John Harvey Beard Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, University Utah, 1957. Doctor of Medicine, University Utah, 1959.
Teaching assistant University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1957—1959. Geologist Carter Oil Corporation, 1959—1961, Humble Oil & Refining Company, Denver, 1961—1962, Humble Production and Research, Houston, 1962—1963. Geologist, micropaleontologist Humble Oil & Refining, Denver, 1963—1966.
Senior research geologist Exxon Production Research Company, Houston, 1966—1970. Senior research specialist Houston, Singapore, 1970—1972, Houston, 1972—1979, Esso Production Research, Bordeaux, France, 1974—1975, Houston, 1974—1975. Senior exploration geophysicist Exxon Company United States of America, 1979—1981.
Executive vice president, stockholder Zenith Exploration Company, Inc., 1981—1987. Director, vice president TDC Energy Corporation, since 1987. Director, stockholder Kiowa Exploration, Houston.
Stockholder, incorporator StrataVision Energy Inc., Houston, since 1985. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1949.
The belief in religious freedom and its corollary, the separation of the institutions of church and state, come from the commitment to the authority of the Bible.
Member of Society Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Geophysical Society Houston, Houston Geological Society, Society Exploration Geophysicists, American Association Petroleum Geologists.
Married Delores Griffiths, August 1949 (divorced 1974). Children: John Raymond, Nathan Lee, Rachel Johnell, Denise Louise, Morgan Louis. Married Laurel June McCarthy, March 1974.