Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) has appointed Brad Kerr as senior vice president of planning, technology, carbon-dioxide supply, and pipelines. In his role, Kerr will oversee Denbury's long-range development plan, carbon-dioxide supply, and pipeline operations, as well as methods of leveraging new technologies to increase the value of the company's assets.
Kerr is assuming the role formerly held by Charlie Gibson, who has been appointed to the newly created position of senior vice president of production operations. In his new role, Gibson will oversee all of Denbury's hydrocarbon producing assets, with a focus on implementing various operational improvement initiatives and best practices across the company's operating regions.
Kerr has 31 years of oil and gas industry experience, serving in various roles at Royal Dutch Shell and at Exxon Mobil Corp. His responsibilities included providing operational and technical leadership, new technology implementation, and reservoir engineering for diverse oil and gas exploration and development projects, including enhanced oil recovery and unconventional drilling projects in Alaska, West Texas, the Rockies, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Prior to joining Denbury, Kerr was employed by Shell, where he held a variety of senior operational and technical leadership roles, most recently as director, South China. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Davidson College.