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Film Esso “The World of Oil"
See a Esso film “The World of Oil" in 1970,

Around 24 Minutes and 23 seconds.

Not on this site, but by clicking on the link below, for a external link.

Thanks to : Periscope Film

Tekst with film and time-clips :
This black and white silent film “The World of Oil” was presented by Esso and is in segments. Tanker Fleet Grows (:24).
Esso began its post-war fleet rebuilding program in 1940, which was the first year the Esso name was used as the first word in the ship’s name.
Shown are one of the tankers being christened and released (:26-1:15).
The Maracaibo tanker Esso San Joaquin was built in 1943 but sank in January of 1960 (1:16-1:30).
Sailors clean the ship (1:33-1:50). The radar turns in rough seas as water spills onto the deck (1:51-2:14).
Additional shots of tankers are shown (2:16-2:25).
The next christening is for the Esso Baltimore in 1960 (2:31-3:00).
Conservation in Haiti (3:02). Men use machetes to cut down brush and tree limbs (3:03-3:20).
Rain falls on plants and water flows down a small path (3:21-3:54). A dry area with a small tree stump is shown (3:55).
The ocean is framed through a stone arch (4:12). An individual cooks in an open metal pan on a small fire (4:40).
Inside the Haiti Metal business, men are machining, spray painting, assembling, and packaging kerosene cook stoves into woven bags (4:50-5:32).
Women happily use them instead for pans and coffee pots (5:33-6:00). Heavy Fuel’s New Role (6:02).
Inside the Esso Research Center, a series of equipment is checked and air and blast temp controls are adjusted (6:04-6:55).
A Waltz Esso truck pulls up to U.S. Bureau of Mines in winter (6:58-7:15). Inside, molten liquid is poured into molds and dials are checked (7:18-7:58).
A sign hangs for the Dofasco Dominion Foundries & Steel Ltd. (8:00).
Steam rolls off the plant’s many buildings as trucks are filled by giant moving cranes (8:01-9:10).
Molten material is pushed onto an area and is shown flowing down a winding path (9:11-10:25).
Men wearing Esso white coats work with equipment and write down results (10:26-11:58).
Oil Mulch Aids Crops (12:04). In a research lab, one barren container is marked “Without Asphalt” and one with growth is marked “With Asphalt” (12:07-12:26).
A plow cuts furrows in a farm field and then oil mulch is sprayed into them.
A high crop yield of corn is shown (12:28-13:46). Snow Melter Burns Oil (13:49).
Heavy snow showcases a snow blower, people shoveling, a truck pushing another, children on a sled, and an airplane moving down the runway through snow (13:50-14:38).
Snow is put into an oil-burning snow melting machine (14:39-15:20).
Humble’s Home Rises (15:21). The 606 ft. Humble Building was dedicated in Houston in 1963, and the Humble smiling man logo rises on a scaffolding to the top (15:23-17:00).
Oil Progress Shown (17:01). A Special Patents Exhibit was open to the public at the National Aquarium. Shown are multiple exhibits (17:05-19:02).
Refinery in Wales (19:06). Heavy winds blow tents down in Milford Haven on opening day in 1960 for the new Esso refinery.
The Duke of Edinburgh arrives and makes a speech to a well-dressed crowd (19:09-24:13).

Esso is a trading name for ExxonMobil and its related companies.
The name is a phonetic version of the initials of the pre 1911 Standard Oil (SO = Esso), and as such became the focus of much litigation and regulatory
restriction in the United States. In 1972, it was largely replaced in the U.S. by the Exxon brand after it bought Humble Oil, while Esso remained widely used elsewhere.

A Periscope Film.