Famous People who Majored in Petroleum Engineering

List of famous people who majored in petroleum engineering, including photos when available. This list of famous petroleum engineering majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in petroleum engineering. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in petroleum engineering you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Andrew P. Swiger and Brad R. Anderson.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were petroleum engineering majors?" and "Which famous people studied petroleum engineering?"

  • Linda Cook
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    Linda Zarda Cook (born June 4, 1958) is an American businesswoman. She rose to be CEO of Shell Gas & Power, part of Royal Dutch Shell, in the Netherlands. Cook was named the 11th most powerful businesswoman in the world by Fortune magazine in October 2002 and the 44th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine in September 2007. Cook, raised in Shawnee, Kansas, graduated from the University of Kansas in petroleum engineering in 1980. She began her Shell career in 1980 as a reservoir engineer in the United States, advancing through the company to accept greater responsibilities in exploration and production with Shell U.S.A. Her first European assignment came in 1998, when she and ...more
    • Age: 64
    • Birthplace: Kansas
  • Brad Anderson serves as Dell's senior vice president, Business Product Group. In this role, he is responsible for worldwide engineering, design, development and marketing of Dell's enterprise products including servers, networking and storage systems.
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  • John E. Bethancourt is executive vice president for technology and services for Chevron Corporation. He also is responsible for overseeing health, environment and safety, as well as project resources, procurement, additives and coal operations.
  • Throughout his career, Mr. Albers has held a variety of managerial positions in development, operations, production and engineering. After several assignments in Texas and New Jersey, in 1991 he was transferred to Esso Australia in Melbourne as technical manager and later became operations manager. He later held positions as Alaska interests manager and production manager for the Western U.S.
  • Mr. Swiger is the current Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation and President, ExxonMobil Gas Power Marketing Company, which is responsible for commercial development, marketing, and purchasing of natural gas, LNG, natural gas liquids, associated products and electrical power for ExxonMobil.