The Changing Face of the Oilfield: A Father Passes the Torch to His Petroleum Engineer Daughter
Chevron vice president for health, environment and safety Dave Payne, a 38-year veteran of the oil and gas industry, started his career at Getty Oil, at a time when “it seemed like the only women working in oil and gas were secretaries or in HR.” Of his three grown children (two sons and a daughter), only his daughter, Danielle, 31, has chosen to follow in her dad’s footsteps as a petroleum engineer in an industry where men still vastly outnumber women. Together, they discuss how things have changed and what the future holds for the new generation of energy workers.
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26 May 2020