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Southwell, Sir (Charles Archibald) Philiplocked

Kt 1958; CBE 1953; MC 1918

Born 6 June 1894; s of late Dr Charles Edward Southwell, Stoke-on-Trent; m 1926, Mary Burnett (d 1981), d of Thomas Scarratt, Belmont Hall, Ipstones, Staffs; two s; died 30 Nov. 1981

Director, Kuwait Oil Co. Ltd, since 1946 (Managing Director, 1946–59)


Birmingham Univ. (BSc (Pet.))


President: Inst. of Petroleum, 1951–52; Oil Industries Club, 1953. Petroleum Technologist to Government of Trinidad, 1922–28; Manager, Oilfields and Geol Br., BP, 1930–44. Served European War, 1914–18, with RA (MC); War of 1939–45; temp. Lt-Col. Govt Cttee Business Training, 1945. Royal Society of Arts: Silver Medal, 1953; Council, 1958. Cadman Memorial Medal, Inst. of Petroleum, 1954; Hon. Fellow, 1959. Pres., Brown and Root (UK) Ltd, 1960–80 (Chm., 1960–78); Chm., Highland Fabricators, 1968–80; Dir, Halliburton Gp of Cos. Liveryman, Company of Shipwrights. GCStJ; Dir-Gen. St John Ambulance, 1968. Comdr, Order of Cedar of Lebanon, 1958


on petroleum technology




Royal Thames Yacht


Manor House, Tendring, Essex

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