Socal Announces Executive Changes

Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) has announced that Douglas C. Wolcott has been appointed president of Chevron Shipping Company, the corporation's marine transportation subsidiary.

Mr. Wolcott, currently a vice president and general manager of Chevron Shipping's operations department, succeeds James R. Sylla who assumes new responsibilities as president of Chevron U.S.A.

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Mr. Wolcott's current position will be filled by John B. Arado, who is vice president and general manager of Chevron Shipping's engineering department. Stepping into Mr. Arado's current position will be Robert A. Ternus, who transfers from Chevron U.S.A., where he is presently a purchasing manager.

Mr. Wolcott began his career with Socal in 1957 as an engineer in the company's oil producing operations.

In 1969 he transferred to Chevron Overseas Petroleum Company for assignments as chief engineer and production manager in Maracaibo, Venezuela, and in 1972 he joined Chevron Shipping as assistant manager of the international fleet.

He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in engineering and completed graduate work in petroleum engineering at the University of Southern California.

Mr. Arado is a graduate of U.C.

Berkeley and has a degree in chemical engineering. He has experience in refinery operations, economics analysis and marine engineering.

Mr. Ternus has degrees in electrical engineering from Marquette University and the University of Pennsylvania. He served five years as an engineering officer in the U.S. Navy.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 12,  Jul 1984 Delaware

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