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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 15 (1931)

Issue: 6. (June)

First Page: 597

Last Page: 610

Title: Account of Early Endeavors on Anticlinal Theory in Canada

Author(s): R. B. Harkness (2)


Seepages of oil were reported by the Geological Survey of Canada as early as 1840. Hunt visited the oil wells of Oil Springs, Ontario, in 1860, and in March, 1861, about one month after the first flowing well was drilled, presented his paper in Montreal, in which he outlined the anticlinal theory as now known.

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