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Bookout, John
Bookout audio, 1 of 6
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UH - Houston History Project. Bookout, John - Bookout audio, 1 of 6. July 16, 1998. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 22, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1028/show/1022.

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UH - Houston History Project. (July 16, 1998). Bookout, John - Bookout audio, 1 of 6. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1028/show/1022

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Title Bookout, John
Creator (LCNAF)
  • UH - Houston History Project
Interviewer (LCNAF)
  • Stewart, Tom
Date July 16, 1998 - December 18, 1998
Description John Bookout had a tremendously successful career with Shell Oil Company. After serving in World War II as a B-17 pilot he attended the University of Texas earning a B.S. and a M.S. in Geology. He began working for Shell in 1950. He became District Geologist in Amarillo in 1954 and stayed in that position until 1958. That year he was promoted to Division Geologist for Wichita Falls, TX. He also worked as Exploration Manager for New Orleans in 1965, in Economics Department for E&P, and as exploration manager and VP Denver. (then he became president of Shell Oil Company from 1976-1988.)
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Bookout, John
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 1, HHA 00045
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see the UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the "About" page of this website.
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  • University of Houston/History International
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Title Bookout audio, 1 of 6
Date July 16, 1998
Original Collection Oral Histories – Houston History Project http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see the UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the "About" page of this website.
File name hhaoh_201207_013a.mp3