Tue, 09 Nov 1999

Caltex has new president

JAKARTA (JP): PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia, a joint venture between American oil and gas companies Chevron Corp. and Texaco Inc., has appointed Humayunbosha new president, replacing Baihaki H. Hakim effective from Jan. 1, 2000.

Humayunbosha is currently Caltex's director, senior vice president and deputy managing director responsible for representing the company's business interests with state oil and gas company Pertamina, directorate general of oil and gas at the Ministry of Mines and Energy and other national agencies.

Born in Cirebon, West Java on Nov. 27, 1948, the father of three children has been working at Caltex for 26 years, assuming various positions, including three years with Chevron in the United States.

He graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Indonesia in Jakarta in 1973 and joined Caltex a year later.

Baihaki will retire after handing over the company's leadership to Humayunbosha.

Caltex currently produces about 750,000 barrels of crude oil per day from four production sharing contracts in Riau, Central Sumatra. (jsk)