Bob Fryar

Executive vice president, safety and operational risk

Executive team tenure: Appointed 1 October 2010

Outside interests: 
No external appointments

Age: 53

Nationality: American

Career

Bob Fryar is responsible for strengthening safety, operational risk management and the systematic management of operations across the BP group. He is group head of safety and operational risk, with accountability for group-level disciplines including engineering, health, safety, security, remediation management and the environment. In this capacity, he looks after the group-wide operating management system implementation and capability programmes.

Bob has over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, having joined Amoco Production Company in 1985. Between 2010 and 2013, Bob was executive vice president of the production division, accountable for safe and compliant exploration and production operations and stewardship of resources across all regions.

Prior to this, Bob was chief executive of BP Angola and also held several management positions in Trinidad, including chief operating officer for Atlantic LNG and vice president of operations. Bob has also served in a variety of engineering and management positions in onshore US and the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

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