Jay A. Precourt

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Jay A. Precourt joined the Halliburton Company board in 1998. He is a member of the Compensation, the Health, Safety and Environment and the Management Oversight Committees.

On February 10, 2003, the Apache Corporation [1], a large independent oil and gas exploration and production company with existing core operations in the United States, Canada, Egypt, Western Australia and China, appointed Precourt to its board of directors. He had previously served on Apache's board from July 1992 to August 1995.

Precourt has been Chairman of the Board and CEO of Scissor Tail Energy, LLC (a natural gas pipeline company) since 2000 and Chairman of the Board of Hermes Consolidated, Inc., Denver, CO, since 1999. Both Scissor Tail and Hermes gather, transport, and process crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. He was Vice Chairman and CEO of the Tejas Gas Corporation from 1986 to 1999 and its president from 1996 to 1998. He was also Chairman of the Board of Coral Energy LP from 1996 to 1999. Both Tejas and Coral primarily focused on transportation, processing, and marketing of natural gas.

He was re-elected as a director of The Timken Company[2] in April 2002, and is currently chairman of its audit committee. He is Chairman of the Board and Director of Founders Funds, Inc. [3], "a Colorado-based asset management firm specializing in growth-oriented mutual funds," and a member of TIPRO[4] (Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association).

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  • Tejas Gas Corporation, once part of the Tejas Arcadian Holding Company, is parent to Tejas Gas Corporation, Acadian Gas Corporation, and Transok, Inc. Tejas Gas Corporation was acquired by Shell Oil Company in January 1998.[5]
  • Shell Oil Company and Tejas Energy: Federal Trade Commission Complaint re "to lessen competion .. to create a monopoly."

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  1. Advisors, Woods Institute for the Environment, accessed November 15, 2011.