125 Years of History

[vc_row animation=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]On Tuesday, January 1 we rang in the new year and celebrated the first day of 2013.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row animation=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]January 1 was also an important day for Cabot – the company officially turned 125 years old. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row animation=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]In 1888, Godfrey Lowell Cabot bought his brother’s businesses from them and became the sole proprietor of what would eventually become Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. The company has a proud history starting with drilling its first well in western Pennsylvania in 1891 and continued its successes for decades until present day.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row animation=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Some quick facts:

  • The community of Cabot, Pennsylvania is named after our founder, Godfrey Lowell Cabot, who established the Cabot Academy in the town.
  • Cabot first expanded south into Texas in 1925 under the leadership of Tom Cabot.
  • In 1991, Cabot became a 100% publicly owned company.

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Bill desRosiers

Raised in Highland Falls, New York, William desRosiers learned about responsible resource development, firsthand, as a part of his family's mining business. William received his B.S. in Management, B.A.in History and MBA from Misericordia University. He currently serves in External Affairs for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. His primary responsibilities include strengthening media relationships, managing company-run fundraising programs, building better community relations and representing Cabot every chance he has.

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