Term Expiration: 2/1/2017
Larry B. Morse is Vice President and Distinguished Engineering Advisor with PetroTel Inc., a petroleum consulting firm in Plano, Texas. He has over thirty-five years of industry experience in developing and managing large oil and gas fields around the world. Mr. Morse joined PetroTel in December 2007 and has been involved in projects in Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Alaska, Texas, Oman, Mozambique, Brazil, and other areas.
He is a native of Texas, graduated from Gilmer High School in Gilmer, Texas, and attended Kilgore Junior College. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1970.
Prior to joining PetroTel, Mr. Morse was the Managing Director for Enron Oil and Gas India, Ltd. in India for six years. As Managing Director, he oversaw the implementation of the $800MM field development project. This project included the design, fabrication, and installation of the platforms, facilities, and pipelines, the drilling of the development wells, the startup of the facilities and wells, and the rampup of production. He was a member of the Management Committee of the venture.
Prior to joining EOG, Mr. Morse served as the First Deputy General Director for the Nobel Oil JV in Russia for two years (1992-1993). Nobel Oil JV was one of the first JVs formed when the Russian oil and gas industry was opened for international investment.
Before Nobel Oil, Mr. Morse was with Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) for twenty-three years. During this time he served in several different management positions including Area Manager, Rocky Mountain/New Mexico Area. In this capacity he was responsible for all of the Rocky Mountain and New Mexico operations. He was also Field Operations Manager for the Kuparuk and Prudhoe Bay fields (Alaska). As the Prudhoe Bay Field Operations Manager, he managed all of ARCO’s production operations and maintenance activities, drilling, and materials management in the Prudhoe Bay and Lisburne Fields.
Mr. Morse has been president of the Rotary Club of Gilmer, lay leader and trustee chairman of the First United Methodist Church of Gilmer, board member of the Upshur County Literacy Program, and president of the Upshur County A&M Club.
Mr. Morse and his wife, Berita, have two sons, Ryan and Rob, who are both Aggies. Rob and his wife, Amy, have three children – Samantha, Kaylin, and Levi.