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Emeliana Rice-Oxley

Emeliana Rice-Oxley

Vice President Exploration, Upstream, PETRONAS

Emeliana Rice-Oxley is the Vice President of Exploration responsible for PETRONAS global exploration business and geoscience function based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia since April 2016.
She served as the Senior General Manager and Vice President of Exploration Malaysia at PETRONAS since June 2012.

She started her career as a biostratigrapher with Shell and held numerous technical and managerial roles in Upstream.  Her experience in Shell and Petronas covers the full spectrum of the exploration business, as well as, exploration portfolio, strategy and business planning and across broad geographies from Asia Pacific to the Americas.

She serves as a Director of PETRONAS Gas Berhad and PETRONAS Management Training Sdn. Bhd.  She is the Champion of PETRONAS Leading Women’s Network and a council member of the Malaysia Women in Energy, advocating for equal opportunities and creating awareness on unconscious bias.

Emi holds a degree in geology, from the University of South Carolina, USA. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program from the Harvard Business School