R. Lyn Arscott
R. L. (Lyn) Arscott retired in 2001 as the executive director of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (OGP), which has offices in London and Brussels and represents the upstream oil and gas industry before international regulatory agencies. He retired from Chevron in 1998 where prior assignments included senior executive consultant for Exploration and Production for Chevron Corporation, reporting to the chairman of the Board; and general manager of Health Environment and Safety for. He holds a BS and a PhD in Engineering from the University of Nottingham, England. During 1962-1964, he was a British Commonwealth scholar studying exploration geophysics in India. Between 1968 and 1998, he held numerous Exploration and Production management positions for Gulf Oil Co. and Chevron. He was the 1988 President of the International Society of Petroleum Engineers, which has a worldwide membership of 51,000, and is a past Chairman of the American Petroleum Institute's General Committee on Health and Environment. He is an Honorary Member of AIME and SPE.