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Dr. Do Van Khanh is appointed the Chairman of PV Drilling's Board of Directors(12/07/2015)

On Dec 4th, 2015 at the Head Office of Petrovietnam Drilling and Well Services Corporation (PV Drilling), a ceremony to announce the decision on appointing Dr. Do Van Khanh as Chairman of PV Drilling’s Board of Directors took place.

Attending the ceremony, from Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PVN), there were Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh, Acting Secretary of the Party Committee, Acting Chairman of the Council Members, President & CEO of PVN; Mr. Nguyen Quoc Thap, Executive Vice President of PVN and delegates of functional divisions from PVN. The ceremony was also welcomed the distinguished guests from Petrovietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) as Dr. Hoang Ngoc Dang, the Chairman of PVEP’s Council Members; Mr. Truong Hong Son, Vice President and Mr. Le Dung, Director of PVEP, HCMC Branch. From PV Drilling, there were all members of the Board of Directors, The Board of Management and key staffs representing more than 2,000 employees of PV Drilling. 

At the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh officially handed over the Decision No. 2754/QD-DKVN dated 19/11/2015 issued by PVN’s Council Members on appointing Dr. Do Van Khanh as the Chairman of PV Drilling’s Board of Directors from Dec 4th, 2015.

Dr. Do Van Khanh was delivered the Appointing Decision by Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh, Acting Secretary of the Party Committee, Acting Chairman of the Council Members, President & CEO of PVN

Making a speech at the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh recognized and praised the achievements of PV Drilling’s leadership and staffs on the journey of 14 years of foundation and development, especially in 2015 when the oil and gas industry was badly affected by the sharp fall in crude oil price. However, PV Drilling’s leadership has managed to minimize the negative effect on business efficiency thanks to its effective corporate governance system, timely response to negative fluctuations of the market. Mr. Nguyen Quoc Khanh expressed his trust in appointing Dr. Do Van Khanh as the right person who can help the company maintain and boost its efficient production and business activities, heading for its sustainable development, contributing to fulfill all the objectives that the Party and the State entrusted to the company in particular and PVN in general. Out of all, Dr. Do Van Khanh was the founder of PV Drilling, who has contributed mostly in creating and building PV Drilling as strong and well-known as today.

The new Chairman of PV Drilling’s BOD, Dr. Do Văn Khanh took a picture with the leaders of PVN, PVEP and PV Drilling

After receiving the new task, Dr. Do Van Khanh expressed his deep gratitude for the trust and confidence of superior authorities and shares his emotional feelings when returning to PV Drilling where he has dedicated to build up. Dr. Do Van Khanh hopes to continue to receive the support of the PVN as well as PVEP and together with PV Drilling’s internal resources, he guaranteed to unite with PV Drilling’s management to do their best to overcome all the challenges ahead, to maintain the achievements within 14 years, to complete PV Drilling’s business plan in 2016 and reaching new successes.

Mr. Do Van Khanh was born in 1961 – the PhD of Petroleum Geology, who has nearly 30 years working in the oil and gas industry. He first started his career as an engineer at the Pacific Petroleum Company and has experienced many different management positions such as engineers at Petroleum Drilling Company II (Petrovietnam II), Representative of Petrovietnam II in Da Nang, Deputy Director at the Odfjell drilling Joint Venture, and Director of PTSC Offshore (predecessor of PV Drilling). With his passion and enthusiasm for the country's oil and gas industry, he is considered as the one with great contributions in building PV Drilling to become an international service drilling contractor, one of PVN’s major subsidiaries in the oil and gas services sector. Dr. Do Van Khanh is among Top 50 delegates in 50 years of foundation and development of Vietnam Oil and Gas Sector.
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