Full Name
Montri Rawanchaikul
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Speaker Bio
Montri Rawanchaikul is CEO of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited or PTTEP, Thailand’s national E&P company. He brings nearly 30 years of oil & gas exploration and production industry leadership experience to move the company forward on its path to sustainable growth.
Assuming the role of CEO on October 1, 2021, Mr. Rawanchaikul will continue to pave the way for PTTEP’s new business development and non-E&P Business management including “Digital, Organization, and New Normal Transformation” to cope with the rapid change facing the energy industry and enhance its E&P core value foundation and to become a resilient organization in response to global challenges. In response to the Global Energy Transition landscape, he advocates Carbon Capture and Utilization Projects (CCUS) to lay PTTEP’s foundation of becoming an environmentally friendly and sustainable growth company.
Over recent years, Mr. Rawanchaikul has been the driving force behind several key achievements of PTTEP. His contributions have not only ensured long-term domestic and international supply, but also driven and set the strategic alignment for PTTEP towards sustainability and prepared for future challenges that include energy transition to become a globally reputable company.
Some successful milestones and achievements driven by Mr. Rawanchaikul were reshaping PTTEP’s vision as the “Energy Partner of Choice” and formulating the strategic direction of “Expand and Execute” and “Coming Home Strategy”, which led to successful project acquisitions both domestically and internationally. All of which were vital to providing Thailand’s energy supply and PTTEP’s sustainable growth. Key recent acquisitions include the Gulf of Thailand PSC bidding for Bongkot and Erawan fields (G1/61 and G2/61), Murphy Oil Corporation Malaysia and Partex.
More specifically, Mr. Rawanchaikul has been involved in PTTEP’s establishment in the Middle East region through successful acquisitions of the exploration joint ventures in the UAE and Oman. He was also responsible for the oversight of all producing assets and strengthened long-term growth in both onshore and offshore Thailand, Malaysia assets’ value creation, and Myanmar Gas to Power project.
After earning his bachelor’s degree in Physics from Chiang Mai University, Thailand, and master’s degree in Exploration Geophysics from the University of New South Wales, Australia, Mr. Rawanchaikul commenced his career as a Geophysicist at PTTEP.
Montri Rawanchaikul