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Harry Harrison Hill

Harry Harrison Hill, American petroleum engineer.

Background

  • Hill, Harry Harrison was born on June 21, 1888 in Rushville, Nebraska, United States. Son of James Ross and Mary Elizabeth (Marshall) Hill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, U. Wyoming, 1911. A.M., U. Washington, 1913.

    Career

    • Plant chemist Canadian Mineral Rubber Company, Vancouver, B.C., 1912. Junior and assistant chemist United States Bureau Mines, Pittsburgh, 1913-1918. With bureau of Mines, successively as chemical engineer, Washington, 1918-1919, refinery engineer, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1920.

      Superintendent petroleum experiment station, Bartlesville, 1921-1922. Supervisor oil gas operations, Denver, 1922-1923. Assistant chief petroleum engineer, Washington, 1923-1924.

      Chief petroleum engineer, 1925-1928. Director production, research and engineering Standard Oil Development Company, 1928-1934. Member coordination committee Standard Oil Corporation (New Jersey), July 1934-March 1943 and January 1945-July 1948.

      Vice president Eurogas Company, 1935. bureau of mines representative on Committee for Standardization of Petroleum Specifications during World War. Member technical advising committee Federal Oil Conservation Board, 1925-1928, chairman sub-commission on Micromovements of fluids through rocks National Research Council, 1925-1928.

    Works

    • Author several science articles on oil and gas, and co-author with E. W. Dean various publications bureau of Mines.

    Membership

    Member coordination committee Standard Oil Corporation (New Jersey), July 1934-March 1943 and January 1945-July 1948. Member technical advising committee Federal Oil Conservation Board, 1925-1928, chairman sub-commission on Micromovements of fluids through rocks National Research Council, 1925-1928. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (chairman engineering research, petroleum div., 1928-1930), American Petroleum Institute (chairman central commission on drilling and production practice, 1930-1931), Delta Theta Kappa, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Natalie West Berry, May 4, 1916.
    • father: James Ross Hill
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Marshall) Hill
    • spouse: Natalie West Berry
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    Died July 14, 1965
    (aged 77)
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