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Desert Venture (Part II)

'This is a story of a venture by American capital in a strange and ancient land,' says the narrator. Shows the search and extraction of oil in Saudi Arabia, necessary to power the American 'nation on wheels.'                                              

Video Information
Year: 1958
Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Middle East;Oil industry;Globalization;
Duration: 00:14:02
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: n/a
Language: English
Sponsor: Aramco (Arab-American Oil Company) / Standard Oil Company of Californi
Contributing Organization: Internet Archive
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2001
Digitizing Organization: Internet Archive

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