Curtis Frasier (JD ’82) has been named the Frederic Dorwart Visiting Chair in Energy Law. Frasier joined Shell Oil Company in 1982, immediately after graduating from TU Law. He most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel of Shell Upstream Americas and Head of Legal for Shell in the United States before retiring in 2013. Frasier held many other positions in Houston, London, and The Hague and led a number of business units within the company. Currenty, Frasier is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shell Midstream Partners, GP, and an Executive Board Member of The Center for American and International Law’s Institute for Energy Law. He has served on TU Law’s Sustainable Energy and Resources Law Board of Visitors since 2011. Frasier received his BA in Education at Arizona State University, where he serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Sustainability.
About the Frederic Dorwart Chair in Energy Law:
The University of Tulsa College of Law established the Frederic Dorwart Chair in Energy Law in 2009 with the generous support of the George Kaiser Family Foundation. The Chair serves to mentor a new generation of TU Law students who will tackle a myriad of issues surrounding the nation’s long-term energy resource needs and develop national sustainable energy policy.