Early Oil & Gas Production in California
California Department of Conservation
Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources
Description: An account of the early days in oil and gas fields in Ventura County and Pico Canyon (Newhall). Shows jackline plant in operation;
shows Pico No. 4 oil well in operation; includes interview with Pico oil field foreman Frenchy Lagasse; more.
Written and Directed by Susan F. Hodgson
Videography and Animation by Jim Spriggs
Narrated by Terry Nelson
Music by The Muletones
Dr. H.B. Alexander
ARCO Oil & Gas Co.
California Oil Museum, Unocal Corp.
California State Library
Chevron USA Inc.
E.C. Holmes, Texaco Producing Inc.
Frank F. Latta
Lowie Museum of Anthropology, UC Berkeley
Marlin-West Drilling Co. Inc.
Richard Marshall, Unocal Corp.
The Oildale News
Warren W. Thompson, T&T Energy Service Inc.