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Abel, Roger Lee locked

Born Nebraska 12 Aug. 1943

Director, Cygnus Oil and Gas Corporation (formerly Touchstone Resources USA Inc.), 2005–07 (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 2005–06)


Colorado Sch. of Mines (BSc Petroleum Engrg 1965); MIT (MSc 1979)


FInstPet. Served US Army, 1966–68 (Capt.). Joined Conoco Inc., 1968: prodn engr, 1968–72; Supervising Reservoir Engr, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1972–73; Staff Engr, N America, 1973–74; Co-ordinator for W Hemisphere Planning Dept, 1974–75; Manager, Planning and Budgets, 1975–77; Exec. Asst to Conoco’s Dep. Chm., 1977–78; Sloan Fellow, MIT, 1978–79; Asst Div. Manager, Offshore Div., 1979–80; Vice Pres. and Gen. Manager of Ops for Dubai Petroleum Co., 1980–82; Manager: of Ops, UK and Europe, 1982–84; of Planning, Admin and Engrg, N American Prodn, 1984–86; General Manager: Offshore and Frontier, N American Prodn, 1986–88; Prodn Engrg and Res. Dept, 1988–90; Vice-Pres. and Gen. Manager, Prodn Engrg and Res., 1990–91; Vice Pres., Exploration Prodn-Russia, 1991–93; Chm., Conoco Exploration Prodn Europe Ltd, 1993–97; Pres. and Chief Operating Officer, Occidental Oil & Gas Corp., 1997–99; Exec. Vice Pres., Occidental Petroleum Corp., 1999–2000; Pres., Austex Production Co. LLC, 2002–05. Chm. Bd, Offshore Technol. Conf., 1994–2002; Co-Vice Chm., Mgt Cttee, E&P Forum, 1995–97; Chm., Energy Sub-Cttee, Gore-Chernomyrdin Commn, 1997–98. Dist. Mem., Soc. of Petroleum Engrs (Pres., 1992). Former Mem., Adv. Cttee, Petroleum Engrg Dept, and Trustee Develt Council, Colorado Sch. of Mines. Dist. Achievement Medal, Colorado Sch. of Mines, 1998; Bronze Star Medal, 1967 (USA)


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