Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 2, 2003

Murry Gerber – Equitable Resources Inc (eqt)

MURRY S. GERBER has been Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Equitable Resources, Inc., since June 1, 1998. He was elected Chairman of the Board on May 17, 2000. Prior to joining Equitable, Mr. Gerber was with Shell Oil as CEO of Coral Energy and previously served as Treasurer. Mr. Gerber serves on the Boards of BlackRock, Inc., and Westport Resources. He is on the Boards of the Pennsylvania Business Roundtable, the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the Pittsburgh Symphony Society and the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania. He is Chairman of the Education Policy and Issues Center. He is also on the Boards of the American Gas Association and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America. He is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Augustana College. He currently serves as co- Chairman of the Governor's Task Force on Early Childhood Care and Education. Mr. Gerber holds a Master's degree in Geology from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor's degree in Geology from Augustana College. He is a member of various professional associations including the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Houston Geological Society and the New Orleans Geological Society. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of Equitable

Resources and an overview of things as they are now?

Mr. Gerber: Briefly, Equitable Resources is an over 100-year-old