Newcomers Cheryl Pressley and Chris Lewis, BP both won the Advancial Spring Showers Bring May Flowers prizes.
Cheryl is looking for part-time or project work. She previously provided contracting support of international drilling projects (Brazil, Libya, Egypt, Indonesia, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana and Iraq). Chery was with ARCO until 2000 when she joined BP. She left BP for Hess in 2006.
Chris joined BP in 2007 as a Finance Advisor.
Susan Alonso is working for her son at Cantium LLC. Gloria Ballin and Cindy Stowell both work at EOG Resources, and met at the happy hour for the first time. Gloria works the Delaware Basin Unconventional Properties. Cindy, an IT Manager, is celebrating 20 years with EOG Resources and 40 years in the industry.
Walt Bozeman, Carl Steffensen, and their wives were busy catching up and talking about travel plans. Life is good and everyone was pleased to be together.
Norman Nadorff, Tim Seidel and John Brame represented AIOGC. Norman is working at Mayer Brown LLP, Tim is retired and always reliable for bringing the ARCO memorabilia. John is working for BP. Christy Smith joined ARCO in 1973, worked most recently for LINN Energy and Forest Oil and is transitioning to consulting as a geologist. Craig Moseley retired in 2010 from BP and is pursuing his lifelong hobby, photography.
Steve Freeman, Chevron, is back stateside and enjoyed his first ARCO Alumni reunion. Tom Schmid is an Internal Chevron Consultant to Project Teams to identify and negotiate construction claim settlements on International capital projects. Tom was an Offshore Drilling Engineer and Operations Engineer with ARCO from 1978 to 1982.
Jeanette and Wes Peirce were thrilled to see John Eldred and other friends. Wes Peirce has welcomed his son, Jason, to his firm, Peirce Capital Management. "I work with my nephew and never guessed one of my children would join my company. My nephew came to me with a proposal, and said, I think we should hire Jason."
Jerome and Tresa De La Cruz were at the happy hour, driving in from Georgetown. Tresa heard about the event from her Aunt, hostess Cathy Clonts' mother-in-law. Small world coincidences!
John Bridges is Executive Director, Association of International Energy Negotiators. Paul Jones is with Chicane Solutions.
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