A look behind ///

Most of you will not recognize my name or photo on this page, since they last appeared on a World Oil column in March 1999, 29¼ years after they first showed up here, and 41 years after I joined Gulf Publishing Company’s (GPC) World Oil as engineering editor. It is a privilege to contribute to this issue, the 7th and final installment honoring the 100th anniversary of GPC’s founding and World Oil’s ancestral publications. The first time that the name World Oil became predominate on the magazine’s cover was October 1947. Ironically, that year also saw my first exposure to both oilfield work and to the magazine.

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