Full Name
Clay Neff
Job Title
President, International Exploration & Production
Speaker Bio
Robert C. (Clay) Neff, Jr., is President of Chevron International Exploration & Production, based in London, a position he assumed October 1, 2022. He is responsible for Chevron’s oil and gas exploration and production activities in the region.

Previously, Mr Neff was President, Chevron Middle East, Africa, South America Exploration and Production Company; and President, Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company. Prior to that, Mr Neff served as Managing Director of Chevron’s Nigeria/Mid-Africa business unit. From 2009 to 2014, Mr Neff was part of Chevron’s Southern Africa strategic business unit, initially as Production Operations Manager, and later as Asset Development General Manager. Prior positions include General Manager of Operations for the Gulf of Mexico business unit; General Manager of Asset Development for the San Joaquin Valley business unit; and Manager of Chevron’s North American Midstream business.

Mr Neff joined Chevron in 1985 as a Drilling Engineer for the Gulf of Mexico business unit in Lafayette, Louisiana, after earning a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Louisiana State University.
Clay Neff