Petroleum's progress

Canada, 1978

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Archival footage and commercials provide a history of oil and oil by-products, and of the creation of the petro-chemical industry. Man has developed a frightening dependence on oil. Not only do oil by-products keep him warm and mobile, they help to feed, clean, clothe and entertain him. The film makes the point that there is yet no substitute for oil.

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production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Jerry Krepakevich

Michael Scott

director

Tom Fletcher

Duration

00:06:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1978

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