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Riding With Jimmy

Riding With Jimmy

 

When I was on the Phillips Petroleum engineers training program, I was able to spend time with personnel in the various job areas in the oil field. This story reflects some of my experiences with a field operator. Continue reading

Vietnam

Vietnam

 

When I was drafted into the Army at age 25, I was working as a process engineer for Phillips Petroleum Company. I took a 95% cut in pay. However I was proud to serve my country and I learned some things and had some experiences that helped me in later life. This story provides a small sampling of those experiences. Continue reading

The Freeze

The Freeze

I have often heard the phrase “It was caused by a failure to communicate.” I found failure to communicate to be one of the contributing factors in a serious accident I was involved in in 1973. Here is the story. Continue reading