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Forrest, Mike
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UH - Houston History Project. Forrest, Mike - Forrest audio, 1 of 2. June 29, 1999. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/615/show/613.

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Title Forrest, Mike
Creator (LCNAF)
  • UH - Houston History Project
Interviewer (LCNAF)
  • Priest, Tyler
Date June 29, 1999
Description Mike Forrest got his B.S. in geological engineering from St. Louis University and joined Shell Oil in 1955. He moved through the company and became Senior Geophysicist for the New Orleans E&P area. It was here that he documented the bright spot phenomenon that changed the way Shell and the industry searched for hydrocarbons. He continued working for various branches of the company with the highlights being from 1965-1975. During that time he discovered bright spots and was heavily involved in preparing for various Gulf of Mexico lease sales. In 1978 he became Division Exploration Manager for the Frontier Division, Western E&P, and in 1979, Pacific Frontier Division. He became General Manager for Shell Offshore in 1984. Finally, in 1987 he was elected president of Pecten International. He served in that position until his retirement in 1992.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Forrest, Mike
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 3, HHA 00175
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
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Title Forrest audio, 1 of 2
Date June 29, 1999
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_046a.mp3