Former United Energy Resources CEO dies at 88

J.Hugh Roff, Jr., once the President, Chairman of the Board and CEO of United Energy Resources, Inc. died last week at the age of 88.

Before taking over at United Energy Resources, Roff worked for ATT. In 1974, he was CEO at United Energy and its principal subsidiary United Gas Pipeline Company.

His obituary stated that under his leadership, UER’s revenues grew from $600 million to $3.9 billion.  During his leadership at UER, he also serviced as Chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of American, Chairman of the Institute of Gas Technology and Director of the American Gas Association.

Roff died in Houston, Texas but was born in Wewoka, Oklahoma. A memorial service will be held Monday, Oct. 28 at the St Paul United Methodist church in Houston.