OH 1129 | Oral History

OH 1129

Geologist. His experiences in geology and the petroleum industry. Youth and education; early recollections of Everette Lee DeGolyer; employment with Geophysical Service, Inc., 1933; early refraction technology; employment with Atlatl Royalty Corporation, 1939; service as a naval officer with the Office of Procurement of Materials, Army/Navy Munitions Board, during World War II; postwar work with DeGolyer and MacNaughton; overseas work as a consultant for DeGolyer and MacNaughton; formation of his own consulting company, Terramar, as part of Sedco, 1970; work in the Middle East; decision to become an independent petroleum consultant; experiences in China, South America, Africa, and the former Soviet Union; Czech Uprising, 1969; development of Texas Instruments out of Geophysical Service, Inc.; comments about Cecil Green, Erik Jonsson, and Clarence Karcher; miscellaneous activities as a petroleum consultant.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 137 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Josh Daniels; Alvin C. Clement
Date of Interview April 20, 1996

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