Carl Jones, P.Eng.,Served As APEGGA President

D. Carlton (Carl) Jones, P.Eng., who served as APEGGA’s president in 1960-61 died suddenly Sept. 24 at age 83 in Calgary.

Mr. Jones held a number of senior executive positions in the oil and gas industry and prior to his retirement in 1977 was CEO and chairman of the Board of Hudson’s Bay Oil and Gas Company Limited.

He went on to form his own consulting company, Carlton Management Resources Ltd.

A native of Calgary, Mr. Jones received a B.Eng., in mechanical engineering from McGill University in 1937 and worked as a process engineer with Procter & Gamble prior to the Second World War. During the war, he served with the R.C.A.F. as a chief ground instructor. Following the war, he worked with Canadian Western Natural Gas Company and as a consulting engineer with Denton-Spencer Co.

Prior to becoming president of APEGGA, Mr. Jones was the Association’s vice-president. He also was active in a number of other industry and professional associations, including the Canadian Petroleum Association, the Alberta Sulpher Research Institute, the Petroleum Recovery Research Institute and the Calgary branch of the Engineering Institute of Canada. He was also a former president of the Calgary Petroleum Club.

He contributed actively to a number of community causes, including the Calgary Philharmonic Society and the Calgary YMCA.

His contributions to APEGGA were recognized with a Special Award in 1981.

Carl Jones survivors include his wife Marian; daughters, Donna and Linda, three grandchildren, and a sister.