Galvin, Raymond E.

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Date
2003-01-29
Main contributors
Center for Public History, University of Houston; University of Houston Libraries, University of Houston
Summary
This is an oral history interview with Ray Galvin conducted as part of the Houston History Project. A native of Cisco, TX, Ray Galvin graduated in 1953 from Texas A&M University and joined Gulf Oil Corporation.  In the 1950s and 1960s, he served in various natural gas production engineering assignments with Gulf, eventually in 1975 rising to district engineer in New Orleans.  In 1979, he became Gulf's vice president of production, U.S. operations, and vice president of the company's South and East offshore division in 1981.  After the Gulf/Chevron merger in 1985, he became regional vice president of exploration and production for Chevron's domestic oil and gas operations.  He retired in 1996 as president of Chevron U.S.A. Production Company (a position he was elected to in 1992).  A highly visible leader in the industry, Galvin was chairman of the Natural Gas Council and the Natural Gas Supply Association in the mid-1990s. Interviewer: Tyler Priest.
Genre
interviews
Subjects
Energy development; Petroleum industry and trade; Galvin, Raymond E.
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/pm87719p135
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