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Petroleum company executive

William James Whitney, American Petroleum company executive. Bar: Louisiana 1983.

Background

Whitney, William James was born on October 20, 1954 in Lakewood, Ohio, United States. Son of John Butler and Nancy Harris (Lipscomb) Whitney.

Education

Bachelor, Wittenberg University, 1976. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1983. Master of Business Administration, Tulane University, 1992.

Career

Teacher, Peace Corps, H.S., Swaziland, Africa, 1976; junior field engineer, Dresser Atlas, Belle Chasse, Louisiana, 1977-1978; lawyer, private practice, New Orleans, 1984-1987; land attorney lease administration, Chevron United States of America, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1987-1990; land attorney offshore land division, Chevron United States of America, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1990-1991; land attorney Green Canyon Project, Chevron United States of America, Inc., 1991-1992; lands supervisor Kutubu project, Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., Papua, New Guinea, 1992-1994; lands and community development manager Kutubu project, Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., Papua, 1994-1995; community affairs coordinator, Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., Papua, 1995-1996; job skills assessment coordinator, Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., Papua, 1996; business manager Sanha Condensate Project, Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., Houston, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Bar: Louisiana 1983.

Membership

Louisiana State and American Bar Associations. (Land Attorney).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: acoustic and electrical guitar, keyboard and harmonica, American Civil War student, tennis, golf, physical fitness.

Connections

Married Shelley Richard, May 31, 1980. Children: Elizabeth Frances, Barbara Frances.

father:
John Butler Whitney

mother:
Nancy Harris (Lipscomb) Whitney

spouse:
Shelley Richard

child:
Barbara Frances Whitney

child:
Elizabeth Frances Whitney