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Identifier: e_bb_5035
Title: More Oil and Gas for Today and Tomorrow
Description: Produced film on the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission, covering its 1935 formation, purpose and principles. Contains live footage mixed with animation documenting oil and gas well planning and construction. Topics covered include unitized fields and the water drive technique. Also provides a brief history of the petroleum industry and makes a case for petroleum as a continued energy source for the United States. Includes footage of the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission headquarters in Oklahoma and a plaque for Drake Well Park in Pennsylvania. Film closes with the logos of the Interstate Oil Compact Commission and Sunoco, with a title card reading, "From the Film Libraries of Sun Oil Company." Color internegative picture with sound. Extra metadata on film leader includes: "End- Print 1; Interneg. [Internegative]."
City: Titusville; Oklahoma City
State: Pennsylvania; Oklahoma
Country: United States
Date: circa 1943-1963
Creator: Bob Bailey Productions
Contributor: Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission; Sunoco
Source: Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 77/1.3
Format: Color film
Size: 16mm
Duration: 26 minutes, 15 seconds