Australia's AWE Ltd. has appointed David Biggs as its new CEO and managing director, beginning in early May.
Biggs has over 35 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas sector. He has worked throughout Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, and the Americas with both large multinational and smaller organizations.
Biggs is currently CEO of Cue Energy Ltd., a position he has held for the last three years. Prior to that, he spent almost 20 years with BHP Billiton Petroleum, rising to the positions of vice president, Commercial, and vice president, Land and Upstream Agreements, based in Houston. Part of these responsibilities included membership of the exploration leadership team. Prior to BHP Billiton, he worked with the Natural Gas Corp. and the Petroleum Corp. of New Zealand.
Biggs has experience in leadership, strategy and planning, business improvement, P&L management and commercial transactions, particularly mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and gas marketing. He holds a tertiary qualification in law from Victoria University in Wellington.