L. Duane Wilson Consulting Services
Duane Wilson is the retired Vice President, Refining, Marketing, Supply & Transportation-Fuels (RMS&T)-Fuels
Technology, for ConocoPhillips.
Mr. Wilson joined Conoco Inc. in 1962 and held a series of engineering, supervisory, and executive positions. In his
early career, he served as assistant manager and as director of Conoco’s refining division of process engineering.
From 1975 to 1982, he served as manager of process engineering. From 1982 to 1985, he worked for Conoco’s
former parent company, DuPont, at the Corporate Engineering Department in Wilmington, Delaware. In 1985, he
returned to Conoco Inc., working briefly as manager of the maintenance engineering department and in 1986, he
was named Vice-President of Engineering.
Mr. Wilson became Vice President of Research and Engineering in 1988, leading a large organization of scientific,
engineering, technical, and support people. In 1994 he was named Vice President, RMS&T – Technology with
responsibility for research and development, worldwide engineering and construction, technical support and
functional leader of the global manufacturing team for the company’s refining, marketing, supply and transportation
Mr. Wilson was named Vice-President of Fuels Technology in 2001, where he was responsible for leading the
company’s strategic efforts in the areas of emerging fuels, engine technologies, and manufacturing capabilities. He
retired from that position at the end of 2002. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Wilson played an important role in the
merger between Conoco Inc. and Phillips Petroleum Co.
Mr. Wilson currently serves on The University of Tulsa Board of Trustees. He has also served on Governor Keating’
s Science and Technology Advisory Council Technology Summit, on Oklahoma’s Economic Development
Generating Excellence (EDGE) advanced materials expert committee and as the Chairman of AdMat Oklahoma,
affiliated with the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology.
Mr. Wilson earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from The University of Tulsa and also completed
the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
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