- Chairman & CEO ConocoPhillips
Ryan M. Lance has served as chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips, the world’s largest independent exploration and production company based on production and reserves, since 2012.
Ryan is a petroleum engineer with 32 years of experience in senior management and technical positions with ConocoPhillips, predecessor Phillips Petroleum and various divisions of ARCO. His past ConocoPhillips assignments included responsibility for international exploration and production, regional responsibility at various times for Asia, Africa, the Middle East and North America, and responsibility for technology, major projects, downstream strategy, integration and specialty functions.
Ryan currently serves as 2016-2017 chairman of the American Petroleum Institute.