Innovative thinkers ///

Hailing from a family involved in the downstream market, Mobil Chemical more specifically, Fred Dupriest started his career doing college co-op work in that very industry. But the same year that he finished his education, the world economy was shaken by an event that would have a profound effect on his choice of vocation: the energy crisis of 1973. “I could see at that time, after the embargo, how important the oil industry was to the entire world, and I wanted to be a part of that,” said Dupriest.

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