A l l e n R. Stern N a m ed President Of I n g r am E x p l o r a t i o n C o m p a ny

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Allen R. Stern has been named president of Ingram Exploration Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Corporation, New Orleans, La., it was announced recently by James A. O'Neill, Ingram president.

Ingram Exploration was formed in late 1979 as a result of the corporation's decision to devote a major portion of its capital expenditures to oil and gas exploration in the U.S. and abroad. As president of Ingram Exploration, Mr. Stern brings 30 years of exploration experience to the direction of this new Ingram effort.

Since 1975, Mr. Stern has been president of Transco Exploration Company, a subsidiary of Transco Companies, Inc., Houston, Texas. Transco Exploration, under Mr. Stern's direction, has become one of the most active and successful exploration companies in the Gulf Coast and Atlantic frontier areas. Mr. Stern began his career in the oil and gas industry in 1947 with Shell Oil Company, and in 1959 joined Burmah Oil Company in opening its first North American office in New Orleans. He also served as president of Burmah D e v e l o p m e n t Company for 15 years.

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