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This is an oral history interview with Bob Bougeois conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Bob Bougeois was born in Raceland, LA in 1934, he had four brothers. He studied physical education at Nicholls College before being drafted into the military, where he served in Europe for two years. He hired on with Continental Emsco during the summer of 1959 as a truck driver, he worked there for 12 years in sales, moving from Houma, to Venice, to Morgan City, to Lake Charles. In 1971, he went to work for Precision Instrument Company, he was transferred to Lafayette in 1975. Eight years later, he went to work for Gemoco, a division of Weatherford, he retired with them in April 2002. He describes what sales were like in the late 1950s and 1960s and discusses ethically suspect sales practices. Interviewer: David DiTucci.
Energy development; Petroleum industry and trade; Bougeois, Bob
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