Phillips 66 CEO Named API Chairman
Jan. 24, 2020—The American Petroleum Institute announced that Phillips 66 chairman and CEO Greg Garland will serve as chairman of API’s Board of Directors for a two-year term. Garland succeeds Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Darren Woods, who will remain a member of API’s Executive Committee.
“The natural gas and oil industry finds itself in a transformative era,” Garland said in a press release. “The challenges and opportunities facing the industry have never been greater, and technological innovation is driving unprecedented change for the better. I’m honored to lead API’s board during such a dynamic time for the industry and look forward to working together to build on our nation’s energy progress.”
Garland is chairman and CEO of Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. A chemical engineer, Garland has more than 30 years of industry experience in technical and executive leadership positions within the natural gas and oil and chemicals industries, the release said. Previously, Garland has been in executive positions for ConocoPhillips and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, the latter of which is now a joint venture between Phillips 66 and Chevron.