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Graebner, Robert "Bob" J.
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University of Houston. Graebner, Robert "Bob" J. - Graebner audio, 1 of 4. June 13, 2002. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 30, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/119/show/114.

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University of Houston. (June 13, 2002). Graebner, Robert "Bob" J. - Graebner audio, 1 of 4. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/119/show/114

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Title Graebner, Robert "Bob" J.
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Priest, Tyler, interviewer
  • Pratt, Joseph A., interviewer
Contributor (Local)
  • University of Houston/History International, project
Date June 13, 2002
Description This is an oral history interview with Robert "Bob" J. Graebner conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Robert Graebner spent nearly all of his career at GSI, where he provided a crucial interface between research and operations. He received a bachelor's degree in engineering physics from the Colorado School of Mines in 1948 and joined GSI the next year. He became a geophysicist of international stature at GSI. He held a series of management positions at GSI, including Senior Vice President, President and Chairman of the Board, and Vice President of Petroleum Exploration of Texas Instruments. When GSI was purchased by Halliburton Physical Services in 1988, Mr. Graebner was named Chief Geophysicist with the new organization. He retired in 1993 after 45 years of service and currently does consulting and is Senior Research Fellow for The Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin. He is recognized as one of the individuals most responsible for the development of 3-D seismic technology in the gas and oil industry.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Graebner, Robert J.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Sound
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
  • application/pdf
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 3, HHA 00205
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
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File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Graebner audio, 1 of 4
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
File Name hhaoh_201207_057a.mp3