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Sivalls is PBPA's newest Top Hand

January 9, 2024

Odessa American

By Bob Campbell

Pioneer Odessa industrialist C. Richard “Dick” Sivalls will receive his second major award in three months when he is designated the Permian Basin Petroleum Association’s “Top Hand” at a Jan. 18 reception and banquet at the Petroleum Club in Midland.

In October Sivalls was named the Permian Basin International Oil Show’s Honoree.

“The Top Hand Award is the highest award bestowed by PBPA members and one of the highest honors given to an energy professional in the Permian Basin,” a PBPA spokesman said. “Being a Top Hand means you exemplify all the best qualities of professional and community service.”

Sivalls is president and CEO of Sivalls Inc., where he’s worked since 1958, and he remains...

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