Apache Corporation Announces Appointment of David Pursell as Senior Vice President, Planning and Energy Fundamentals

HOUSTON, March 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) (Nasdaq:APA) today announced David Pursell has been named senior vice president, Planning and Energy Fundamentals, effective March 12.

David Pursell
David Pursell

"I am pleased to welcome Dave to Apache's executive management team. Dave's skills, expertise and capabilities will further enhance our robust internal planning processes and assist in the execution of our long-term profitable growth strategy," said John J. Christmann IV, Apache's chief executive officer and president.

Pursell will oversee corporate planning as well as energy fundamentals systems, processes and analysis.

Pursell previously served as managing director of Investment Banking for Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH). Before that, he served as head of Macro Research and was one of the founders of Pickering Energy Partners, Inc. Before TPH, he was director of Upstream Research at Simmons & Company International . Earlier in his career, he worked in various production and reservoir engineering assignments at S.A. Holditch and Associates, which is now part of Schlumberger. Pursell began his career at ARCO Alaska in Anchorage with production and operations engineering assignments in South Alaska and the North Slope. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University.

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