Nuverra Environmental Solutions (NYSE:NES), a provider of full-cycle environmental solutions to energy and industrial end-markets, has appointed R.D. “Dan” Nelson to the company’s board of directors.
During his 32-year career with ExxonMobil, Nelson most recently served as a vice president and officer of the corporation as the senior executive in Washington, DC, leading the company’s government relations operations.
He also held a variety of other senior positions with ExxonMobil and Mobil in the US, the UK and Saudi Arabia. These positions included chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia, leading the LNG venture development function, management of Mobil’s shareholding in the Arabian American Oil Co., manager of Mobil’s Middle East Department, and head of planning and analysis for the supply and trading organization in Mobil’s global headquarters. He served on the boards of several major petrochemical and refining joint ventures in which ExxonMobil had major ownership stakes, including the largest petrochemical plant in the world.
Nelson is a member of the board of trustees of the Energy Policy Research Foundation, and also serves on the board of directors for Mascoma Corp., a bioconversion company working to develop the efficient production of fuels and chemicals from biomass sources. He is a past director of the American Petroleum Institute.