Mark Hatfield is the managing director of Chevron Australia and head of the Australasia business unit located in Perth, Western Australia.
Mark is responsible for Chevron's upstream interests and activities in Australia. This includes leading the development and operations of the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas projects; participating interests in the North West Shelf Venture; oil production operation on Barrow Island; and exploration and appraisal activities offshore Australia.
Most recently responsible for Chevron’s deepwater exploration and production activities in the Gulf of Mexico, Mark brings more than three decades of experience to Australia, including roles as general manager of Strategy and Planning for Chevron’s global upstream business and general manager of Strategy and Planning for Chevron North America Exploration and Production.
Mark joined Chevron in 1982 as a production engineer in New Orleans after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. In 1992, he earned a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of New Orleans.