Petroleum industry and trade--Alberta



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Energy crisis

The item is a documentary made by the CBC around 1980. Canada requires 1.8 million barrels of oil each day. To reduce its dependency on Middle East oil reserves, there is a goal to become energy self-sufficient in 10 years. Also discusses the Tar Sands reserves, and the threat to world peace over the oil supply. British Columbia's forest industry contributes to the fact that it is the most energy-wasteful province. Use of hog fuel (wood waste). Includes interviews with Alberta premier Peter Lougheed, Imperial Oil president Jim Livingstone, and economist John Heliwell.

Futures in oil : [out-takes]

Out-takes. Career opportunities in the oil industry of western Canada. Shows steps involved in surveying, sounding, scientific testing, site determination, oil well drilling and refining. The film was mainly shot in Alberta, but there are some BC scenes.

[Oil industry]

Television stock shots. Includes footage of oil-port; oil tanker & tanks, Cherry Point; tar sands (Freebe) ; and lab testing of lubricating oils.