Apex International Energy, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Egypt, announced in a press release that it has expanded its global team.

The company appointed Willis Trey Gilmore as Vice President of Corporate Reservoir Engineering in Houston, and Raed Saba as Deputy General Manager and Exploration Manager in Cairo.

Apex’ Founder and CEO, Roger B. Plank, said, “We are pleased with the progress Apex has made in our first year, including the expansion of our global team and the strong foothold we have established in Egypt. We remain focused on scaling our business through new asset acquisitions and capital investments to deliver long-term, profitable growth in production and reserves.”

Raed Saba has over 35 years of international oil and gas experience, including nearly three decades working for Shell in Egypt, Kazakhstan and the Netherlands.

Willis Trey Gilmore brings over 25 years of engineering, operations and leadership experience in the oil and gas industry and will contribute significant reserve evaluation and planning expertise to Apex.

The company’s President and COO, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Trey and Raed, who each bring extensive experience in the international oil and gas industry and will be valuable contributors to Apex’s ongoing expansion.”