Thursday, 17 March 2011, 6 p.m., Edinburgh
BP's Business in Iraq
David Campbell, Chief Operating Officer, Iraq, BP
This event occurred on: Thursday, 17 March 2011, 6 p.m.
David Campbell joined BP in 1984 after graduating from Aberdeen University with a degree in Engineering Science. Between 1984 and 1990, David worked as a Petroleum Engineer in the North Sea and also at Eakring and Wytch Farm. After three years in Alaska, working on the North Slope and in Anchorage, he completed a secondment with Pemex in Mexico before returning to BP in London as part of the central planning & financial control team. An intervening period as a member of the Downstream crude oil trading section in London and as Trading Manager in Long Beach, California, preceded his return to the Upstream business as Executive Assistant to the Group Vice President responsible for Western Hemisphere. David returned to Aberdeen in 2001 as Performance Unit Leader for the Forties, Montrose & Arbroath fields in the North Sea. Following the sale of these assets to Apache and Paladin in 2003, David joined TNK-BP in Russia at its inception as Business Unit Leader for the Udmurtia Business Unit for two years before a further two years in Siberia heading up the company?s East Business Unit. David returned to Aberdeen in March 2007 as North Sea Technical Director, before taking up his current position as Director and Vice President, Renewal Division in March 2008. In August 2009, David was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the new Iraq SPU following BP?s successful re-entry to the country. David joined the Segment Leadership Team co-incident with this appointment.