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John Horn

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Yukon Pacific Corp.
Senior Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers
 

John Horn was in the first graduating group at Arkansas State College (now University), Class of 1938 with a B.S. in chemistry. During WW II, he spent 39 months in the South Pacific where he made two assault landings and three major campaigns. He has worked over 56 years in natural gas and natural gas liquids businesses. In 45 years with Phillips Petroleum, he conceived and implemented the manufacture and shipment of liquified natural gas (LNG) to Japan and worked on all major projects for Phillips. He negotiated gas sales contracts for the Hewett Field in the U.K. and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, a multibillion dollar "first." He is vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Yukon Pacific Corp., senior member and past lecturer for the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a fellow in the Institute of Petroleum, London, England, past chairman of the Gas Supply Task Group for the "U.S. Energy Outlook" joint study. He has written numerous papers for international groups on natural gas and LNG. He has advised the World Bank on energy production in developing countries.