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Rex D. Coppedge Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Coppedge has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the oil and gas industry

    DALLAS, TX, June 03, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rex D. Coppedge with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Coppedge celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

After graduating from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College with an Associate of Arts in 1956, Mr. Coppedge attended the University of Oklahoma and earned a Bachelor of Science in geological engineering in 1958. Furthermore, he excelled with Tenneco in cities throughout Texas, Louisiana, Kansas and Wyoming, holding the posts of geological engineer and district geological engineer from 1959 to 1973. Subsequently, Mr. Coppedge accepted the position of vice president of exploration with the Southwestern Gas Pipeline in Dallas between 1973 and 1976, further progressing to a consultant geologist in Dallas from 1976 and 1977.

Moreover, Mr. Coppedge contributed as the president of Coppedge Oil & Gas Inc. in Plano, Texas, from 1977 until his retirement. Civically, he served in the United States Navy achieving the rank of a third class petty officer from 1953 to 1955. He was also involved in the Ross Perot presidential campaign and the Collin County Reform Party of Plano. For his accomplishments, Mr. Coppedge has been selected for inclusion in the fifth edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering.

To remain up to date with developments in the field, Mr. Coppedge maintains affiliation with the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists and the Dallas Geological Society. Throughout his career, he is proud to have discovered a lot of gas and oil. He discovered a field in Texas during 1981, which was the year his mother passed away from cancer. To show his love and appreciation for his mother he named the field in her honor, Pearl (Mississippian) Field, Jack Co., TX, September 18, 1981. Outside of his career, Mr. Coppedge enjoys golfing, playing bridge and reading in his spare time.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Coppedge has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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