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Coy H. Squyres

President

Conoco Inc

HQ Phone:  (281) 227-5229

Email: c***@***.com

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Conoco Inc

14110 Telge Rd

Cypress, Texas,77429

United States

Company Description

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Background Information

Employment History

Chairman

West Star OperatinG Company


Flight Navigator

US Navy


Affiliations

Black Star 231 Corp

ADVISORY BOARD Member


Education

degree

Petroleum Geology

University of Oklahoma


Web References(7 Total References)


Management

weststaroperating.com [cached]

Mr. Squyres joined West Star Operating Co, in 2009 as Chairman.
During his career he has been credited with the discovery of more than 38 billions of barrels of oil and multiple trillions of cubic feet of gas. His career path is exceptional. Mr. Squyres expertise is in recognizing very sound and profitable petroleum projects. Mr. Squyres purchased a significant part of West Star and is actively personally engaged in West Star projects. Armed with a Petroleum Geology degree from the University of Oklahoma, in 1954 Squyres left for Tripoli to play an important role in the discovery of Libya's enormous oil reserves. It was during these years that Squyres began to observe and catalogue some of the first modern records of African Geology. Although his study will never be complete, in 2007 Squyres submitted for print the most comprehensive mapping of African geology to date. Discovery of the giant oil fields in Egypt, Libya, Equatorial Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire serve as evidence of the practical side of his knowledge and work. While only thirty-three years old, Squyres was chosen to head Libyan exploration for Oasis Oil, a joint venture with Amerada Hess, Conoco, and Marathon Oil. Squyres today is still recognized for leading the discovery of over 28 billion barrels of oil which produced an unparalleled, one million barrels of oil per day. In Libya, Squyres served as the liaison with the Libyan government. Recognizing Squyres penchant for finding oil while managing people, still in his 40's, Squyres was appointed President of Conoco/Middle East and President of Conoco/Egypt and subsequently relocated to Cairo. During that period, Squyres and his team located a one trillion cubic foot natural gas, 1.2 billion barrel oil reserve. Because of his ability to effectively work with the heads of governments, Conoco appointed Squyres as their liaison with the Anwar Sadat government just as he had been with the Ghadaffi government in Libya. Two Egyptian oil companies joined with Conoco to form the Conoco/Ghesium/Khalada joint venture and were led by Squyres in additional exploration until 1986 when appointed by Conoco to serve in Saudi Arabia to negotiate for and develop the 30 billion barrel Saudi West Kerna field. In these years, Squyres became acquainted with the royal families and governments of Qatar, Yemen, and Jordan to promote the Conoco hydrocarbon exploration in these respective states. In 1991, at the outset of Desert Storm, Squyres permanently ended his remarkable relationship with Conoco and partners to reside back in America for the first time in forty years. With too much energy in him to cease oil exploration, Squyres accepted the invitation to form the first International Oil Exploration Division for United Meridian (later Ocean Energy and now Devon Energy). Acquiring certain concessions, tracking geological leads, and negotiating successful West African government agreements, Squyres led UMC to grow from its 1991 revenues of $200 million to a 1997 level of $2 billion. The discoveries contributing to this phenomenal expansion occurred in West Africa's Côte d'Ivoire with its recognized Panther Gas Field reserves of 400 billion cubic feet of gas and corresponding Lion Oil Field reserves of 40 million barrels of oil. Equally substantial were the Zafiro Field discovery in Equatorial Guinea which currently produces 290,000 barrels of oil per day out of its 1.3 billion barrels of oil recoverable. Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang in 1996, expressing his country's gratitude, formally knighted Squyres with the Commander of National Order, First Class and during the following year, 1997, Côte d'Ivoire's President Kopnana Bedie also formally knighted Squyres with that country's Commander of the Legion of Honor for the role Squyres played in converting an oil-importing country into a petroleum-exporting nation. Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang in 1996, expressing his country's gratitude, formally knighted Squyres with the Commander of National Order, First Class and during the following year, 1997, Côte d'Ivoire's President Kopnana Bedie also formally knighted Squyres with that country's Commander of the Legion of Honor for the role Squyres played in converting an oil-importing country into a petroleum-exporting nation. Squyres continues to serve as an economic advisor to President Obiang. In a 1998 venture, British Petroleum (BP), Mobil Oil, Arco, and Bechtel Corporation formed a joint subsidiary named Xpronet. Xpronet was intended to establish and explore an international portfolio of projects in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Hungary, Madagascar, and Kuwait. It was Squyres who assembled and directed this company as its CEO/President. Xpronet's mission was to establish a presence in these various countries where, in the name of the founding companies, they could not go. With the mergers of Mobil to Exxon and Arco with BP, Xpronet, in 2001 ceased its existence. The perpetual student, Squyres has both edited and written books on the geology of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey and Italy. Born in 1926 in Kansas and married since 1955 in Cairo, he is the father of five grown children. Serving in the US Navy as a flight navigator from 1944 to 1946, Squyres postponed his university studies for the service of his country. Still healthy, working out at the gym regularly, Squyres has no travel restrictions and in 2002 in Cairo was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Squyres' leadership and geological work has contributed to the world's wealth by locating, negotiating for, and putting into production billions of barrels of oil. He can contribute equally in the days ahead, especially significant considering today's oil prices. Global Experience Countries in which Squyres has lived, worked, or studied petroleum opportunities Jacky has been working with Coy Squyres for over six years identifying, developing and consulting on oil and gas projects around the world. Currently, Jacky is spending full time with West Star Operating on the Oak Tree Project. Jacky served as Vice President and General Manager of Salt Grass Petroleum, Inc. In this role, he was responsible for all of the financial, logistical, and legal affairs of the company.


Coy Squyres - Advisory Board

www.blackstar231.com [cached]

Jim Pryor, Harold Witcher, Coy Squyres
Jim Pryor, Harold Witcher, Coy Squyres and Earl Young study maps in Nicaragua Coy Squyres Salt Grass Petroleum, Inc. Coy Squyres was one of the first geologists to explore and map the geology of Egypt and Libya in 1954, before their massive oil fields were detected. His academic and technical work was a basis for the discovery of these legendary reserves. He became known as "Oklahoma's Magellan of the Desert". In 1959 in Tripoli, Libya, three companies, Conoco, Marathon, and Amerada Hess formed a consortium that became Oasis Oil, and it was 33 year old Coy Squyres whom they appointed to find the oil as their Vice President of Exploration. Squyres served as direct liaison between the Libyan Government and Oasis. In 1974, recognized for his pattern of success, Squyres was named as President of Conoco Middle East/Conoco Egypt, in Cairo. Establishing two Egyptian subsidiaries, Geisum Oil and Khalda Oil, once again under Squyres' direction, the substantial oil fields of Western Egypt were discovered, with 1.2 billion barrels of recoverable oil and one trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. Squyres served as Conoco's liaison with Anwar Sadat's Egyptian Government. While still serving as President of Conoco/Geisum/Khalda, Squyres in 1986 relocated to Saudi Arabia to pursue oil fields there and in Yemen, Qatar and Jordan, as well as to establish relations with their governments and royal families. Until the beginning of Desert Storm, he was negotiating with Iraq for the West Kerna Field and its 30 billion barrel reserve. In 1991 he resigned from Conoco to permanently return to the United States in 1991. Accepting an offer by United Meridian (UMC, later Ocean Energy and recently Devon Petroleum) to develop its first International Oil Exploration Division, Squyres became President of UMC. Acquiring certain concessions, tracking geological leads, and negotiating successful West African government agreements, Squyres led UMC from its 1991 level of $200 million to a 1997 level of $2 billion. The principal factors behind this phenomenal expansion occurred in West Africa's Cote d'Ivoire with its Panther Gas Field reserves of 400 billion cubic feet of gas and corresponding Lion Oil Field reserves of 40 million barrels of oil. Equally significant were the finds in Equatorial Guinea at the Zafiro Field which currently produces 290,000 barrels of oil per day from reserves of 1.3 billion barrels of recoverable oil . In 1996 Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang formally knighted Squyres with the Commander of National Order, First Class. At the time of his death, Squyres still served as an economic advisor to President Obiang. In 1998 Mobil Oil, Arco, and Bechtel Corporation formed a joint subsidiary, Xpronet, to explore an international portfolio of projects in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Hungary, Madagascar, and Kuwait. It was Coy Squyres who was asked to assemble and direct this company as its CEO/President. The mission was to establish a presence in these countries where, in their own name, these companies could not go. With the mergers of Mobil and Exxon, and ARCO and BP, Xpronet ceased existence in 2001. Coy Squyres was born in Kansas on April 3, 1919. He served in the US Navy as a radio gunner on carrier based torpedo bombers from 1944 to 1946. He married Irene in Cairo in 1955, and they raised five children. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Petroleum Geology. Squyres edited and wrote books on the geology of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey and Italy. He produced the first ever geological map of Egypt which was printed by Conoco and the Research Institute of Germany. Squyres' leadership and geological work contributed to the world's wealth by locating, negotiating for, and putting into production billions of barrels of oil. He died March 10, 2012.


Management

www.weststaroperating.com [cached]

Mr. Squyres joined West Star Operating Co, in 2009 as Chairman.
During his career he has been credited with the discovery of more than 38 billions of barrels of oil and multiple trillions of cubic feet of gas. His career path is exceptional. Mr. Squyres expertise is in recognizing very sound and profitable petroleum projects. Mr. Squyres purchased a significant part of West Star and is actively personally engaged in West Star projects. Armed with a Petroleum Geology degree from the University of Oklahoma, in 1954 Squyres left for Tripoli to play an important role in the discovery of Libya's enormous oil reserves. It was during these years that Squyres began to observe and catalogue some of the first modern records of African Geology. Although his study will never be complete, in 2007 Squyres submitted for print the most comprehensive mapping of African geology to date. Discovery of the giant oil fields in Egypt, Libya, Equatorial Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire serve as evidence of the practical side of his knowledge and work. While only thirty-three years old, Squyres was chosen to head Libyan exploration for Oasis Oil, a joint venture with Amerada Hess, Conoco, and Marathon Oil. Squyres today is still recognized for leading the discovery of over 28 billion barrels of oil which produced an unparalleled, one million barrels of oil per day. In Libya, Squyres served as the liaison with the Libyan government. Recognizing Squyres penchant for finding oil while managing people, still in his 40's, Squyres was appointed President of Conoco/Middle East and President of Conoco/Egypt and subsequently relocated to Cairo. During that period, Squyres and his team located a one trillion cubic foot natural gas, 1.2 billion barrel oil reserve. Because of his ability to effectively work with the heads of governments, Conoco appointed Squyres as their liaison with the Anwar Sadat government just as he had been with the Ghadaffi government in Libya. Two Egyptian oil companies joined with Conoco to form the Conoco/Ghesium/Khalada joint venture and were led by Squyres in additional exploration until 1986 when appointed by Conoco to serve in Saudi Arabia to negotiate for and develop the 30 billion barrel Saudi West Kerna field. In these years, Squyres became acquainted with the royal families and governments of Qatar, Yemen, and Jordan to promote the Conoco hydrocarbon exploration in these respective states. In 1991, at the outset of Desert Storm, Squyres permanently ended his remarkable relationship with Conoco and partners to reside back in America for the first time in forty years. With too much energy in him to cease oil exploration, Squyres accepted the invitation to form the first International Oil Exploration Division for United Meridian (later Ocean Energy and now Devon Energy). Acquiring certain concessions, tracking geological leads, and negotiating successful West African government agreements, Squyres led UMC to grow from its 1991 revenues of $200 million to a 1997 level of $2 billion. The discoveries contributing to this phenomenal expansion occurred in West Africa's Côte d'Ivoire with its recognized Panther Gas Field reserves of 400 billion cubic feet of gas and corresponding Lion Oil Field reserves of 40 million barrels of oil. Equally substantial were the Zafiro Field discovery in Equatorial Guinea which currently produces 290,000 barrels of oil per day out of its 1.3 billion barrels of oil recoverable. Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang in 1996, expressing his country's gratitude, formally knighted Squyres with the Commander of National Order, First Class and during the following year, 1997, Côte d'Ivoire's President Kopnana Bedie also formally knighted Squyres with that country's Commander of the Legion of Honor for the role Squyres played in converting an oil-importing country into a petroleum-exporting nation. Equatorial Guinea's President Obiang in 1996, expressing his country's gratitude, formally knighted Squyres with the Commander of National Order, First Class and during the following year, 1997, Côte d'Ivoire's President Kopnana Bedie also formally knighted Squyres with that country's Commander of the Legion of Honor for the role Squyres played in converting an oil-importing country into a petroleum-exporting nation. Squyres continues to serve as an economic advisor to President Obiang. In a 1998 venture, British Petroleum (BP), Mobil Oil, Arco, and Bechtel Corporation formed a joint subsidiary named Xpronet. Xpronet was intended to establish and explore an international portfolio of projects in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Hungary, Madagascar, and Kuwait. It was Squyres who assembled and directed this company as its CEO/President. Xpronet's mission was to establish a presence in these various countries where, in the name of the founding companies, they could not go. With the mergers of Mobil to Exxon and Arco with BP, Xpronet, in 2001 ceased its existence. The perpetual student, Squyres has both edited and written books on the geology of Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey and Italy. Born in 1926 in Kansas and married since 1955 in Cairo, he is the father of five grown children. Serving in the US Navy as a flight navigator from 1944 to 1946, Squyres postponed his university studies for the service of his country. Still healthy, working out at the gym regularly, Squyres has no travel restrictions and in 2002 in Cairo was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Squyres' leadership and geological work has contributed to the world's wealth by locating, negotiating for, and putting into production billions of barrels of oil. He can contribute equally in the days ahead, especially significant considering today's oil prices. Global Experience Countries in which Squyres has lived, worked, or studied petroleum opportunities Jacky has been working with Coy Squyres for over six years identifying, developing and consulting on oil and gas projects around the world. Currently, Jacky is spending full time with West Star Operating on the Oak Tree Project. Jacky served as Vice President and General Manager of Salt Grass Petroleum, Inc. In this role, he was responsible for all of the financial, logistical, and legal affairs of the company.


Learn! » Fall Education Conference Keynote Speaker: Coy Squyres

blog.aapg.org [cached]

Fall Education Conference Keynote Speaker: Coy Squyres
We are delighted to announce that Coy H. Squyres will be our Fall Education Conference Keynote Speaker on Monday, September 21, to be held in Houston, Texas. Coy Squyres has been a pioneer in the exploration and development of petroleum resources in Africa, and has led successful exploration efforts resulting in the discovery of giant oil fields in Egypt, Libya, Equatorial Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire. Here's an excerpt from Coy's bio: Armed with a Petroleum Geology degree from the University of Oklahoma, in 1954 Squyres left for Tripoli to play an important role in the discovery of Libya's enormous oil reserves. It was during these years that Squyres began to observe and catalogue some of the first modern records of African Geology. Although his study will never be complete, in 2007 Squyres submitted for print the most comprehensive mapping of African geology to date. Discovery of the giant oil fields in Egypt, Libya, Equatorial Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire serve as evidence of the practical side of his knowledge and work. While only thirty-three years old, Squyres was chosen to head Libyan exploration for Oasis Oil, a joint venture with Amerada Hess, Conoco, and Marathon Oil. Squyres today is still recognized for leading the discovery of over 28 billion barrels of oil which produced an unparalleled, one million barrels of oil per day. In Libya, Squyres served as the liaison with the Libyan government. Recognizing Squyres penchant for finding oil while managing people, still in his 40's, Squyres was appointed President of Conoco/Middle East and President of Conoco/Egypt and subsequently relocated to Cairo. During that period, Squyres and his team located a one trillion cubic foot natural gas, 1.2 billion barrel oil reserve. Coy H. Squyres Coy H. Squyres 09.09 Fall Education Conference Keynote Speaker: Coy Squyres


KCB Magazine Wildcatter Article - May 2008

www.blackstar231.com [cached]

Jim Pryor, Harold Witcher, Coy Squyres
Jim Pryor, Harold Witcher, Coy Squyres and Earl Young study maps in Nicaragua


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