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Texaco Press Release - James Haven Named Vice President, Strategic Analysis


WHITE PLAINS, NY, April 15 - James F. Haven has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President, Strategic Analysis for Texaco Worldwide Exploration and Production, it was announced today by John J. O'Connor, Senior Vice President and President, Worldwide Exploration and Production. The appointment is effective May 1, 1998. Haven is presently Executive Vice President and Managing Director of PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia (CPI), a 50 percent-owned Texaco affiliate.

Commenting on the new assignment, O'Connor stated, "Jim Haven will be responsible for prioritizing Texaco's upstream portfolio and applying appropriate business strategies across the range of our global upstream activities. Jim's experience in both U.S. and international operations, combined with his organizational skills, will enable him to contribute to the upstream sector in delivering sustained growth in value."

Haven was graduated from California State Polytechnic University in 1970 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. He joined Getty Oil Company that same year as a Petroleum Engineer, then joined Texaco in 1984 when it acquired Getty.

After holding positions of increasing responsibility with Getty and Texaco, Haven was appointed Manager of Property Sales and Acquisitions in Texaco USA's Producing Division in Houston. In 1989, he was named Director of Business Services for Texaco Exploration and Production Inc., and two years later, was appointed Assistant to the President of Texaco USA.

Haven became Director of Asia Operations - Middle East/Far East Division in 1993. In 1994, he was transferred to CPI in Riau Province, Indonesia, holding the position of Senior Vice President - Sumatra. In 1996, he was appointed to his current position with CPI.

In his new assignment, Haven will relocate to Texaco's Houston office.

Updated: April 1998