Student, University Colorado, 1932—1934.
With Sinclair Oil & Gas Company, Casper, Wyoming, 1936—1946. President Petroleum Information Corporation, Denver, 1946—1976, chairman board, 1976—1979, chairman emeritus, from 1979. Chairman board Petroleum Information Exchange, Calgary,Alta, Canada, from 1969.
Commissioner Denver Centennial Authority, 1957—1959, Colorado Centennial Authority, 1958—1959. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946.
Member of National Association Petroleum Writers, Colorado Petroleum Council, Denver Chamber of C., Indiana Petroleum Association American, American Petroleum Institute, American Landmen's Association, Rocky Mountain Association Geologists (honorary), Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Association (honorary), Garden Gods (Colorado Springs), Denver Athletic Club, Denver Petroleum Club, Cherry Hills Country Club.
Married Shirlee Anderson Goodin, July 12, 1947. Children: Phillip, Michael, Carl.