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Center for Public History, University of Houston; University of Houston Libraries, University of Houston
This is an oral history interview with Leland Culligan conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Mr. Leland Culligan is from Birmingham, Alabama, his father was the vice-president of a coal company. He received his bachelor's degree in geology from Birmingham Southern College. After serving in the Marine Corps during World War Two, he went to the University of Colorado where he received his master's degree in geology in 1847. He then went to work for the California Company (since became Chevron, Texaco) as a development geologist in Mississippi. He spent five years in development work, moving every six months to a year. He moved into the exploration department in Shreveport, and then was transferred to Jackson, Mississippi, where he stayed 11 and a half years. He moved to Lafayette in 1965, where he went back to doing development work. The interview seems to end abruptly when Mr. Culligan asks to change the subject and that the recorder be turned off. Interviewer: Robert M. Carriker, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Energy development; Petroleum industry and trade; Culligan, Leland
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