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petroleum industry and Canadian economic development: an economic history, 1900-1961.

Hugh Murray Kenneth Grant

petroleum industry and Canadian economic development: an economic history, 1900-1961.

by Hugh Murray Kenneth Grant

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Pagination450 leaves
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The Russians, with the help of their government, had been gaining ground on Standard in the international oil trade. In America, competition in the oil industry was more intense than ever. Over oil companies—from Gulf Oil in Texas to Associated Oil in California—competed with Standard. Taylor, Graham D., Imperial Standard: Imperial Oil, Exxon, and the Canadian oil industry from (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, Pp. v+ 6 maps,

The National Policy and Canadian Industrial Development Federal government secured 60% of its revenue from tariffs between and Broad range of interests sided with John A. Macdonald in supporting the raising of tariffs High tariffs, transcontinental rail link, manufacturing in central Canada, and settlement of the West were all linked under the National Policy after This book provides an economic history of the petroleum industry in Alberta as well as a detailed analysis of the operation of the markets for Alberta oil and natural gas, and the main governmental regulations (apart from environmental regulations) faced by the industry.


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Petroleum industry and Canadian economic development: an economic history, 1900-1961 by Hugh Murray Kenneth Grant Download PDF EPUB FB2

Canada's oil sands and heavy oil resources are among the world's great petroleum deposits. They include the vast oil sands of northern Alberta, and the heavy oil reservoirs that surround the small city of Lloydminster, which sits on the border between Alberta and extent of these resources is well known, but better technologies to produce oil from them are still being developed.

The history of the petroleum industry in the United States goes back to the early 19th century, although the indigenous peoples, like many ancient societies, have used petroleum seeps since prehistoric times; where found, these seeps signaled the growth of the industry from the earliest discoveries to the more recent.

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