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Harry Harrison Hill

petroleum engineer.

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