Jeff Sheets and his team facilitate the accurate tracking and communication of the financial performance of ConocoPhillips. They are responsible for internal and external financial reporting, tax management, capital and liquidity funding, risk management, insurance, pension management, cash management, transaction processing, internal controls and business development support. They also interface with the capital markets.
An engineer, Sheets has 33 years of technical, financial and leadership experience in the oil and natural gas industry.
Prior to assuming his current role in 2010, he was senior vice president, Planning and Strategy for two years, after serving as vice president and treasurer for seven years, and assistant treasurer for three years. Sheets also worked in Norway as commercial services manager and as staff finance director.
Sheets began his career in 1980 as a process engineer for predecessor company Phillips Petroleum, and held engineering and marketing positions before moving into finance related positions starting in 1990.
He is a member of the Academy of Chemical Engineers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, a member of the Energy Advisory Board at the University of Houston, and a board member for Theatre Under the Stars in Houston.
Sheets earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology in 1980, and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Houston in 1989.