Theodore Etchison

Theodore Etchison
General Manager, Operations
Tengizchevroil

Ted Etchison was appointed General Manager of Operations at Tengizchevroil (TCO) in 2014.  Prior to joining TCO, Etchison held various engineering, operations, and managerial positions of increasing scope and responsibility over his 33-year career with Chevron. 

Most recently, he served as the Sr. Vice President leading Chevron’s offshore oil and gas operations in Indonesia.  Prior to that, he served in Nigeria as Chevron’s Director of Gas, after having been the General Manager/Deputy Managing Director for Chevron’s Eurasia Business Unit in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with focus on Chevron’s interests in TCO, Karachaganak, CPC and other ventures in the region.

Previously, Etchison held various leadership positions of increasing responsibility in the United States.  Prior to joining Chevron’s international operations, he served at Chevron’s Corporate headquarters in San Ramon, California, after progressing through Chevron’s US operational areas in Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana.  

Etchison began his Chevron career in 1981 after receiving a bachelor’s of science degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University (USA), and received a master’s of business administration from Tulane University (USA) in 1994.