John Orban, III graduated from Princeton University with a BSE in Geological Engineering, he spent three years in the Naval Civil Engineer Corps as Officer In Charge of Construction in Yokohama, Japan and as Division Officer with the Seabees in Vietnam. He was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal.
He has worked as roustabout for Sun Oil in Morgan City, LA; mud-logger for Baroid in Singapore; and explorationist for: Mobil in Dallas, Aramco in Saudi Arabia, a start-up oil company in Oklahoma City, and Callon Petroleum.
In 1983, Mr. Orban established
J. Orban & Company. The firm specializes in upstream oil and gas investment opportunities. Clients include multinational corporate investors as well as domestic and international oil companies.