Science: Omnipresent Oil

> Germany did not need to go to war for oil; her underground rocks are undoubtedly awash with it.

> If France, Czecho-Slovakia, Italy or Japan were populated by Americans with their genius for "wildcatting," the oil output of those countries would, making an allowance for differences in area, equal that of the U.S. today.

These startling assertions express the views of two ranking U.S. geologists who agreed last week that large parts of every continent (with the possible exception oi Australia) are soaked with petroleum, Wrote Harvard's Professor Kirtley F Mather in...

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