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"I've known I wanted to go into petroleum engineering since I was in high school. The Archie Scholarship made it possible. I'm considering a position in operations or production."
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— A.M. SAM SAREM, President, Improved Petroleum Recovery Consultants, Distinguished Lecturer 1982-1983; Omega Association Charter Member
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