W.D. Noel

W.D. Noel (HM1M90)

Location: Odessa, TX 79762 Ector County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 52.999', W 102° 23.191'

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(1914 - 1987)

— Walk of the Entrepreneurs —

Formed Trebol Oil, 1940; As operating partner drilled 52 producing wells in McCamey region before hitting first dry hole. With partner acquired Odessa Gasoline plant, founded gas gathering system, drilled discovery wells in Upton County, brought petrochemical industry to Odessa. President of El Paso Products Co,. 1963-80; Organized employee buy-out in 1984 to avert closure. Founder of Texas Commerce Bank - Odessa, director of 7 other Texas financial institutions, rancher.
Visionary booster of cultural, economic development. Led community effort to establish U.T.P.B. Supported innumerable worthy causes, endowed scholarships.
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HM NumberHM1M90
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Marker Number18
Year Placed1991
Placed ByHeritage of Odessa Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 747207 N 3530481
Decimal Degrees31.88331667, -102.38651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 52.999', W 102° 23.191'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 52' 59.94" N, 102° 23' 11.46" W
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Area Code(s)214, 432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4201 Andrews Hwy, Odessa TX 79762, US
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