Based in Oklahoma City, Duke Ligon is the senior vice president of Mekusukey Oil Company, a private mineral investment firm. Outside of his work in Oklahoma City, Duke Ligon serves as senior advisor to Peter J. Solomon Company, a Houston-based energy practice.
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Attorney and businessman Duke Ligon serves as president and CEO of the company he established more than 40 years ago, Mekusukey Oil Company, LLC. The company is among the nation's largest privately held businesses focused on acquiring and managing perpetual mineral resources; it conducts business in Oklahoma and more than 20 other states. Mekusukey maintains offices in Wewoka and in Oklahoma City. Duke Ligon and his staff oversee operations covering approximately 80,000 net mineral acres.