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Oregon and Washington Offshore Oil Exploration Research Records, 1965-1989

O.L. Wellman and Son, Richfield Oil Co. agents in Mt. Angel, Oregon, ca. 1940s.

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The Oregon and Washington Offshore Oil Exploration Research Records consist of materials assembled by Robert S. Yeats documenting oil exploration offshore of Oregon and Washington in the 1960s. Yeats is Professor Emeritus of Geology at Oregon State University.

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0.35 cubic foot; 1 box

Related Papers

Additional materials pertaining to oil exploration in western Oregon are available in the Western Oregon Petroleum Exploration Well Records (MSS WOPE). The College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences (RG 173) and Geosciences Department (RG 208) Records include materials pertaining to oceanographic and geologic research at Oregon State University.

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