Pat O’Bryan promoted to CEO of Fidelity

MDU Resources Group announced that Pat O’Bryan will take over as the CEO of its Fidelity Exploration & Production Company, effective 1 March. He also will retain his current position as president.

He succeeds J. Kent Wells, who will retire on 28 February from his positions as Fidelity CEO and vice chairperson of the corporation. Wells has also indicated that he will resign as a director of MDU Resources.

Photo courtesy of MDU Resources Group, Inc

O’Bryan became president of Fidelity in July of 2014, consistent with MDU Resources’ long-term succession planning process. He joined the company in 2011 as vice president of drilling and completions. He has 26 years of experience in the oil and gas business, including executive and asset general management, drilling engineering and technology management, production and reservoir engineering supervision.

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