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Collection C0029 - James H. Gray collection of documentation on the proposed Montreal and Trans-Canada pipeline projects.
CA ACU SPC C0029
James H. Gray collection of documentation on the proposed Montreal and Trans-Canada pipeline projects.
- [ca. 1948-1958] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2 m. of textual records.
Name of creator
Canadian journalist, historian and author James H. Gray was born in Whitemouth, Manitoba, on August 31, 1906. Died in Calgary, Alberta, on November 12, 1998. Biographical information available in The Oxford companion to Canadian literature, p. 317-318.
Material collected by James H. Gray. Donated by Home Oil Company Limited and Western Decalta Petroleum Limited in 1975.
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Scope and content
Collection consists of submissions made by various companies in the oil industry to the Alberta Petroleum and Natural Gas Conservation Board and the National Energy Board relating to the exportation of natural gas and crude oil from Alberta to Eastern Canada and the United States via proposed pipelines. Includes geological and engineering data, projections of Canadian market requirements, reserve estimates, financial projections, facility descriptions, etc. Companies making submissions include among others Trans-Canada Pipe Lines Ltd., Westcoast Transmission Co. Ltd., Alberta and Southern Gas Co. Ltd. and Canadian-Montana Pipe Line Co. Collection also includes several submissions to the Royal Commission on Energy in 1958.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
Text in English.
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