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Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors fonds


Physical Description:
1.5 m of textual records. -- 2 photographs. -- 5 films

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors was incorporated in 1949 with the following objectives: to improve the status of the oilwell drilling contracting industry and of those in its employ; to promote study and the dissemination of information relating to the oil industry; to promote the oil industry; to promote good relations between oil companies and oilwell drilling companies; and to promote cooperation between governments, authorities and the oilwell drilling industry. Over time the association has increased its activities and has formed standing committees such as Technical, Public Relations, Safety Service Rigs, Taxation, and Training. In 1981 service and supply members left the association and formed the Petroleum Services Association of Canada.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes (1956-1972), annual reports (1966-1995), submissions (1958-1975), speeches (1953-1965), journal (2003-2013), conference records (1972, 1975), photographs of wells, and films re drilling industry.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors, 1982-2014.

The material is in English.

No restrictions on access.

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Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-6441, M-9672, F-184, PB-859

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