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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 Charlie Blackburn conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Mr. Charlie Blackburn had a long career with Shell beginning in 1952 after he graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in engineering physics. He became Chief Petroleum Engineer for Houston E/P area in 1964. In 1966 he served as Budget Coordinator for Shell E/P and later became Southwestern Production Division Manager. In 1968 he became General Manager for the Onshore E/P division, and in 1970 he was promoted to VP of the Southern E/P region. In 1974 he became VP for Transportation and supplies, and in 1976 named Executive VP. Shell selected Blackburn as director and President of Shell Energy Resources in 1982 where he served until his retirement in 1986. Interviewer: Tyler Priest.
Energy development; Petroleum industry and trade; Blackburn, Charlie
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