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Title Petroleum: Australia
Reference POWE 33/1702
Collection Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Power, and of related bodies
Library The National Archives
Date 1946-1962
Description These papers include details of a number of oil and mineral exploration surveys and other operations in Australia. Also included are a number of newspaper and magazine clippings concerning the search for oil in Canada.
Document Type Report, Correspondence
Primary Commodity Oil
Theme Exploration and Discovery; Cultivation; Production
Keywords hydrocarbon exploration, petroleum, minerals, geology, geography, oil well, drilling, fuel, coal, iron
Region Australasia, Europe, North America, South America
Places Australia; UK; France; USA; Venezuela
Company or Organisation Shell Oil Company
Copyright The National Archives