Erec S. Isaacson
President, ConocoPhillips Alaska
Erec S. Isaacson is president, ConocoPhillips Alaska.
Isaacson began his career with Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma in 1986 as a geophysicist in Upstream Technology. He held various exploration and development positions in the company, including assignments in Houston, Odessa and Stavanger.
In 2002, he became manager, New Ventures Exploration, and then transitioned to manager, Upstream Project Authorization and Performance. In 2006, he moved to Alaska where he first held the role of manager, Alaska Exploration, and later as vice president, Commercial Assets with accountability for non-operated, pipeline and Cook Inlet assets.
In May 2010, Isaacson assumed the role of president, Qatar, for the project completion, startup and the first year of production for the QG3 JV. He then moved to Jakarta in May 2012 as president & general manager Indonesian BU. In November 2016, he became vice president, Rockies BU. In August 2018, he became vice president, Gulf Coast BU responsible for the development and operations of the company’s Eagle Ford and offshore Gulf of Mexico assets. He assumed his current position in January 2021.
A native of Colorado, Isaacson earned a bachelor of science degree in Geophysical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 1986. Isaacson currently serves on the board of the Alaska Oil & Gas Association.