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Item 477: 00477_Young, Joe_MMS-History, 2004

 Item — Box: 8

Interviewer(s): J. Christy. Morgan City, LA

Affiliation: University of Houston/History International

Joe Young attended Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana and received a degree in Geology. He went to work on a seismic crew in 1951 and then went to as an analyst for a mud logging unit called Consolidated Well Logging in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Later, Mr. Young went to work for Dowell as a service engineer in Kilgore and Tyler. He then came to south Louisiana and worked offshore from 1956 to 1959. He went to Maracaibo, Venezuela and then came back to operate production leases in the Gulf of Mexico. In 1975, he went to work for Lease Service as a salesman. At the time of this interview, Mr. Young was retired and living in Morgan City.


  • 2004

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Open for research.

Oral history interviews are only available for use when the University of Houston Libraries is in possession of a release form signed by both interviewee and interviewer allowing for such access.


From the Collection: 25.0 linear feet

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