Brian Worrall, sales manager in Europe for Chevron’s marketing business, has been appointed president of the UK Petroleum Industry Association. He succeeds outgoing president Janet

Ashdown of BP.

Brian has a wide Uk retail business background and has worked for Chevron for the past eight years in a number of roles, including working within Chevron’s retail business and on assignment at the corporate offices in California.

Worrall said: "I look forward to continue working with my fellow council members and the the secretariat to address the many challenges faced by the UK downstream industry. The industry’s endeavours are to continue to meet consumers’ annd UK energy needs, as well as meeting ever more stringent targets for greenhouse gas reduction under EU and UK laws."