Swanlund, Cliff

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Date
1999-08-17
Main contributors
Center for Public History, University of Houston; University of Houston Libraries, University of Houston
Summary
This is an oral history interview with Cliff Swanlund conducted as part of the Houston History Project. After graduating Purdue with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1953, Cliff Swanlund began his career with Shell.  He served in the Army soon after his assignment with Shell forcing him to come back to the company in 1956.  He first worked in the Delta division in New Orleans but later spent time working in New Orleans Marine Division, offshore.  During that time he was Project Engineer for Eugene Island 188, and block 100.  He also served as Division Drilling Engineer.  In 1960 he moved to the design group and worked developing various offshore structures.  In 1966 he began work for Esso Production and Research and stayed there until his retirement in 1995. Interviewer: Tyler Priest.
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Energy development; Petroleum industry and trade; Swanlund, Clifford A.
Location
Houston, Texas
Collection
Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Unit
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Language
English
Rights Statement
In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted
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Collection

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
Houston History Archives
Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Other Identifier
Preservation Location: ark:/84475/pm13999675k
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