Perry Pearce became the ninth inductee of the North Dakota Petroleum Council Hall of Fame at the association’s 30th Annual Meeting.
HALL OF FAME
Perry Pearce began his career in Santa Fe, NM, where he was an attorney with the firms of Montgomery & Andrews and Bigbee, Stephenson, Carpenter & Crout. He was also general counsel for the Oil Conservation Division and Energy and Minerals Department for the state. In 1992, he left private practice and joined the government affairs department of Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company and later manager of state government affairs for ConocoPhillips’ Rocky Mountain Region.
Pearce was a member of the Petroleum Council’s board of directors and executive committee when it was a joint effort of Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Association and API. He was also on the board of directors of RMOGA and was instrumental in the transition from a multi-state association to independent state associations.
Pearce continued to serve on the Petroleum Council’s board of directors and executive committee after the Council became a stand-alone association and served one term as Board Chair.
He has been an officer of several state associations, including the Petroleum Association of Wyoming and the Montana Petroleum Association, and remained active in many civic and charitable organizations.
HALL OF FAME
The North Dakota Petroleum Council Hall of Fame was initiated in 2003 to recognize and honor those who have demonstrated dedication to the industry and who have made a significant impact on the development and growth of our industry.