James E. White

James White


James E. White

BSChE ‘41

Senior Specialties (Petroleum) Advisor

London, England, Esso Europe Inc.


Mr. White first worked for Standard Oil Company in 1940 as a cooperative education student.  After graduation, he was hired as a Refinery Laboratory Assistant in Baton Rouge.


He has served as a technical advisor to many of the affiliated companies of Standard Oil Company outside the United States.  Since 1966, he has been responsible for planning manufacturing facilities, investments and long-range supplies for all petroleum specialties products for Europe, Mediterranean, Africa and Middle East areas.