Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> April 30, 2001

Thomas Hamilton – Eex Corporation (eex)

THOMAS M. HAMILTON, was elected Chairman, President and CEO of EEX Corporation in January 1997. He came to EEX from Pennzoil Company, where he was Executive Vice President and President of Pennzoil Exploration and Production Company. Prior to his five-year tenure at Pennzoil Company, Mr. Hamilton was a Director of BP Exploration, where he served as Chief Executive Officer of the Frontier and International Operating Company of BP Exploration from 1989 to 1991. He was the General Manager for East Asia/Australia/Latin America from 1988 to 1989. From 1985 to 1988, he held the position of Senior Vice President-North American Exploration at Standard Oil Company; from 1982 to 1985 he was the Executive Vice President of Exploration and Land for Aminoil Company. At Exxon Corporation, Mr. Hamilton held several management positions between 1970 and 1982, including Geophysical Manager of the Gulf Atlantic Division, Operations Manager for Esso Europe and Project Manager for Exxon USA. Also during that time, he was a Research Geologist for Exxon Production Research and Exploration Geologist for Exxon Exploration. He is a 1965 graduate of Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and a 1967 graduate of the University of North Dakota, with a Master of Science degree in Geology. Mr. Hamilton earned a PhD in Geology from the University of North Dakota in 1970. Profile
TWST: Can we start out with a little history and a quick overview of EEX?

Mr. Hamilton: EEX is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EEX with a current market capitalization of