Joseph P. Mueller, P.E.

321 Texan Trail Ste. 220

Corpus Christi, Texas  78478-0069

361.882.1912 office

361.883.1907 fax



            Texas A & M University, 1949: B. S. degree in Petroleum Engineering

            University of North Caroline-Chapel Hill & Millsaps College, 1944-1945;

            United States Naval Flight Program


Professional Experience

1997 – Present        Mueller Energetics Corp, Oil and Gas Exploration and Acquisitions, President.  Evaluation of oil and gas properties for purchase; economic feasibility studies for petroleum development; preparation of geological prospects; marketing and consummating exploration projects.

1979 – 1997                        Mueller Engineering Corp, Oil and Gas Consultants, President and Chief Executive Officer.  Manage oil and gas engineering consulting and operations firm of oil and gas well drilling and completion programs; hydrocarbon production; oil and gas reserve studies; petroleum property evaluation and management; expert court witness for Texas Railroad Commission; petroleum sales contract negotiations; feasibility studies; preparation of regulatory agency reports; and petroleum exploration evaluations.


1977 – 1979                        Mueller Exploration, Inc., President and Chairman of the Board, 1977 to 1995; Chairman of the Board 1995 to present.


1957 – 1978                        Joseph P. Mueller, Consulting Petroleum Engineer/Oil and Gas Operator, Sole Proprietor and Oil and Gas Consultant, providing a full range of petroleum consultant and property operational services to the industry.


1956 – 1957                        A. A. Moore Oil Operator, Engineer.  Designed and supervised the installation of equipment for secondary recovery projects.


1955 – 1956                        S. H. Howell Drilling Company, Manager


1953 – 1954                        Engineering Service Company, Manager


1952 – 1953                        Lockhart Oil Company of Texas, Engineer


1950 – 1952                        U. S. Army Field Artillery, Lieutenant, USA, Korea and Japan


1949 – 1950                        Lockhart Oil Company of Texas, Engineer


1944 -  1945                        United States Navy, Naval Air Cadet 


Professional Memberships

            Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, #11609



“Distinguished Petroleum Engineer of the Year”, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Gulf Coast Chapter, 1983


Community Involvement

Texas A & M University, College of Engineering, External Advisory and Development Council, 1991 to present.

John and Marie Stella Kennedy Memorial Foundation, Director, 1990 to present.

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi Foundation/Warren Foundation, Director.

Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, Advisor, 1996 to present.

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi Foundation Board, Member.