- EnQuest chief operating officer and executive director Neil McCulloch has stepped down by mutual agreement.

EnQuest has appointed Faysal Hamza as interim head of North Sea and Bob Davenport as managing director, North Sea, reporting to Hamza.

Prior to joining EnQuest, Davenport successfully led Apache's North Sea operations.

Hamza and Davenport previously worked together to build EnQuest's successful business in Malaysia.

John Penrose will replace Davenport as managing director, Malaysia. Chairman Jock Lennox said: 'The Board would like to thank Neil for his unstinting contribution to EnQuest during a challenging period for both the company and industry. We wish him well for the future.'

At 9:39am: [LON:ENQ] EnQuest Plc share price was +0.38p at 25.63p

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