Distinguished Engineer Citations
A. M. Ludwig Kube
Industrial Engineering – 1942
At Time of Nomination in 1973
A. M. Ludwig Kube, born in 1916 in Parmer County, Texas, received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University in 1942. Exhibiting in his first assignment as an oiler with Phillips Petroleum Company in Phillips, Texas, his talent in industrial design, he subsequently was given experience in all phases of process engineering in a natural gasoline plant. Supervisor of the process engineering section in the gasoline department of Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, it was under his aegis that several large gasoline plants were designed and built.
In 1956, he became Phillips district engineer, with responsibility for all engineering work of the natural gas department in the Texas Panhandle. In 1960, he became manager of both engineering and operation of the department in that region. In 1963, he was made the Panhandle district manager of the Exploration and Production Department, in charge of leasing, exploration, drilling, and producing of oil and gas; and of the operation of pipelines, ten natural gasoline extraction plants, and three helium plants.
Mr. Kube is a director of Hutchinson County Water, Incorporated, vice president of the Adobe Walls Council of the Boy Scouts of America, past president of the school board in the Phillips Independent School District, past president of the Borger United Fund; and a member of the Borger Chamber of Commerce. He is affiliated with the American Petroleum Institute, the Independent Petroleum Association of America, and the Texas Manufacturers Association.
Texas Tech University recognized A.M. Ludwig Kube as: DISTINGUISHED ENGINEER.