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Petroleum engineer , bank executive

Robert Paul Spriggs, American bank executive, petroleum engineer. Achievements include patents for wireline extension hanger. Scholar, Union Oil Texas, 1953. Member of American Institute of Mining, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Society Petroleum Engineers, Wichita Ski Club (treasurer 1975-1976), Crestview Country Club.

Background

Spriggs, Robert Paul was born on July 4, 1932 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Paul Snow Spriggs and Hazel Alpha (Dawson) Binda.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, University Oklahoma, 1954.

Career

Engineer Humble Oil & Refining, Baytown, Texas, 1954—1959. Professional engineer Daughters of the Revolution McCord & Associates, Dallas, 1959—1963, G.L. Yates & Associates, Wichita, Kansas, 1965—1969. Vice president Energy Reserve Group, 1969—1978.

Operations manager Beren Corporation, 1978—1979. President Midco Drilling, Inc., 1979—1986. Vice president, petroleum engineer Bank IV, 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for wireline extension hanger.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Mining, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Society Petroleum Engineers, Wichita Ski Club (treasurer 1975-1976), Crestview Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, scuba diving, skiing, flying.

Connections

Married Betty Nell Culver, December 12, 1954 (divorced 1971). Children: Paul David, Sandra Lee, Mary Sue. Married Berna Dene Vance, August 31, 1973.

1 child Lori Lynn Lessenden.

father:
Paul Snow Spriggs Binda

mother:
Hazel Alpha (Dawson) Binda

spouse:
Berna Dene Vance

spouse:
Betty Nell Culver

child:
Sandra Lee Spriggs

child:
Mary Sue Spriggs

child:
Lori Lynn Lessenden Spriggs

child:
Paul David Spriggs