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Title Documentation of the Leduc Oil Field Discovery, Vol. II
Reference IOLpub-1a-17-v2
Collection Imperial Oil
Library Glenbow Museum
Date 1978-1979
Description The report summarises the factors in the Leduc oil discovery of February 1947, which started a sustained Western Canadian oil boom. The material consists of documentary material from Imperial Oil's records which covers the policy and preparation that led to the discovery. The rest of the material is that which was gathered from individuals who were linked to the discovery and subsequent operations.
Document Type Company Records, Manuscript, Report
Primary Commodity Oil
Theme Exploration and Discovery; Ecology and the Environment; Production
Keywords hydrocarbon exploration, oil well, petroleum, fuel, drilling, minerals, flora and fauna, refinery, labour, gas
Region North America
Places Canada, Alberta, Ontario
Company or Organisation Imperial Oil Limited
Copyright Glenbow Museum