Photostory # 75: Canada Seventh as Oil Producer
National Film Board of Canada
October 9, 1956
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Oil consumption has tripled since 1946 when the domestic supply was only about a million barrels. The 1955 output of over 128 million barrels now meets the needs of all of Western Canada and part of Ontario and production has increased by almost 40% in the first half of 1956.