Release date: 18 October 2012
BAKU – BP announced today the appointment of Craig Wiggs as the Vice President of Operations Midstream in Azerbaijan, effective from January 1, 2013. In this role, Craig will be accountable for the safe and efficient operations of the Sangachal terminal as well as all the export pipelines from Azerbaijan to Turkey and Georgia.
Craig Wiggs has over 30 years of experience in the oil industry in both US and international roles. He has led teams in land-based and offshore operations over wide range of disciplines including drilling, completions, well interventions and production operations. In his last two roles, Craig was Vice President of Operations for BP in Trinidad and Tobago and the Performance Unit Leader for the Eastern Deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
As Vice President of Operations Midstream, Craig will lead a large team in Azerbaijan of over 2000 employees.
Tamam Bayatly, BP Baku Press Office, telephone: +994 (0) 12 599 4557