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Full Text of HR0793  102nd General Assembly

HR0793 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives of the 102nd General Assembly recognize and
4appreciate the contributions of the hardworking men and women
5of the Illinois Oil and Gas Association, its esteemed board of
6directors, and its associated affiliates; and
 
7    WHEREAS, The Illinois Oil and Gas Association has awarded
8special recognition for outstanding achievement to Brad Gesell
9and to Gesell's Pump Sales & Service, Inc.; and
 
10    WHEREAS, Brad Gesell was born in Vandalia on January 4,
111960 to an oil family from the Farina and Kinmundy areas; and
 
12    WHEREAS, Brad Gesell is a 1978 graduate of Benton High
13School and a 1980 graduate of Rend Lake College; and
 
14    WHEREAS, After graduation, Brad Gesell started his own
15company with his father, brother, and sister to service wells
16and buy production; and
 
17    WHEREAS, Gesell's Pump Sales & Service, Inc. has now grown
18to operate over 250 wells in Franklin and Jefferson Counties,
19employing 25 hardworking people; and
 

 

 

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1    WHEREAS, Gesell's Pump Sales & Service, Inc. is a vital
2contributor to the local economy, operating for 42 years and
3building a reputation for its service, expertise, and
4integrity; and
 
5    WHEREAS, Gesell's Pump Sales & Service, Inc. was awarded
6the prestigious Wildcatter of the Year Award by the Illinois
7Oil and Gas Association in 2006 and again in 2021; and
 
8    WHEREAS, Brad Gesell of Gesell's Pump Sales & Service,
9Inc. was the 2022 recipient of the Illinois Oil and Gas
10Association's Lifetime Achievement Award; therefore, be it
 
11    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
12HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
13we recognize Brad Gesell, the Gesell family, and the employees
14of Gesell Pump Sales & Service, Inc. on their decades of
15service and contributions to the Illinois oil and gas
16industry; and be it further
 
17    RESOLVED, That we congratulate Gesell's Pump Sales &
18Service, Inc. on winning the Wildcatter of the Year Award in
192021; and be it further
 
20    RESOLVED, That we congratulate Brad Gesell on receiving
21the 2022 Illinois Oil and Gas Association's Lifetime

 

 

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1Achievement Award; and be it further
 
2    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
3presented to Brad Gesell of Gesell's Pump Sales & Service,
4Inc. as a token of our esteem and respect.