Managing Director of Eurasia Business Unit in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Prior to joining Chevron’s international operations, Mr. Etchison served at Chevron’s corporate headquarters in San Ramon, California, after progressing through Chevron’s US operational areas in Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana. During this time he also led work in Australia as part of a special project.
Mr. Etchison began his Chevron career in 1981 after receiving a BS in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University (USA) and MBA from Tulane University (USA) in 1994.