A.G. (Al) Golden, Golden Oil, Bismarck, was inducted into the North Dakota Oil and Gas Association’s Hall of Fame at the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s 22nd Annual Meeting in Bismarck on September 11, 2003.
“Al Golden was the obvious first choice as an inductee into the North Dakota Oil and Gas Hall of Fame,” says Jeff Herman, President of the North Dakota Oil and Gas Association. Herman says, “For the past 50 years, Al has been one of the most active “go to guys” on oil and gas issues in North Dakota.”
Golden is a native of Illinois. He moved to North Dakota as a Landman with the Mobil Oil Company in 1953. He started his own company, Golden and Land Oil Company, in 1960. Golden Oil located in Bismarck, is an active oil and gas company in the Williston Basin and other regions of the country. He currently serves on the North Dakota Oil and Gas Association’s Board of Directors and the association’s legislative committee.
Golden has actively served on numerous boards and commissions throughout the years representing the oil and gas industry. He has served as President of the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association, North Dakota Landman’s Association, and as Chairman of the Greater North Dakota Association. He was appointed a member of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission in 1970 by Governor Guy and served continuous terms under Governors Link, Olson, and Sinner.