Cairo, 07 December 2014: Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Aidan Murphy as the new Vice President Upstream, Country Chair and Managing Director for Egypt.

Aidan has worked for Shell since 1991 and has held a wide range of commercial leadership roles in both the Group’s upstream and downstream businesses including Vice President Portfolio & Growth, Unconventional Oil and Gas over the past two years.

During this time he lead new project development, negotiation and establishment of new ventures in many countries including Russia, Kazakhstan, U.S.A, Canada, China, Jordan, Morocco and Australia serving on the boards of a number of these companies.

"I am very excited to take on this new role and look forward to working closely with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and our other partners to build on Shell's long-standing business in Egypt” said Murphy. 

Aidan holds a BSc in Physics from the University of Manchester, and an MBA from the Manchester Business School.

Before joining Shell he was a Wireline Field Engineer, working in North Sea and North America.

Aidan Murphy is replacing Jeroen Regtien, who will take on a new role outside of Shell.

About Shell:

Shell companies in Egypt are wholly owned by the Royal Dutch Shell plc. Active in Egypt since 1911, Shell Egypt business today spans upstream oil and gas exploration and production, downstream marketing and gas distribution. Shell’s upstream operations are located in the Western Desert.


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