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Image No: IP-11-1-1

Title: Chemical engineer William Harold McCullough running tests in corner of the general chemical laboratory at the Imperial Oil refinery, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1933-1934]

Remarks: Published in Imperial Oil Review, January-February, 1934.
The general chemical laboratory is where competitive products are tested and where tests are run on samples to clear up obscure conditions in industrial plants.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / Imperial Oil Limited - Research / Laboratories / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Research

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Title: View of general chemical laboratory at the Imperial Oil refinery, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1933-1934]

Remarks: Oils are examined for chemical defects and special tests are run for oils required by customers who have peculiar lubrication problems requiring rigid specifications.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / Imperial Oil Limited - Research / Laboratories / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Research

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Title: Heavy oil testing laboratory at the Imperial Oil refinery, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1933-1934]

Remarks: Oils are examined for physical defects and every step of manufacturing is checked and double checked.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / Imperial Oil Limited - Research / Laboratories / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Research

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Title: Gordon Paterson checking gasoline samples for the presence of sulphur in laboratory at the Imperial Oil refinery, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1933-1934]

Remarks: Published in Imperial Oil Review, January-February, 1934.
On its way through the plant, every run of gasoline and kerosene is examined for impurities.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / Imperial Oil Limited - Research / Laboratories / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Research

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Title: William Muir checking the process by which Marvelube Motor Oil is distilled in laboratory at the Imperial Oil refinery, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1933-1934]

Remarks: Published in Imperial Oil Review, January-February, 1934.
All operations carried on in the refinery are carried out in miniature in the laboratory, thus testing the efficiency of the plant and maintaining product excellence.

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / Imperial Oil Limited - Research / Laboratories / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Research

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Title: Analytical chemist William Doohan examining purchased materials in laboratory at the Imperial Oil refinery, Sarnia, Ontario.

Date: [ca. 1933-1934]

Subject(s): Imperial Oil Limited - Employees / Imperial Oil Limited - Research / Laboratories / Petroleum industry and trade - Employees / Petroleum industry and trade - Research

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