June 13 Energy and power focused private equity
firm Riverstone Holdings LLC said on Thursday it has hired
former Anadarko Petroleum Co Chief Executive James
Hackett as a partner and co-head of its Houston office.
Hackett was CEO of Anadarko from 2003 to 2012 and served as
the company's chairman from 2006 until earlier this month. He
stepped down from Anadarka on June 4, as part of a previously
announced succession plan.
Hackett, who previously served as chief operating officer of
Devon Energy and as CEO of Ocean Energy, also plans to
attend Harvard Divinity School beginning in September.
Riverstone, which was founded in 2000, has committed about
$22.3 billion to 99 investments in the midstream, exploration
and production, oilfield services, power and renewable sectors
of the energy industry.