Nick Olds

EVP, Lower 48 at ConocoPhillips

Nick Olds is executive vice president, lower 48 responsible for the company’s operations in Alaska, Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Middle East & Africa.

Olds has nearly 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. He previously served as vice president, of Corporate Planning & Development, and in other leadership roles including vice president of, Mid-Continent Business Unit in the Lower 48 and vice president, of North Slope Operations and Development in Alaska.

He began his career with predecessor company Conoco in Houston in 1992. Since then, Olds has served in numerous engineering, development, operations, and management positions in the United States, Nigeria, Norway, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Canada, and Alaska.

Olds graduated from Montana Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering. In 2006, he also completed the Executive Development Program at the Wharton Business School. He has served as a board member on the Montana Tech University Foundation Board and is a current member of the American Exploration and Production Council.


  • EVP, Lower 48

    Current role

  • SVP, Global Operations

  • EVP, Global Operations

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