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UH - Houston History Project. Poorman, Frank - Poorman audio, 2 of 2. December 8, 1998. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 26, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/365/show/364.

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UH - Houston History Project. (December 8, 1998). Poorman, Frank - Poorman audio, 2 of 2. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/365/show/364

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Title Poorman, Frank
Creator (LCNAF)
  • UH - Houston History Project
Interviewer (LCNAF)
  • Priest, Tyler
  • Morton, Sam
Date December 8, 1998
Description Mr. Frank Poorman graduated in 1949 with his masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and began working for Shell full time that same year. His first assignment after training came in 1950 to the Tulsa area and later served in Texas and Louisiana. In 1958 he transferred to the Bellaire research lab and worked on various well completion tools for offshore. In 1968 he transferred back to New Orleans to work as division production manager for the Delta division. In 1974 he became Manager for Pipe Line operations in Houston, and in 1976 he became Manager for Purchasing in the Head Office. 1979 found him back in the Southern E&P region, this time as Division Production Manager for Onshore. He stayed there only a year before becoming Production Manager in the same capacity for the Eastern E&P. Finally, in 1981 he became General Manager, Mid-Continent for Western E&P. He stayed in that position until his retirement in 2000.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Poorman, Frank
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 6, HHA 00358
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.
File name index.cpd
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  • University of Houston/History International
Item Description
Title Poorman audio, 2 of 2
Date December 8, 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_107b.mp3