Energy Intelligence says that Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has been named Petroleum Executive of the Year for 2015. He was chosen for the 2015 award by a group of top global oil industry executives, and he is the 19th winner of this highly regarded, peer-selected honor. The award will be presented to Mr. Tillerson on October 6th at an honorary dinner during the 36th Annual Oil & Money Conference in London. Energy Intelligence jointly convenes the Oil & Money Conference with the International New York Times.
'The selection of Rex Tillerson as this year's winner reflects his highly successful leadership of Exxon Mobil, where he has further enhanced the company's widely respected reputation for strong operational performance, financial discipline, project execution and technological innovation,' said Thomas Wallin, editor-in-chief and executive vice president of Energy Intelligence.