Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) has named W. Mark Meyer as senior vice president of energy technology strategies, effective March 1.

Apache’s CEO John J. Christmann IV said that Meyer’s experience “will complement our efforts and enhance our ability to reduce our costs and drive further value” to the company.

Meyer will have leadership and oversight of Apache’s worldwide energy technology strategies team focused on increasing company value and overall performance. His team will lead research and development of cutting-edge energy technologies and will identify energy technology solutions to meet Apache’s current and future needs.

Meyer will join Apache from Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., where he currently serves as a managing director in the securities division. Prior to that, Meyer served as its head of securities and research.

He has also held various roles at RR Advisors LLC, CastleArk Management LLC, Simmons & Company and Goldman Sachs as well as conducted assignments for Exxon, Chevron and Union Texas Petroleum.

He holds a bachelor of science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and a master of business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.