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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 28 (1944)

Issue: 12. (December)

First Page: 1780

Last Page: 1780

Title: Oil for the Lamps of America: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Mortimer Kline

Article Type: Meeting abstract


The author was recently general counsel for the Petroleum Reserves Corporation at Washington, D. C. He discussed the future of the development of the great oil reserves of the Middle East, emphasizing the importance of American participation and outlining the efforts of the Government to improve the position of American interests. He considered the acquisition of the early concessions, described their present control and the great potentialities of the region, and pointed out the need for more global thinking on the part of most American geologists.

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