Oil scout humor

08/14/2000
Your high-interest article "Oil scout humor" (OGJ, July 24, 2000, p. 17), might well become a regular feature. It would not surprise me if you receive other somewhat similar examples.I began my first professional job as junior geologist in July 1948 at Stanolind Oil & Gas Co.'s San Antonio office after being graduated by Yale with a BA degree in geology in June. In early 1949, Stanolind decided to broaden my basic petroleum industry knowledge by assigning me to the San Antonio scout check for that year. This was a good year indeed-easy job, work-free weekends, balanced travel and office work, and report writing that proved invaluable later when I competed with your fine publication as...
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