Laura A. Sugg

Retired President, Australasia Division of ConocoPhillips Corporation
Director since 2019


  • Audit Committee 
  • Finance Committee 
  • Industrial Operations Committee (Chair)


Current Public Company Directorships:

  • Kinetik Holdings Inc.
  • Murphy Oil Corporation


Prior Public Company Directorships:

  • The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • Denbury Resources, Inc.



President, Australasia Division of ConocoPhillips Corporation, Houston, Texas, a leading worldwide oil and gas exploration and development company, from July 2005 to February 2007. General Manager-Human Resources, exploration and production of ConocoPhillips from October 2003 to June 2005. From 2001 to 2003, Vice-President of Worldwide Gas of Phillips Petroleum, and later became General Manager of Midstream of ConocoPhillips.


BS – Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in engineering, science and operations, including responsibility for major exploration and production operations.
  • Valuable background in corporate planning, business development and regulatory matters acquired through executive roles at ConocoPhillips.
  • In-depth knowledge of human capital management matters from leadership experience in human resources management.
  • Strong track record across disciplines gained through her success in varied roles at ConocoPhillips.