Around the same time, Yale University was busily refusing a gift of 20 million dollars, offered by a Texas oilman and patron of high culture.
Marion, oilman and head of Millennium Seismic, has a home in Calgary.
His background as an oilman - and his philosophy toward the environment - put him at odds with these groups.
Her father was rich oilman , her mother a product of the San Antonio social scene.
Today's episode has a brisk rehearsal of his business career: failing quite lucratively as an oilman , and then making his fortune out of public funds as part-owner of a football team.
He's not really from Texas and he's not really a southern rancher or oilman .
Her Aunt Patsy tries to set her up temporarily with a rich Oklahoma oilman named Daniel, but Lucy actually falls for him.
The Dallas oilman has been saying since last year that oil prices are likely to stay well over $30 a barrel for a long time.
But before they heap even more opprobrium on the oilman from Texas, scientists should take the time to put their own house in order.
One of the government's first, and wisest, steps was to hire the vastly experienced Norwegian oilman Alex Buvik to advise it on environmental and safety issues.