Mitch Ingram (picture) was appointed executive vice president (EVP), international, deepwater and exploration, at Anadarko Petroleum. He was previously EVP, international and deepwater operations and project management. Ingram has nearly 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry and joined Anadarko in 2015 as EVP, global LNG. Prior to joining the company, he was EVP, technical, at BG Group and a member of the company's executive committee. Previously, he held positions with the company's LNG project in Queensland, Australia. Before this, he was with Occidental Oil & Gas for 20 years, where he held several UK and international positions in project management, development, and operations. Ingram holds a bachelor of engineering degree in mechanical engineering from Robert Gordon University.
Ernie Leyendecker, SPE, formerly EVP, exploration, of the company will be retiring. He has more than 30 years of experience and joined the company in 2002. During his career, Leyendecker was EVP, international and deepwater exploration; senior vice president, international exploration; senior vice president, Gulf of Mexico exploration; vice president of corporate planning; and general manager for worldwide exploration engineering, planning, and international negotiations. He holds a BS degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University.