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Shell Oil Company has over 1,400 service stations in North Carolina. This article contains information on other activities the company is involved in around the state.
An ever-changing scene of interest takes place on Wilmington's waterfront daily in connection with the steadily increasing movement of freight through that port. During the past year, tonnage has increased, petroleum products lead all forms of port commerce, and import and export commerce has increased.
This article is an attempt to correct many of the misconceptions that prevail concerning the early attempts to discover oil in North Carolina by discussing early efforts to locate oil. The author also examines what was learned at a relatively early period about the potential for extracting petroleum from rock formations of the Piedmont region.