Richard and Elizabeth Flury Scholarship

Richard Flury (Bsc,1970) built a remarkable career in the oil and gas industry, retiring in 2001 as chief executive of industry giant BP (British Petroleum).  He's one of a small number of Canadians to reach such heights on the international business stage.  As head of the largest business segment in the company, Flury had responsibility for BP's worldwide gas marketing, trading and renewable businesses.  He says his physics degree was essential in that it introduced him to a disciplined approach to problem-solving as well as the connection between philosophy and physics.

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