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LyondellBasell CEO James Gallogly to Speak at Convocation May 12

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Media contact: Evie Klopp Holzer, (405) 831-0709

OKLAHOMA CITY –  LyondellBasell Chief Executive Officer and 1977 OU Law Alumnus James “Jim” Gallogly will address graduating law students at the University of Oklahoma College of Law Convocation 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 North Walker Ave. in Oklahoma City.

LyondellBasell is one of the world’s largest chemicals and refining companies. Prior to joining LyondellBasell, Gallogly served as executive vice president of Exploration & Production for Conoco Phillips. He was named to that position in 2008 after serving as executive vice president of Refining, Marketing & Transportation for Conoco Phillips since 2006. Gallogly joined ChevronPhillips Chemical as president and chief executive officer in 2000. Previously, he served Phillips Petroleum Company as senior vice president of chemicals and plastics, vice president of olefins and polyolefins and vice president for North America production. Gallogly joined Phillips in 1980 and held various roles in exploration and production, legal and finance in the early portion of his career, including international assignments.

Gallogly serves on the board of directors of the American Chemistry Council and the Society of Chemical Industry. He is also a member of the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering Board of Visitors, the University of Colorado Engineering Advisory Council and the University Cancer Foundation Board of Visitors at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Additionally, Gallogly serves on the board of directors and executive committee at Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas. He is a member of the Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas bar associations.

Gallogly received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado in 1974 and a law degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1977. He completed the Advanced Executive Program at the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1998.